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Jaime Monreal Director, National Accounts at GENERAL Email Address: JMonreal@generalhotel.comGENERAL offers thousands of supply items from every major industry brand ready toship at your convenience. We also have complete in house Foodservice Design, InteriorDesign & Consulting Services. These design teams provide an affordable, yet broadarray, of consultative services to the foodservice industry. Our main objective is to aidfoodservice related businesses who are : looking to make an equipment or technology decision designing or creating a new concept redesigning a current concept striving to reduce costs and increase efficiency needing professional submittal documents
Nearly 60 years of dedicated service in the Hospitality and Foodservice Industry We are a one-stop-shop! We have complete in- house International Sales, Hospitality Design and Engineering Divisions CONCEPT COMPLETION
Banquet Facilities Bars & Nights Clubs Catering Facilities Chain Restaurants Country Clubs KITCHEN DESIGN Cruise Lines INTERIOR DESIGN Grocery Stores Healthcare Facilities SMALLWARES Hospitals & EQUIPMENT Hotels Institutions International Export Offices Prisons Resorts Restaurants WE CAN DO YOUR Schools ENTIRE PROJECT!
“Our years of experience allow us to create the foodservice facility you desire.”
From Concept to Completion, our Design Team will be there with you every step of theway. Our typical process takes you through the following steps: PLANNING & PROCUREMENT & DESIGN PHASE CONSOLIDATION PHASE •Quotation •Masterplanning Purchasing •Preliminary Space Planning •Custom Fabrication •Conceptual Design •Shop Drawing •Schematic Design Review •Specification •Consolidation •Equipment Schedule •Storage & Delivery •Budget Development of Equipment •Budget Analysis & Allocation •Value Engineering •Foodservice Utility INSTALLATION & Requirements COMPLETION PHASE •Creation of Drawings for Architect & Construction Teams •Equipment Uncrated •Set In Place •Coordination of Installation •Punch List Walk Through •Delivery of Opening Supply Order
“When we completely redesigned and remodeled our 8,000square foot Hibiscus Golf Club in Naples, Florida, landing theGeneral Hotel and Restaurant Supply design team was a God sendfor us. They transformed our existing golf club constructed in1980 into a modern day wonder. We got everything we wantedand more. The design team was professional, knowledgeable, andhelpful. Most of all they gave us the quality in furnishings andequipment that we needed, while adhering to our budget andsaving us thousands of dollars. Thanks to the GHRS DesignTeam that worked so hard for us at Hibiscus Golf Club, we areproud of our new home, and would welcome the opportunity towork with the General Team again.” Allan Cooper, General Manager Hibiscus Golf Club
Remodel and redesign of new 728 room property on Miami Beach, Florida.ASSIGNMENT: Design new kitchens in multiple towers to accommodate guests in restaurants, banqueting and room service.GHRS LEADERSHIP: Plans were developed for permitting after months of work with property ownership and staff. Final MEPs were completed. At the last minute, GHRS was informed that the hotel needed to comply with new fire standards and a new 8 hallway had to be constructed through the existing kitchen design. We reconfigured the plan within three weeks for permitting to accommodate this last minute requirement. In effect, GHRS had to redraw the kitchen and provide revised MEPs for final permitting. This quick turnaround saved tens of thousands of dollars for property ownership in reduced construction costs.
The Biltmore Hotel is renowned amongst the most luxury hotels of the world, andwe endure many renovations to maintain that status.Recently, we remodeled our Fontana Restaurants exhibition kitchen and rebuilt ourGolf Clubhouse. General Hotel & Restaurant Supply provided outstanding service inassisting with the design of these two projects. Not only did they procure theequipment needed on a timely basis and within budget, but the General Hotel teamwas consistently available to respond amiably to any questions we possessed, andwas expeditious in resolving any problems that arose.We must make special mention of our account representative, whose sincereprofessionalism and utmost service contribute to the reason why we at the Biltmoreare beyond satisfied with General Hotel & Restaurant Supply.We have and will continue to use General Hotel for much of our daily needs inoperating our fine resort. Respectfully, Edmundo Perez, Chief Engineer The Biltmore Hotel
The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa,Hollywood, Florida Project Highlighted: Pool Bar
Thru my involvement with six different brands you have helped to buildover 100 restaurants for me and helped remodel them to the tune of300 remodels. I guess that qualifies me to say I know your operation.The reason we keep coming back is because of the little extra servicesyou have provided us over the years.Your design element is and will be essential to us. Your ability to adviseus of whats new and what is better energy-wise keeps us coming back.Ive enjoyed the partnership in building that has formed over the last 29years that we have worked together to build restaurants thru out Florida.Thank you for your help and assistance.My best wishes to you for another 55 years of success!Bob LeonardConsultant to the Restaurant Business
General has made a commitment to the ever growing “Green” Design movement with a concerted effort to design within the parameters of LEED Design. LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Rating System, is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.
We have designed and supplied projects throughout the country, and the world, for years. We have a network of installers, service agents, manufacturers’ representatives and fabricators that we can access anywhere in the world. We welcome the opportunity to work with our customers, regardless of their geographic location.
5 Minute Asia - Miami, FL Salt Rock Grill - Redington Shores, FL Agave Grill - Puerto Rico Sea Room Restaurant - Melborne, FL Anastasia Art Café - Miami Beach, FL Sheppards Restaurant - Clearwater Beach, FL Antonios - Celebration City, FL Ships Shore - South Seas Plantation,Captiva Island, FL Apropo - Dolphin Mall, Miami FL Shooters - Miami, FL Aqua Grill - Palm Beach, FL Shooters On The Water - Fort Lauderdale, FL Azul - Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Miami FL Shulas Steak Remodel - Miami Lakes, FL Bavarian Inn - Marco Island, FL Sir Pizza - Pinecrest, FL Bens Deli & Take-Out - Miami, FL Spherion Café - Fort Lauderdale, FL Big Bens Deli - Coral Gables, FL Suzannes in the Grove - Coconut Grove, FL Bills Sundowner Grill - Ybor City Tampa, FL Takeyama Japanese Restaurant - Miami, FL Blue Moon Fish Co. - Coral Springs, FL The Grocery - Delray Beach, FL Brasserie Max - Plantation, FL Tim Horton Donuts - Deerfield Beach, FL Brickel Emporium - Miami, FL Tomatoes - Somers Point, New Jersey Brothers Two Restaurants – South Miami, FL Tower 41 Restaurant - Miami Beach, FL Dan Marinos Bar & Grill - Coconut Grove, FL Tutti McGregors - Ft. Myers, FL Ferraris Pizza - Miami, FL Tuttles At The Charter - Miami, FL Fire Fish Grill - Indian Rocks Beach, FL Valentis Restaurant - South Miami, FL Jacksons Bistro - Tampa, FL Villa Regina - Miami, FL Jardines de Confucio - Miami, FL Waterfront Restaurant - Somers Point, NJ Jasmine Chinese Restaurant - Boca Raton, FL Watermark Grille - Naples, FL Lamont Restaurant - West Palm Beach, FL Polo Norte-Hialeah, FL & Flagler St., Miami, FL
Acqualina Resort & Spa - Sunny Isles Beach, FL Grand Bay Hotel - Coconut Grove, FL Arlington Hilton Hotel – Arlington, VA Hotel Sofitel - Miami, FL Austin Marriott Hotel - Austin, TX JW Marriott Hotel - Miami, FL Austin-Wyndham Hotel – Austin, TX Lago Mar Hotel - Fort Lauderdale, Biltmore Hotel - Coral Gables, FL Natick Hilton Inn - Natick, MA Boca Beach Club - Boca Raton, FL (Original & Omni Rosen Hotel (Now Omni Center) - Orlando, FL Renovation) Palm Springs Wyndham - Palm Springs, CA Boca Raton Hotel & Club - Boca Raton, FL Pier 66 Hotel - Fort Lauderdale, FL Bonaventure Hotel & Spa - Fort Lauderdale, FL Radisson Hollywood Hotel - Hollywood, FL Breakers Hotel - Palm Beach, FL Ramada Inn Mandarin - Jacksonville, FL Bristol - Washington D.C Ritz Carlton Di Lido Hotel - Miami Beach, FL Canyon Ranch Carillon Hotel - Miami Beach, FL Ritz Carlton Hotel - Coconut Grove, FL Cardozo Hotel - Miami Beach, FL Ritz Carlton Hotel - Kansas City, MO Carlton Inn Hotel - Orlando, FL Ritz Carlton (Seville) - Miami Beach, FL Coconut Grove Hotel - Coconut Grove, FL Ritz Carlton Hotel & Casino - San Juan, Puerto Rico Dadeland Marriott - Kendall, FL Texas Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort - Flinstone, MD Delano Hotel - Miami Beach, FL Sheraton Bal Harbour - Bal Harbour, FL Diplomat Spa - Hallandale Beach, FL Sheraton Hotel - Gatlinburg, TN Don Shulas Inn & Racquet Club - Miami Lakes, FL The Setai - Miami Beach, FL Dorado Beach Resort - Puerto Rico Turnberry Isle Resort - Aventura, FL Eden Roc Resort & Hotel - Miami Beach, FL Tudor Hotel - Miami Beach, FL Embassy Suites Hotel - Austin,TX, Dallas,TX, Westin Diplomat Resort & Club - Hollywood, FL Galveston, TX, Houston, TX, and Las Vegas, NV Wyndham Hotel - Austin, TX
Bacardi Employee Dining - Nassau, Bahamas King Khalid Military Hospital - Saudi Arabia Bahia de Mujeres Hotel, Bucanero Restaurant - Santo Le Lametin Airport - Martinique, F.W.I. Domingo, D.R. Le Pelican - St. Bartholomew, F.W.I. Caribbean Harbour Club - St. Thomas, USVI Le Raizet Airport - Guadeloupe, F.W.I. Club International de Cancun - Cancun, Mexico Mico College - Kingston, Jamaica Club Mediterranean - Eleuthera, Bahamas Moby Dicks - Aruba Daniel Towers - Hertzlia, Israel Nassau Airport Caterers - Nassau, Bahamas Daphnes Restaurant - Barbados Diani Reef - Kenya Ogun Palace Hotel - Abekuta, Nigeria Diplomatic Sports Club - Saudi Arabia Elementary Prince Faisal Bin Sultan Palace - Saudi Arabia Schools Diplomatic Quarters - Saudi Arabia Riyadh International Airport - Saudi Arabia Emerald Beach Hotel - Nassau, Bahamas Road House Grill - Brasilia, Brazil Holiday Inn - Curacao Royal Bank of Jamaica - Kingston, Jamaica Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort - Montego Bay, Jamaica St. Barth Beach Hotel - St. Barth, F.W.I Hooters - Dominican Republic Hotel Paradise - Martinique, F.W.I St. Joseph College - Kingston, Jamaica Hotel Washington Hyatt - Colon, Panama Sbarro - Aruba Torarica Hotel – Aruba InterContinental Hotel - Managua, Nicaragua Surinam Telawny Sunrise Hotel - Montego Bay, Jamaica InterContinental Hotel - Honduras University of the West Indies - Kingston, Jamaica Jack In The Box - Shanghai, China Wai Kai Restaurant - Kingston, Jamaica Kay Donna Drive Port of Spain - Trinidad Yanbu Petrochemical Bldg. - Saudi Arabia Kenny Rodgers Roasters – Asia & Middle East Zirku Island - UAE Kenya Embassy - Saudi Arabia
Allegro Resorts - Turks & Caicos, British West Indies Garufa Cigar Bar - Aruba, Netherland Antilles American Coney Island - Naples, FL Glitter Bay Resort - Barbados, West Indies Bacardi Corporate Offices - Nassau, Bahamas Greenwich Lodge - Long Island, Bahamas Batch Air Cafeteria, Miami International Airport - Hamilton Bank - Miami Beach, FL Miami, FL Hibiscus Golf Club - Naples, FL Brandeis University - Waltham, Massachusetts Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa - Aruba, Netherland Bucanero - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Antilles Burdines, "Flavors Café" - Tampa, FL Moby Dick - Aruba, Netherland Antilles Calder Race Track - Miami, FL Monserrat Springs Spa & Tennis Club - Monserrat, West Indies Caribe Sands Beach Resort - Cayman Brac, Cayman Island NCNB Operations Center - Fort Lauderdale, FL Christ Fellowship - West Palm Beach, FL Nickerie Hotel - Nickerie, Suriname Club Cala at Doral Palmas Del Mar - Humacao, Puerto Ocean Terrace Inn - St. Kitts, West Indies Rico Pangea Floribbean Bistro - Boca Raton, FL Club St. Croix - Coconut Grove, FL Paramaribo Hotel - Paramaribo, Suriname Country Fountains - Paramaribo, Suriname Policia Nacional - Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia Dan Marinos Bar & Grill - Coconut Grove, FL Polo Norte Flagler - Miami, FL East Emerald - Miramar, FL Rascal House - North Miami Beach, FL Eleven Eleven Bar & Restaurant at the Tudor Hotel - Sbarro Airport - Aruba, Netherland Antilles South Beach, FL Sbarro Aruba - Aruba, Netherland Antilles Explorama Ledge - Iquito, Peru Sbarro Honduras - Tegucigalpa, Honduras Family Paradise Island Resort - Key Largo, FL Sea Shell Inn - Eleuthera, Bahamas Ficos Key West - Miami Beach, FL Watermark Grille - Naples, FL Flying Fish - Long Island, Bahamas
Jaime Monreal Director, National Accounts GENERAL HOTEL & RESTAURANT SUPPLY13900 NW 82nd Avenue Miami Lakes, FL USA Phone (305) 885-8651 Fax (305) 362-0082 Email: JMonreal@generalhotel.com www.generalhotel.com
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