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Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc Provides Architecture And Design Services For Several TGI FRIDAY'S Locations Accross The Country

LIVINGSTON, N.J. JULY 2008 — Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc., has been appointed to provide architecture and design services for eight new T.G.I. Fridays locations in Arizona, New Jersey, New York and California on behalf of The Briad Group of Livingston, N.J.

The Briad Group is one of America’s fastest growing hospitality companies with rapidly expanding franchise locations across the entire United States. The company is currently ranked 5th on the Restaurant Finance Monitor’s list of top 200 restaurant franchise operators and is the largest T.G.I. Friday’s franchise restaurant operator. Briad now owns and operates 43 Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburger restaurants, 68 T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants and is currently developing Marriott and Hilton hotels.

“These new projects, for T.G.I. Fridays, reflects our emphasis on client service and repeat business,” stated Irwin Kizel, AIA, PP. “Jarmel Kizel has a long-history of expertise in restaurant design, and moreover in working closely to incorporate specific store prototypes on a rollout basis. We have had a long and successful relationship in the rollout of these restaurants and we are pleased to be working on yet another assignment on behalf of Briad and T.G.I. Fridays.”

The eight new T.G.I. Fridays assignments are located in Linden, N.J.; Riverdale, N.Y.; Riverside, Calif.;, Fresno, Calif.; Menifee, Calif.; Compton, Calif, Chandler Arizona and the Bronx, N.Y. Irwin H. Kizel, AIA, PP, principal, is leading these assignments.

Jarmel Kizel is highly known for their prototyping and rollout design work as they are a full service firm, including civil engineering, architectural, structural, MEP, etc. and experts in entitlements. The firm’s principal's hold licenses in 18 states, having done work in all of them, and have completed similar roll out assignments for office and retail projects for The Learning Experience, Ellen Tracy, Villa Pizza, Casa Java, Smith Barney and Weichert Realtors as well as various retail, restaurants, childcare, fitness centers and office spaces.


About Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast.  The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services.  For more information, contact the company’s Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit