Project Description

Martin Luther King High School, Culinary Arts Suite

School District of Philadelphia

BWA provided design, documentation, and construction administration for this 5500 SF Culinary Arts Suite. The suite includes a food lab, restaurant, theory/classroom, demonstration lab, and storage area. The design provided for teaching stations and efficient work flow for a full-service kitchen. Additionally, the design re-utilized existing kitchen equipment in the School District inventory whenever possible and included all mechanical elements needed to support commercial kitchen equipment, including a double-deck oven, range, griddle, walk-in refrigerator and dishwasher.

Project Type: Renovation
Size: 5,500 SF


  • New commercial kitchen
  • Café/Servery
  • Classroom