Prior to founding MARGEE DREWS DESIGN in 1998, Margee was the Director of Design for Acapulco Restaurants, Long Beach, CA; Senior Interior Designer at Beckham Eisenman Commercial Design in Irvine, CA ;and In-house Interior Designer for EL Torito Restaurants located in Irvine, CA.
With experience that extends over two decades, Margee has brought her distinctive design, creativity and extensive resources to restaurant & hospitality organizations such as LYFE Kitchen, American Golf Corporation, Downtown Disney's Taqueria, Pick up Stix, California Pizza Kitchen, 100's of Real Mex Restaurants, Marie Callender's, Mozambique Restaurant in Laguna Beach CA , Siniqual Restaurant NYC, and dozens of other high profile restaurants across the nation.
Most recently, Margee’s ability to visualize exciting new interiors has helped put the fast casual restaurant LYFE Kitchen on the very top of the list for the 2014 Hot New Concepts by Nation’s Restaurant News. The fast casual concept features a residential vibe along with sustainable products and finishes supporting the restaurant’s message for complete healthy living. She also provides design consultation on high profile projects for Synergy Restaurant Consultants.
Margee is an Allied Member of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID); Illuminating Engineers Society (IES) and Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH).
Ms. Drews is a graduate from California State University, Long Beach, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design with a Minor in Industrial Design.