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Chuy's Restaurant, Knoxville, Tenn.

Chuy's is a fast-growing, full-service restaurant concept offering a distinct menu of authentic, freshly prepared Mexican and Tex Mex-inspired food. All of Chuy's restaurants have an upbeat, funky, eclectic, somewhat irreverent atmosphere, while still maintaining a family-friendly environment. The chain currently has 32 locations across Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana, Georgia and Oklahoma.

The newest of Chuy's four Tennessee locations, the Knoxville restaurant, features the same roof as the other restaurants. The building includes 6,000 square feet of 16-inch-wide, 24-gauge Englert Series 1000 Galvalume Plus standing seam metal roof panels from Englert Inc. A week before opening day, the chain's architect decided to add a 2,500-square-foot stand-alone canopy by using 2 2/3- by 3/4-inch corrugated roof panels with the specification that the color be the same as the restaurant's roof. The corrugated metal was chosen for the stand-alone canopy for its economy and durability.

"Because of the canopy's proximity to the main building it was imperative that the corrugated canopy roof canopy exactly match the roof color on the main building," notes Tony Newman, Englert's director of sales. "It was essential that they use Englert's material because every manufacturer's Galvalume Plus color is a little different."

Newman explains that normally it would take longer than a week to order and deliver the corrugated panels to the job site. However, Englert collaborated with the installer, Goodard & Carter Fabrication to have the canopy in place two days before the restaurant opened.

Installer: Goodard & Carter Fabrication, Louisville, Tenn.

Metal roof panels: Englert Inc., Perth Amboy, N.J.,

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