When we got a tip that the offices of the Ne Timeas Restaurant Group — a.k.a. the overseeing organization behind hotter-than-hot properties Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, and the soon-to-open Salumeria — had been revamped, we jumped at the chance to get a behind-the-scenes peak at the budding foodie empire. And, we must say, we were impressed.
It's the first office project of Tobi Adamolekun, an architect who's also logged in time with Zaha Hadid in London and R&Sie(n) in Paris and currently has a $15,000 Kickstarter campaign for a woodsy eyeglasses case. The folks at Ne Timeas were looking for a clean, open, and organized space that could fit plenty of people, to further their growing culinary vision.
In response, Adamolekun upgraded the desks, shelves, and filing cabinets, inspired by a seven-course tasting menu, the "Feast of the Seven Fishes," he'd had at Flour + Water. "There's a sequence to how the space is experienced in the same way that a tasting menu is experienced," he explains.
Check it out after the jump!