Bar Napkin Productions is a creative agency that collaborates with our clients to imagine, create, and develop inspired brands that stand out in the marketplace in order to increase their profitability. Our diverse team encompasses architects, interior designers, graphic designers, procurement specialists, and social media experts that approach every production as its own distinct opportunity for success. Hailed as one of the top 100 hospitality firms in the country, Bar Napkin Productions was recognized as a Hospitality Giant by Interior Design Magazine and was named one of the elite next generation of hospitality design leaders by Hospitality Design Magazine.

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The Creators

HALEY BALZANO

JEFFREY RAUSCH

A founding principal of Bar Napkin Productions, Haley is a successful and award-winning architect, graphic designer, interior designer, fashion expert and organizational leader. She has over 20 years of experience working on a large variety of projects within the hospitality industry and has established herself as a force in elevating well-executed design.

Graduating with a BA in Architecture from Carnegie Mellon with a minor in Architectural History her creative passion and attention to detail has earned her the honor of being selected as one of the Boutique Design BD 18 Forward Thinkers. She has also received the honor of having multiple projects featured in several publications including Interior Design Magazine, Hospitality Design and most recently in the book “Best of Hospitality Design – Architecture and Interiors.” Her creative passion and attention to detail are evident in numerous notable and award-winning restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, club houses, live act venues and retail stores nationwide, such as N9NE Steakhouse, Planet Hollywood, The Palms Casino & Resort, Hotel Valley Ho and The Royal Palms Resort.

Haley is a registered architect in several states and is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Networking Hospitality (NEWH). She actively participates in a variety of panels, juries, roundtables and industry events nationwide. Haley has a passion for all things related to design and finds inspiration from unexpected sources in art, design, fashion and travel. Her keen eye is now showcased in an online collection on her personal website, H-A-L-E.com (haley + architecture + lifestyle + experience).

With over 30 years of award-winning design, marketing and management experience, Jeffrey has gained national recognition as an expert with his involvement in over 1,000 restaurants, nightclubs, bars, and live act venues across the nation and internationally.

He is a sought after author and speaker, having his work published in numerous periodicals featured both nationally and internationally. His projects include many prototype concepts, including Coldstone Creamery, Henry’s Tavern, the original P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, historical renovations like The Pink Pony, Durant’s Steakhouse, The Stockyards, Tom’s Tavern & 1929 Grill, and many others, including Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Iron Chef award-winner Mark Tarbell’s Neighborhood Tavern, and the venerable Merc Bar.

Jeffrey is the past-president and founder of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Southwest Chapter. He is also a founding member of the Interior Designer’s Coalition of Arizona (IDCA). He has been a Master Juror for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification, a member of the Advisory Panel for Sources & Design Magazine, a frequent speaker at universities and national conferences, and also a twenty-year member of the Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, having served with Executive Council and Board of Directors.