16 APRIL 2004
42 inch (1066 mm) high corner guards at exposed column and wall edges are
Bumper guards are required for heavy cart traffic areas.
Walls between dining rooms and kitchen/warewashing areas must have sound
When stud walls are used, all walls intended to support wall shelving, wall
cabinets, utensil racks, exhaust ventilators, hand sinks, etc. must be provided
with blocking. Construction must support 50 pounds (25kg) per linear foot.
Finished ceilings should be a minimum of 9'-0" (2745 mm) above the finished
Finished ceiling should be a smooth, acoustically rated, non-absorbent, washable
surface which will require approval by local health authorities.
Walk-in refrigerators, freezers and exhaust ventilators should be closed to the
ceiling with enclosure panels.
Verify requirement for fire-rated enclosures around exhaust ventilators that
penetrate finished ceilings, such as at the hoods.
Warm white deluxe fluorescent lights should be used in the kitchen complete with
All lighting fixtures used in foodservice areas must be equipped with lens
Minimum sill height suggested to be 48 inches (1220 mm) to allow for equipment
against wall under window.
A central grease trap outside the building in a vehicle accessible location is
Miscellaneous Architectural Details
Space for the installation of remote refrigeration condensing units is needed. An
exterior location is recommended.
Provide large windows in kitchen office for control purposes.
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