Hatch Design Group, Inc. (HDG) is a commercial hospitality design firm specializing in the front end and food service design of venues ranging from boutique and chain restaurants to multifaceted hotels, casinos, and golf clubhouses. Our industry-leading reputation for developing unique, timeless yet trendy designs has allowed us to successfully service our Clients since 1969.
The Ventana dining room at Desert Highlands, is the club’s elevated dining experience. With large windows that open to create an indoor-outdoor atmosphere, the casual elegance of the interior design is complemented by breath-taking panoramic desert views and magnificent sunsets.
Jack’s at Desert Highlands is a casual gastropub and grille, which provides a lively place for members to mingle over delicious food and hand-crafted drinks. The atmosphere is comfortable and approachable, with large operable walls that open up to engage the beautiful exterior space. Jack’s Backyard is Jack’s expansive outdoor dining patio and features firepits, comfortable lounge seating and two bocci ball courts, all with amazing views of its Sonoran Desert location.
The Pacific Catch Westcoast Fish House concept, was born out of a spirit of adventure and a passion for the food and diverse cultures around the Pacific Ocean. The bright and airy interior atmosphereis energetic and was inspired by the tropical locales of the Pacific Rim region. The light-colored interior design is accented with warm wood tones, colorful decorative tiles, culturally inspired fabrics and patterns and bold artwork. Dramatic custom light fixtures, plants and textures also add to the casual tropical ambiance. Large operable windows and walls, that fullyopen up to the exterior, create a seamless flow between indoor and outdoordining spaces.
With a nod to the hunting lodge culture of eras past, Wild Goose Tavern celebrates the tradition of plentiful libations and good times after a hardday’s work. The concept is a combination of neighborhood bar meets chef and mixologist driven menus. The design supports an authentic rustic vibe and laid-back ambiance, by incorporating vintage, repurposed cedar wood siding, wide plank wood flooring, comfortable diamond-tufted booths and settees, an array of unique taxidermy, framed hunting artwork, retro signage and re-purposed decorative lighting.
Located on San Diego Bay’s north embarcadero, Portside Pier encompasses four signature restaurant concepts and multiple outdoor dining patios, all housed within a two level, over the water structure. These unique and varied dining experiences include: Brigantine Seafood and Oyster Bar with Topsail rooftop dining terrace; Miguel’s Cocina; Ketch Grill & Taps and Ketch Brewing tasting deck and Portside Coffee & Gelato. A large banquet/private event room, with dramatic waterfront views from the upper level, offers guests a spectacular venue for their next special event.
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Le Papagayo offers a unique fusion of Mediterranean andNew American coastal cuisine along with nightly live music, all wrapped up in aquaint art gallery style casual dining establishment. The interior design is approachable andcomfortable, with a large indoor/outdoor island bar, offering a large selectionof craft beers and cocktails. A spaciousall-weather outdoor dining patio, compliments the energetic vibe of theinterior concept.
The design consisted of a full remodel of the main lobby, guest hospitality shop and lobby bar and lounge dining areas. The concept utilizes amodern coastal design aesthetic with light tones and warm woods, accentuated by bold decorative tile patterns and textural art pieces. Guests can relax at the sea-inspired bar while sipping on local craft brews, wine & cocktails all with an ocean view. The Shop offers an assortment of refrigerated, frozen and microwaveable pre-packaged items, along with an assortment of snacks, refreshments and alcoholic drinks for purchase.
32,000 square-foot Employee café/food hall designed for a large Southern California medical technology company. The concept consisted of multiple food venues, offering a variety of unique dining experiences. The concept focused on the idea of providing venues which offer a more “restaurant-style” experience vs. a traditional buffet or food court. A mix of dining, lounge seating and meeting zones were incorporated into the design, to offer a variety of options for employees. Large exterior dining and lounge seating patios were also part of the concept, for those employees wanting to take advantage of the favorable southern California climate. A newly designed main kitchen and BOH areas, were designed to support the café’s unique venues.
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Although the first location made its debut in Los Angeles in 1989, the iconic Water Grill design that guests know and love today originated in 2012 when the original restaurant was remodeled. This deep-sea fishing ship turned restaurant features rough-sawn structural timbers; oceanic blues complementing yellow ochres; huge hand-strewn oyster shell chandeliers; custom pulley sconces with nautical rope and cleat details; and oversized captain’s chairs.
Fun fact: King’s Seafood Company shucks 3 million oysters per year; 14,000 of which are hand-strung to create the oyster chandelier lighting the oyster bar in Water Grill Las Vegas.
King's Fish House was developed as a result of a cross-country road trip to find the ultimate seafood experience. They put on bibs, pulled up a seat, and ordered no-name dishes off hand-written and chalkboard "Specials" boards to find that great hospitality and a shared passion for quality seafood is what makes the most wholesome and meaningful experience.Recently remodeled King's Fish House locations pay homage to their upscale sister restaurant, Water Grill, through the use of natural woods, large tufted booths, oversized captain's chairs, and nautical décor.
Design plays a major role at Castaway with operable picture windows that fully open to the patio, a prominent meat dry-aging room, a floor-to-ceiling wine cellar, a compelling wrap-around bar, and a highly coveted Chef’s Table set up.
HDG developed an unforgettable patio experience by incorporating a fireplace and fire elements, secluded nooks, and luxe teak furniture overlooking the San Fernando Valley and Downtown Los Angeles.
Duke’s La Jolla is named in honor of native Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, the father of modern surfing.This casual design was inspired by Hawaiian and Southern California beach lifestyles mixed with a contemporary interpretation of traditional Hawaii.
Avant at Rancho Bernardo Inn is a casually elegant restaurant featuring a large dining lanai overlooking the resort's golf course; an unpretentious, yet refined dining room; and an interactive private teaching and exhibition kitchen.
Helmsman Ale House is a family-friendly Newport Beach craftbeer microbrewery and full-service restaurant, which proudly serves lunch,dinner and weekend brunch. In addition to their flagship and wide-rangingseasonal house beer brewed daily in their 15-barrel exhibition brewhouse,Helmsman Ale House also offers a full bar with cocktails, wine, and curatedlist of guest brewery selections. Themenu offerings feature classic pub fare, combined with vibrant California andcoastal flavors.
Guests dine and drink in full view of the brewhouse, whiletaking in the fragrant aroma of brewing hops from our locally-brewed NewportBeach craft beers. The casual atmosphere, replete with seafaring décor, isperfect for all occasions and celebrations with varied types of seating fromcomfy booths, communal tables and traditional high tops. There’s also not one,but two large bars to quench your thirst. Rows of large screen TVs placedthroughout ensure perfect game-time viewing, or opt for an equally comfy spoton the heated covered patio, which features a variety of seating and more largescreen TV’s.
Ketch's design juxtaposes modern-industrial and rustic elements by mixing contemporary light fixtures, metal bar and liquor displays, and geometric bar tile patterns with natural wood trusses and ceilings, custom exposed wood lounge settees, and muted and comfortable textiles.
Featured Design Element: Ketch is filled with fun, nautical art pieces such as an abstract picture of a diver kissing a mermaid; a diving suit and helmet; a custom topographical map of Catalina Island; and text in the shape of a sailor that reads "a woman knows the face of the man she loves like a sailor knows the open sea."
The Village curates the best of Napa into a unique Wine Country experience by featuring nine tasting rooms showcasing the best boutique wineries; an onsite upscale market, Fivetown Grocery; a Food & Wine Center; and an expansive 16,000-square-foot event lawn.
HDG worked closely with the families behind Trinitas Cellars and Foley Food and Wine Society to develop custom tasting rooms that support the lifestyle of each brand.
HDG worked closely with Tender Greens to create a reproducible design for their national expansion. The design incorporates natural, light-colored woods and wood elements such as light fixtures and ceiling trusses; bright and funky lenticular wall displays that change with the viewers perspective; and numerous shades of green and various earth-tones.
HDG developed this concept as “an unfussy foodie favorite” that serves artisanal ingredients as American classics. The design nods to its name by incorporating bold hues, dark wood fixtures, and national symbols in the artwork such as painted murals of America the Beautiful lyrics and a distressed American flag. In two words, the JFAT design can be described as “nautical Americana.”
Fun Fact: HDG Principals hand-spliced and installed all the rope fixtures in all of the JFAT properties.
Tanner's showcases breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from the indoor and outdoor seating areas, and features an extended indoor bar plus a chic Treehouse-style rooftop bar that overlooks the ocean. The restaurant offers guest and locals a playful beachside atmosphere that connects them to the local surf scene while enjoying an unforgettable dinning experience
Awards: Recent accolades include being named "Best of the Best-Hotel- Restaurants" by Modern Luxury OC and "The Best Oceanfront Dining" by Elevated Life Magazine.
Playa Mesa has a vibrant, south of the border ambiance showcasing a traditional comal; a large bar over structure with Agave spirits, select Mexican lagers and hand-picked Spanish, Central and South American wines; and bold, colorful textiles.
Inspired by cultural influences synonymous with coastal Baja and mainland Mexico, Playa Mesa brings a refreshing approach to authentic Mexican food, drink, and design.
Angel Oak at Bacara aims to be approachable and welcoming to all guests; suit and tie or flip flops and jeans. The stark, angular architecture; moody, but clean color palette; and modern fixtures expected of a traditional steakhouse are offset by natural elements including gnarled bonsai trees and a bright, serene ocean view.
Featured Design Element: The floor-to-ceiling custom mosaic art piece at the restaurant's entrance features over 18,000 individual tiles. The piece was conceptualized by HDG and was executed by the industry’s leading producer of mosaic for interior and exterior decoration, Bisazza.
HDG developed the mountain-inspired, dog-friendly concept for Lazy Dog Café in 2003 based on founder Chris Simms’s fond memories of the days he spent on his parents’ ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The design relies heavily on Southwestern textiles and natural materials, incorporating staggered stone on the walls and varying species, colors, and cuts of wood on the floor, fixtures, and interior over structures.
Awards: Lazy Dog Café won the Nation’s Restaurant News “Hot Concepts Award” in 2009.
Fun Fact: Samoa, Mike Hatch’s beloved Pitbull, has her photo hanging on the wall in several of the Lazy Dog locations.