As Principal of CLAY Enterprises, Albert utilizes over thirty-five years of experience in the Food Service Design industry. His vast knowledge of space planning, code related issues comes from working in architectural firms. This allows him to incorporate the optimum in his Food Service Designs for the firm's projects. Albert has the creative design talents, leadership, training, experience and responsibilities essential for challenging projects from conception to completion.
His portfolio consists of snacks bars, fast food restaurants, fast casual restaurants, fine dining restaurants, school kitchens, hotels and institutional facilities. Involvement in these projects includes working with architects, designers, engineers, planners and developers in implementing the Food Service Design. Other responsibilities are preparing equipment specifications, cost analysis; oversee equipment installers, fabricators, plumbers, electricians, and HVAC (exhaust) during construction.
An in-depth knowledge of many types of food service facilities has been gained through thirty-five years of experience within the profession. Albert is knowledgable in environmental health codes that apply to the food service facilities along with handicap (ADA) requirements, and many special components that occur within a design project. Albert is a member of the Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) and Assoc. member of the AIA.
As Vice President of CLAY Enterprises, Shane brings over fifteen years of experience in the Food Service Design industry. Shane adds an extensive expertise of design layout that is gained from years of formal training working with both architectural and food service firms.
His experience comes from a wide variety of projects located throughout the country and internationally, including fast casual and fine dining restaurants, institutions and schools, sports bars, casinos and hotels. In implementing the Food Service designs in these projects, Shane has experience working closely with architects, designers, engineers, planners, developers, millwork contractors, general contractors and agency plan checkers. Other responsibilities include preparing equipment specifications, providing cost analysis, overseeing equipment installers, fabricators, plumbers and electricians during construction.
Shane has skilled knowledge of food service facilities, hotels and casinos, as well as environmental health codes and handicap (ADA) requirements. Shane possesses management skills, leadership qualities and experience required to advance challenging projects from conception to the completion.
As Job Captain of CLAY Enterprises, Austin is responsible for all Food Service working drawings, coordination with our outside engineering consultants and design teams. Austin has an eye for interior kitchen elevations and 3D rendering.
As Administrative Assistant of CLAY Enterprises, Kelsey directly manages all office duties including maintaining files for data entry, client email correspondence, handles billing and helps alongside projects. She is the specification writer of our team.
As Team Mascot of CLAY Enterprises, Pete is our chairman of the Board.