TED DOYALS, FCSI
Principal | Dallas, TX
As a principal and lead of Ricca’s Dallas studio, Ted creates and drives project vision, adheres to programming, and provides strategic planning. In addition to overseeing the design process, he is heavily involved in the planning, concept, and schematic design phases. Ted is instrumental in guiding the culinary design team to remain focused on design intent and project goals throughout the project.
Ted joined Ricca in 2015 and has more than 30 years of foodservice design and consulting experience, obtained in previous positions as a Project Manager, Retail Designer, and Foodservice Consultant. His knowledge of both the retail and foodservice industries is invaluable. He is familiar with all aspects of a project, from planning to design, fabrication, and completion. Ted is well-versed in CAD and Revit and leads many of Ricca’s BIM initiatives.
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What is always in your refrigerator?
Butter Pecan Ice Cream - it's always comforting to know I have a not so healthy fallback option.
I'm a bit of a Sci-Fi nut, but nothing really dark, more along the lines of the Stargate series.
Who would play you in the movie of your life?
I am hoping for Brad Pitt or Tom Cruise, but I am expecting George Costanza.
My ideal vacation would be sitting on white sugar sand, overlooking an emerald green clear ocean with puffy white clouds drifting overhead, holding an ice-cold beer in my left hand, and a Tom Clancy book in my right.