A lovely bar located at the Highball & Harvest

Highball & Harvest

Orlando, FL

PWI Construction was engaged to build a new restaurant – Highball & Harvest – on the ground floor of the Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes Orlando, replacing an existing concept. Highball & Harvest features a Southern-inspired and locally sourced menu, crafted cocktails and a design inspired by the railroad system that made Florida an agricultural epicenter. The restaurant's covered terrace overlooks the lake, golf course and gardens. Highball & Harvest was selected as one of the Best Southern Restaurants by OpenTable's voters.



Build Type

$1.7 million

3 months

Project by the Numbers

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200 seats/300 reception capacity

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13,633 SF

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7,000 sq. ft. Whisper Creek Farm sources the restaurant 

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500-acre resort

The Team

The Johnson Studio

The Johnson Studio created an inspired railroad-themed design for this spacious bar and lounge at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, centered on a train-board menu that is operated by a steel-chain pulley system.

Ron Lewis
PWI Lead

Ron Lewis, a 25-year veteran in hospitality construction, worked with the PWI Construction team onsite, as well as with the owners, owners' representatives and design team.

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