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Michael Blackman & Associates

Chefs' Toys Design Group: Michael Blackman & Associates

Michael Blackman & Associates, one of the premier restaurant and commercial kitchen design firms in the country, was acquired by Chefs' Toys in January 2016. Let the Chefs' Toys Design group help with your next project.

Michael Blackman & Associates

Since our inception in 1988, Chefs' Toys has partnered with thousands of foodservice professionals to bring new restaurant and bar concepts to life and upgrading countless commercial kitchens. In our quest to build on Chefs' Toys' professional design capabilities, Chefs' Toys acquired Michael Blackman & Associates in January of 2016. MBA as the company is often referred to in the foodservice industry, has been operating for over 30 years and is known as one of the top restaurant kitchen designers in southern California and nationally as well. With an impressive roster of customers including major chain accounts, MBA has received numerous awards and accolades since its founding.

Some of Michael Blackman & Associates past clients include Sizzler, Spago, Johnny Rockets, Pieology, Hyatt, Kansas Star Casino, Lemonade, Urban Plates, the Veggie Grill, Bar Toscana, Fuddruckers, Poquito Mas, Houlihans, Umami Burger, Baja Fresh, Nobu and many more.

Some MBA Restaurant Clients include:

The Michael Blackman & Associates team of restaurant designers, kitchen consultants and project managers formerly based in Santa Monica, are now based at Chefs' Toys west LA store location taking up office space there. The Chefs' Toys Design Group can be reached via telephone at (310) 656-1010 or by email:

"Chefs' Toys has provided commercial kitchen design services for many years. Michael Blackman & Associates has developed an exceptional reputation in the industry," says Steve Dickler President of Chefs' Toys. "With their deep expertise in kitchen and bar design, restaurant interior design, tremendous knowledge and resources for restaurant fixtures, architecture, planning and construction, the MBA team is helping us take Chefs' Toys to a whole new level."

Some MBA Bar Customers include:


The addition of some of the industry's best kitchen design consultants add more value to new and existing customers. We are able to access MBA's vast network of industry experts including experienced architects, millworkers, booth manufacturers, construction experts, engineers, and foodservice industry consultants across the country.

"Chefs' Toys has developed a fantastic reputation in the restaurant business for restaurant equipment and smallwares," says Rick Rose, of Chefs' Toys Design Group. "We are excited to be a part of the Chefs' Toys team and help build on their solid project teams. This has created a new synergy that helps us both, affording our customers that one-stop-shop, from planning, to building, and managing a high performance commercial kitchen design project."

Some MBA Hotel Clients include:


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