Cafe du Parc

Located within the historic Willard Intercontinental Hotel, this project involved the complete demo, redesign/ renovation and build back of the Cafe Du Parc lounge and kitchen. TEEL completed this fast track protect over 12 weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finishes included an array of special ordered wall and floor tiles from Europe, installation of 5 different custom wall coverings, which included installing at the Cafe interior walls and ceilings, all new MEP + Sprinkler systems, low voltage, lighting controls, AV, kitchen equipment, Bohemian mirrors at the rear bar and columns, and custom wood wall-paneling and built-in millwork, which was finished off by hand painted antiquing. TEEL also renovated 3 existing, ground level restrooms at the rear of the Cafe and renovated the adjacent service corridor to allow public access to the restrooms from the Cafe. TEEL was accompanied by JN + A Architects and Swatchroom, as the interior design, along with other specialty design consultants, trade partners and vendors to complete this uniquely designed space.

Locations: Washington, DC


Renovation to existing bar and restaurant while keeping space open in a mixed use building. Project included adding a second kitchen, a new large private dining room with operable partition, renovation of the existing private dining area, expansion of the existing bar and a new market space.

Locations: Washington, DC

Five Guys

TEEL has completed multiple locations for the Virginia headquartered fast casual dining chain. Projects include full turnkey buildout from the MEP systems to the signature white and red checkered tile.

Locations: Potomac Yards VA (pictured), Hyattesville MD

Famous Toastery

Newly built 3,200 sf restaurant interior with an approximately 1,000 sqft kitchen to accommodate 100+ patrons. The scope of work included but is not limited to MEP, sprinkler, new finishes, custom millwork and countertops. TEEL also scheduled, coordinated and installed all owner provided millwork, specialty items to include industrial kitchen equipment, wood wainscoting, trims, metal accents and walk in cooler.

Location:  Reston, VA

Maison Kayser

Maison Kayser brought its French elegance to Chinatown in Washington, DC; located just above George Washington University. The restaurants deign required over 55 core drills over the University challenging TEEL’s team with overnight – weekend work to accommodate the neighboring tenants. The final outcome showcased open layout allowing for high-end finishes, a storefront window in the middle of the store, extensive lighting with various fixture types as well as a brand new kitchen.

Location: Washington, DC (pictured); Carlstadt, NJ

Pret A Manger

resized_20160710_183307Pret A Manger selected TEEL to complete the build-out of their new Midtown Manhattan location at 46th and 8th Avenue.  The project team’s successful performance helped secure two additional projects for the growing restaurant group.  Here’s what our clients had to say:

“I’m really looking forward to your next projects with Pret.  [TEEL’s Superintendent] did a really great job at 46&8 and he was  very supportive to me and the team.  Our job becomes easier when we work with people like that.”  Adam Tomczyk, Operations Manager 

“Just a quick note to let you know what an amazing job [TEEL’s superintendent] did on the 1350 Sixth Avenue extension project. This is probably one of the most complex projects Pret has ever done in USA also considering that we only closed for a long weekend. Everybody at Pret is very pleased with the outcome. It is a beautiful store.” Sergio Garcia, Construction Project Manager   

Architect: Various


40th and Park Ave – New York City

46th and 8th Ave – New York City

55th and 6th Ave – New York City



The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck

The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck IAD (1)

Repeat client, Air Ventures entrusted TEEL with the construction of their new Wolfgang Puck concept “The Kitchen.” A 3,000 SF new build-out in Concourse A of Washington Dulles International Airport combined three previous restaurant spaces into one. Notable features include the oversized Woodstone Pizza Oven, a double layer floating concrete panel ceiling system and custom light fixtures from the Czech Republic.

Architect: Lami Grubb Architects

Location: Washington Dulles International Airport


Firkin & Flyer BWI

Firkin and Flyer BWI (2)

The Firkin & Flyer is a British style pub at BWI, conveniently located in the  B/C Concourse connector. Decked out with wall to wall graphics and an aeronautical themed decor, it features a full size biplane mounted directly in the terminal between the main dining area/bar and the high-end lounge across the hall, designed for patrons to relax and grab a drink while they wait for their flights. Click here to check out the flyover rendering.

Architect: Form Design

Location: BWI Airport – Baltimore, MD


This renovation of an old warehouse in a DC packing district brings Chef Nick Stefanelli’s aspiration for his first restaurant to life, which has since been awarded a Michelin Star. The 2,000 square foot interior’s features include an open kitchen, hand-made tile, white marble countertops, custom-made climate controlled wine cabinets, and a mixture of plaster and exposed walls and ceilings. Outdoors, you can sit under the 1,500 square foot climate controlled pergola which is fully retractable, and covers the imported hand-painted tile floor. While waiting for a table, you can lounge at one of the couches that surround the fire pits at the entrance to the restaurant.
2017 ICSC U.S. Design and Development Gold Award

Architect: Grupo7 Architecture + Interiors
Location:  1340 4th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Grille District DCA

Grille-DCoverPhotoLocated in Pier B of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, this restaurant and grille raises the bar for airport concessions with it’s upscale menu and craft beer list. These selections, paired with high-end architectural elements such as the honey onyx lit bar top and Interlam fabric-wrapped wall panels create an atmosphere like no other at the airport.
Architect: Lami Grubb Architects
Location: Ronald Reagan National Airport


Rocksalt Restaurant

Rocksalt_ByTomDaly_7Located in The Shops at Stonefield in Charlottesville, this 4,500 square foot oyster bar and restaurant owned by acclaimed Restaurateur Travis Croxton of Rappahannock Oyster Co., features a minimalist design with a large dining area, open ceilings, stained concrete floors, an open view kitchen, and a 20-seat white marble topped bar. An outdoor patio with a roll up garage door for outdoor bar seating will be sure to attract patrons in the warmer months.
Architect: John Cooney Associates
Location: Charlottesville, VA

Bistro Atelier IAD

CoverTEEL constructed this 135-seat bistro (IAD’s Largest Restaurant), converting what once was three retail spaces. Bistro Atelier opened by restauranteur, Hakan Ilhan, brings classic French cuisine to the airport, including savory and sweet crepes, and an all day breakfast and brunch menu.
Architect: Norris Design Studio
Location: Dulles International Airport


CoverThe Denver-based fast casual restaurant chain is quickly expanding east. Typically constructed within ten (10) weeks, TEEL is charged with effectively managing over 2 dozen subcontractors and Owner vendors to ensure an on-time opening. The Smashburger name refers to the chain’s process of smashing meat on the grill; meant to keep the juices seared in. Different geographical regions boast their own unique burger; i.e. “The Capital” in the DC-metro and “The New Englander” in Boston.
Architect: Various
Completed locations:
Alexandria, VA
Baltimore, MD [Fells Point]
Bronx, NY [Riverdale]
Cortlandt Manor, NY
Dupont Circle, DC
Ellicott City, MD
Falls Church, VA
Frederick, MD
Gaithersburg, MD [Downtown Crown]
Merrifield, VA [Dunn Loring Metro]
Millford, CT
Natick, MA
NYC, NY [Williams St]
Owings Mills, MD
Ronald Reagan National Airport [DCA]
Vienna, VA [Tysons West Metro]
Washington Dulles International Airport [IAD]
Waterford, CT


TEEL completed this Starbucks inside the new Marquis Marriot in Washington DC. This location has a wood feature wall (see photo), which is a new concept you may be seeing at more Starbucks soon. The build was completed and ready to open concurrently with the opening of the Marquis Marriot.
Architect: Cooper Carry
Location: Marquis Marriot – Washington, DC

Vino Volo

This ‘wine country chic’ style of construction boasts reclaimed barn wood from Missouri used for interior millwork components and the storefront façade. The 55-seat dining room overlooks a 12-seat custom zinc bar top with backlit feature wall that separates the bar/ dining room areas from the retail wine shop.
2019 ICSC U.S. Design and Development Commendation

Locations: Bethesda MD, Tysons Corner VA, DCA (pictured), JAX, BWI

Elevation Burger

Elevation Burger Fair Oaks Mall (1)Elevation Burger’s commitment to the environment was upheld with the use of high-end, environmentally sustainable and non-hazardous finishes. Included in this mix was bamboo flooring, low VOC paints and sorghum countertops. The project’s scope also included a new storefront trimmed out with reclaimed wood components leading to exterior patio dining.
Architect: Lingle Design Group
Location: Fair Oaks Mall, Fairfax, VA

Circa at Clarendon

Circa Clarendon (1)Located in Arlington’s trendy Clarendon neighborhood, this restaurant and bar features a 4,000 square foot dining room and elaborate bar with a 1,300 square foot mezzanine used primarily for storage and the mechanical equipment servicing the top-of-the-line kitchen below. An outdoor patio on Clarendon Boulevard and terrace in the front of the building will be sure to attract patrons in the warmer months.
Architect: Studio Cinq
Location: Arlington, VA

Butterfield 9 Restaurant

Butterfield 9  (1)AIA Potomac Valley Chapter 2004 Design Award Winner:
Jury Comments: “An elegant job of filling the high volume single-story space, creating the dining mezzanine above. Consistent detailing throughout. Well proportioned and overall excellent job.”
Architect: Manion & Coratola Architects
Location: Washington, D.C.

Pizzeria Paradiso

Pizza Paradiso (1)This 120-seat restaurant in the heart of historic Old Town is Pizzeria Paradiso’s 3rd location in the Washington Metropolitan Area (following Dupont Circle and Georgetown, respectively). The “warehouse styled” theme prevalent throughout all 3 locations features exposed brick veneer and reclaimed wood used for flooring and millwork aspects on the project.
Architect: Gronning Architects
Location: Old Town Alexandria, VA


Paolos Reston (1)The 55-seat private dinning room expansion includes elaborate finishes, tapered bulkheads, and bright colors, equip with an intricate bar.
Architect: Forma Design
Location: Reston, VA

Chez Francois

Chez FrancoisWhen owner Francois Haeringer wanted his world-renowned restaurant to remain operative during kitchen and dining room renovations, he hired TEEL to insure a delicate delivery.
Location: Great Falls, VA

New Heights

New HeightsNew Heights is one of Washington DC’s premier Contemporary American restaurants. With its open dinning room ceilings and large windows overlooking the District’s Rock Creek Park, a truly stylish ambiance has been maintained since the project’s completion over 20 years ago. Take it from Zagat: “New Heights sets a standard for creativity year after year – top honors for food, service and stylish décor.”
Location: Washington, DC

Potbelly Sandwich Works

Potbelly1These 2,500-3,000 square foot sandwich shops were completed during the Spring/ Summer of 2008 at the end of the 200-store roll-out.
Architect: Various
Completed locations:
Reston, VA
National Harbour, MD
NW Washington DC

River Club

River ClubThis neo-classical design featuring etched glass, 20-foot fountains, swerving ceilings and stainless steel or lacquer millwork exemplifies TEEL master craftsmanship.