Pono Ono Poke Recognized in RD+D Awards
Aria Group’s project, Pono Ono Poke in Evanston, IL, received an honorable mention in Restaurant Development + Design Magazine for “Best Limited-Service Restaurant“.
These are exciting times at Aria Group! Our firm will be celebrating its 34th anniversary on February 15th, 2023 and we begin our transition to a new chapter. Four of our current Principals, including our three founders – Jim Lencioni, Walter Pancewicz and Joe Vajda, along with Tom Smiciklas – will be stepping back from […]Read More
Aria Group is excited to announce the promotion of a new class of Associates! Each has shown not only dedication to Aria, but also dedication to their projects, team, and our clients. Together they bring a combined 56 years of experience at Aria Group. They understand Design That Delivers. Most importantly, they are nice people […]Read More
We are very excited for the announcement of Verdad — a new concept we are working on with Perry’s Restaurant Group. Since the conception of the idea, we have been working with Perry’s to develop the design and architecture of Verdad – as well as the branding design. Verdad is coming to Austin in Summer […]Read More
The yearly restaurant tour event – Tour the Trends – from rd+d magazine returned in 2022! The rd+d team hosts a group of architects, designers, developers and foodservice consultants for a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the newest and most interesting restaurants in Chicago. Our very own Project Designer – Elizabeth Kozlik – spoke to […]Read More
A new project from our long-time client Cooper’s Hawk — Esquire by Cooper’s Hawk — is featured in this month’s edition of rd+d Magazine. We were excited to partner with the Cooper’s Hawk team and bring this unique experience to life. This unique wine-tasting and restaurant experience features a Visiting Chef menu. The first chef […]Read More