LEGO® CITY Burger Kitchen

LEGOLAND® Merlin Entertainments© • Retail & Restaurants • May 2015

When it comes to aesthetic excellence, A&ES has the beef, or in this LEGO® CITY Burger Kitchen, the burger!


LEGOLAND® FL’s Burger Kitchen in Winter Haven is a remarkable yet functional restaurant serving meals and refreshments to park visitors. In keeping with the themed environment, the LEGO® CITY Burger Kitchen gives extraordinary mindfulness to keep children engaged in LEGO themed discovery and learning while eating and relaxing. “A&ES takes considerable pride working with Merlin Entertainments on any venture,” according to John R. Oldham, Jr., A&ES President & CEO. “But bringing burgers and refreshments to LEGOLAND Florida is a distinct pleasure.”

A&ES Build Highlights

LEGO® CITY Burger Kitchen includes the design, fabrication, engineering, and installation of extensive signage for the new Burger Kitchen’s exterior. Multiple signs, lettering, and logos using mixed media, including PVC, powder-coated aluminum, ACM, and vinyl, create its aesthetic appeal. The A&ES creative team displays some of their unique talents and skills in the fabrication and engineering of special effects for the restaurant’s interior. Several of the highlights for this specific project include the iconic queue line LEGO Barricade with cast orange lights and impressive lighting and even an available scrolling ticker with speakers to announce free meal giveaways. The work scope for the functional LEGO CITY Burger Kitchen also includes the production of various construction worker characters and props. A&ES perfect the construction worker cutouts and vinyl, jackhammers, ladder, construction cones, shovels, and other furnishings, all according to LEGO branding requirements and guidelines. A&ES works its magic, producing the exciting Girder Entrances adorned in construction figures, ladder, construction cones, and signage. The extensive signs, posters, lettering, and LEGO action figures meet LEGO® branding requirements and guidelines.

A&ES Design and Fabrication

  • 3-D FRP Lego Minifigures
  • 3-D FRP jackhammer and shovel
  • 3-D LEGO ladder with signage and LEGO safety cones
  • 3-D Burger Kitchen main ID sign with steel girder construction theming
  • Interior and exterior themed graphic signage
  • 197 linear feet of faux steel girder appliques
  • LEGO themed interior wall graphics
  • LEGO construction barrier themed queue line railing
  • Themed floor graphics
  • Themed suspended lighting
  • Themed door graphics and menu signage
  • Onsite coordination and installation

A&ES Services Details

  • Research and analysis of the client’s goals and requirements
  • Assessment of preliminary space plans
  • Provision of project management services including preparation of project budgets and schedules
  • Preparation of construction documents, consisting of plans, details, and specifications
  • Preparation of construction documents to adhere to regional building and fire codes
  • Identify facility impacts between contractor and A&ES components
  • The organization, coordination, and planning
  • Pre-production and prototyping
  • SketchUp
  • Rhino
  • Thermoplastic fabrication
  • Shop drawings (CAD)
  • Water-jet metal shapes
  • CNC machining
  • Architectural millwork
  • Specialty automotive paint prepping and finishing
  • Fiberglass production (FRP)
  • 3-Dimensional design and fabrication
  • Complete design specification services
  • In-house fabrication
  • Turnkey installation

At LEGO® City Burger Kitchen, construction workers are waiting to build guests their perfect burger, including veggie burgers, chicken, and fish sandwiches with crispy fries on the side…

Hold the pickles, onions, and mayo! A&ES has all the basics and the sizzle for your next restaurant endeavor!

LEGO CITY Burger Kitchen at LEGOLAND FL

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