New Townhouse would bring all-year ‘outdoor’ dining downtown

By Sylvia Rector, Detroit Free Press Restaurant Critic2:55 p.m. EST January 12, 2015 (Photo: McIntosh Poris Associates) Restaurateur Jeremy Sasson has unveiled details of his planned 300-seat Townhouse restaurant at Woodward and Congress downtown — a project whose centerpiece is a 3,000-square-foot, all-glass dining space where guests will have the feeling of dining outdoors in […]

Freeport’s Cimino’s opens first ‘Cabreeze’ in Illinois

  JEREMY SHARP/THE JOURNAL-STANDARD Staff from Cimino’s Little Italy and city leaders join in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in the restaurant’s new glass atrium expansion. By Jeremy Sharp The Journal-Standard Posted Aug. 14, 2014 @ 4:05 pm Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 5:02 PM FREEPORT — Cimino’s Little Italy’s newest dining area — […]

New Pizza Man gets retractable roof

triumph over arson fire by Michele McCormack Story Created: May 22, 2014 Story Updated: May 22, 2014  MILWAUKEE-It works for Miller Park, so why not at one of the city’s most popular east side restaurants. This week, crews are installing a retractable glass roof at Pizza Man to cover a large outdoor balcony and seated […]

Video from Cabrio Structure’s early years

From Cabrio Structures on Vimeo. A March 9, 2010 Fox 6 News interview about the Wisconsin smoking ban. Kent Forsland, founder and CEO of Cabrio Structures, gave a statement at the Wisconsin Restaurant Show about the ability of a Cabreeze™ to protect people who smoke from the outside elements.

Missing patio weather? Restaurant offers new all-season dining option

Carnaval Brazilian Grill, 2401 S. Carolyn Ave., has installed retractable glass walls and a roof over a patio area to add four-season outside dining. / Jodi Schwan/SFBJ Jan 6, 2014 | Souix Falls, ND by Brenda Wade Schmidt At one Sioux Falls restaurant, it’s now possible to enjoy the outdoors in any weather. Carnaval Brazilian Grill, […]

Kilroy’s Sports Bar New Patio

MINI DOME Kilroy’s mini dome is up now! One of the most innovative patio enclosure in the Midwest, The Cabreeze™ is here for our patrons to enjoy the patio year round. This enclosure has a sliding wall system and retractable roof, which allows us to have an open air patio when the weather is nice or […]

Add outdoor seating with glass enclosure

Restaurant adding outdoor seating evening in the winter with glass enclosure AUGUST 26, 2013 | SIOUX FALLS, SD By Brenda Wade Schmidt A Sioux Falls Brazilian restaurant is adding seating by installing a removable glass enclosure over its patio. Todd Burns, general manager of Carnaval Brazilian Grill at 2401 S. Carolyn Ave., said the glass […]

Cabrio Structures won IFAI award | December 13, 2012 By Galynn Nordstrom On Thursday morning, Nov. 8th, the first-ever ShowStoppers awards were distributed on the show floor to this year’s eight winners: Applied DNA Sciences, Cabrio™ Structures, Carlson Design, Consew®, King Tech Industry Corp., Sommers Plastic Products, Thomson Research Associates and Xtreme Seal. From a total of 84 products […]

Cabrio Structures Award Winner

November 9, 2012 The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced the 2012 ShowStoppers awards for the best of the best new products at the IFAI Expo Americas 2012, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass. IFAI received a total of 84 entries from 4 countries that were submitted by 56 companies in […]

Pioneer Press’ favorite patios

Restaurant Patio Picks: the Pioneer Press’ Favorites By Nancy Ngo Posted: 05/23/2012 Patio weather arrived early this year, but who’s complaining? All the more time to dine al fresco. And there are plenty of restaurants where you can do just that. Patio competition is fiercer than ever. Rooftop and terrace patios continue to be all […]

Nightlife: new shades of green

Article by: TOM HORGEN Star Tribune | March 16, 2012 – 11:30 AM It was decreed by St. Patrick himself (I think), if you’re going out on St. Paddy’s Day you must party in an Irish pub. So every year I anticipate St. Patrick’s Day with the same boorish groan: same green beer, same Irish […]

A tour of Lake Elmo Inn’s Cabreeze™

A tour of the Cabreeze at Lake Elmo Inn An almost year-old celebration of Cabreeze at Lake Elmo Inn by Emily Schnobrich | October 31, 2011 On October 11, a collection of restaurant industry folk strolled the patio at the Lake Elmo Inn, a traditional supper club-style restaurant with a merry collection of vintage salt […]

Architect firm, recognizing potential

Shea Firm walking its talk on Hennepin Avenue Article by: NEAL ST. ANTHONY Star Tribune Updated: October 29, 2011 – 1:58 PM Architect David Shea, who has had a say in the commercial revitalization of Hennepin Avenue, is walking the talk. Shea, owner of the 33-year-old Shea Inc. architectural, design and marketing firm that bears […]

Restaurant expansion

Raising the roof on restaurant expansion Article by: TODD NELSON, Special to the Star Tribune Updated: September 4, 2011 – 8:59 PM Growth is on the menu for fledgling manufacturer Cabreeze™ as its convertible patio structures help restaurants tame the elements and expand their business. Cabreeze™ founder and serial entrepreneur Kent Forsland has found an […]

Cabreeze™ Debuts at Lake Elmo Inn

New convertible patio enclosure extends season, adds seats, boosts bottom line NOVEMBER 30, 2010 | River Falls, WI The Cabreeze got lots of attention this year when it was unveiled as a featured item at the 2010 Wisconsin Restaurant Expo. The convertible patio enclosure, featuring a retractable ceiling and walls, was promoted to the restaurant […]

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