A collaborative approach to foodservice design.
Cal State Fullerton
The Gastronome residential dining facility serves the new residential village at Cal State Fullerton. The 565 seat eatery offers an all you care to eat style service with several options for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving students, faculty and guests.
The venue features five exhibition cooking platforms, a salad bar and a retail/late night market that offer a variety of food items for the students to enjoy. Also included is a private dining room where students can dine and interact with the chefs. The dining atmosphere offers a variety of seating environments that includes quiet intimate spaces as well as booth, banquette, four-tops and bar-height tables.


“It was important to us that this facility fosters positive student socialization and academic achievement while integrating leading sustainability strategies”
Stephen Chamberlain – Sr. Project Manager at Cal State Fullerton

Services
  • Design Phase
  • Program Verification
  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Construction Documents
  • Plan Check
  • Construction Phase
  • Bid Review
  • Construction Administration
Project Data
Location
Fullerton, CA
Year Completed
2011
Building SF
33,900
Foodservice SF
20,700
Project Cost
$143 M
Foodservice Cost
$2.9 M
Total Seats
475
Population Served
1,800
Architect
Steinberg
Construction Type
New
Design Process
Design-Build
LEED Certification
Platinum