Feed Body & Soul



Feed Body & Soul restaurant is located at 1239 Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice. It is a lifestyle restaurant located on world-famous Abbot Kinney in Venice, CA.

The space, formally occupied by a bookstore and a deli was successfully converted into a full-service restaurant, with Schmitz & Associates securing entitlements in record time. In addition to the below entitlements obtained, S&A designed the parking layout and worked with City of Los Angeles staff to comply with the rigorous parking requirements. Additionally, the project received unanimous approval from the Land Use and Planning Committee/Venice Neighborhood Council, with S&A facilitating community events showcasing the restaurant’s selections prior to opening which included local recruitment of staff and vendors.

Schmitz and Associates acquired the Venice Specific Plan Permit, Conditional Use Permit (Beverage), Costal Development Permit, Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) license.