Multi-station Food Court Stands Up to Daily Wear and Tear
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Collins Cooper Carusi Architect
University of Georgia Food Court
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- Designing a multi-station and food court area in a campus student center and dining facility.
- Creating a stylish, fun and functional serving environment for a 580-seat dining hall and cyber café.
- Choosing durable, renewable materials that will stand up to the wear and tear of a busy food service environment as well as daily use by the student population.
- Selecting surface materials that were durable and easy to maintain but could also add color and beauty as a featured design element.
- Finding materials that could meet the varied design requirements for a number of unique applications including: hot/cold serving platforms, tray stands, countertops, display boxes and beverage stations.
- Choosing surfaces that could stand up to spills, stains, chips, cracks, extreme temperatures and food service code requirements.
- With a sleek, streamlined look and varied color palette, DuPont™ Corian® solid surface and Zodiaq® quartz surface added a cohesive element to the many varied chef serving stations.
- Corian® and Zodiaq® surface materials are both durable and renewable. They resist chips, cracks, scratches and stains—making cleaning and maintenance simple.
- A wide range of features made Corian® and Zodiaq® ideal for a food service environment. These included: NSF/ANSI 51 food contact Certification and a Class 1(A) fire rating.
- With its unmatched durability, extensive color palette and endless fabrication options, Corian® is one of the most versatile surface materials available.
- The radiant quartz surface of Zodiaq® is beautifully unique and durable. It requires no sealants or treatments, keeping cleaning and maintenance simple.
- Both Corian® and Zodiaq® are beautiful and stylish, yet practical and functional—making them the ideal choice for a wide range of food service applications.