Planting the Rain Garden Planting the Rain Garden

At FireWorks Restaurant, we celebrate being green. Perhaps you’ve noticed the oversized garden in our backyard; well this is much more than a big garden. It’s a rain garden and is designed to absorb various contaminants, nutrients and sediments that collect in rain water as it rolls off parking lots, rooftops, sidewalks and lawns. Installed in 2009, our 5,400 square foot rain garden is a public display of our commitment to environmental stewardship in the community.

But we didn’t stop there. FireWorks is a leader in the restaurant industry when it comes to energy conservation. Our building is heated and cooled by energy captured from the earth through a state-of-the art geothermal system. Architecturally, long overhangs, skylights and strategically positioned windows maximize illumination from the sun while minimizing fluxes in temperature. Our kitchens are outfitted with the most energy efficient cooking equipment available while our dining rooms contain energy efficient light bulbs on programmed timers. In addition to recycling glass, paper and cardboard, more than 80% of our used fryer oil is recycled into bio-diesel fuel. We think this is something to celebrate.

A Celebration of Wood-Fired Cooking