Modernize the cowboy saloon.
Old Town Whiskey, a bar operated by Iron Chef Jose Garces, is designed as an extension of the lobby “street” of the Saguaro Scottsdale so that it would be an all-inclusive lounge for both guests and local residents.
The aura of an old saloon was rendered through the chosen material palette: saddle leather, weathered barn wood, rich walnut and painted copper. By detailing the materials in unexpected ways we were able to create a space that captured the richness of the cultural landscape while being unmistakably modern. A variety of ample seating was provided throughout to encourage patrons to eat, relax and hold impromptu meetings that extend into the adjacent hotel lobby thus further engaging the property.