Rippe Associates has been in this business for a long time. We are unique in low staff turnover, and clients come to value working with the same dependable team again and again.
We don’t jump on every new trend; we don’t accept simple explanations; we dig deeper.
We approach design from an operational perspective - what will work best; what is the most practical; and then stay on budget.
Our design success is due to our valuable partnerships with operators, designers, and construction teams.
“We talk about the operational program, learning how many people they serve, how many meals a day, and the type of menus they serve. Food production and holding processes, staffing and work routines are other parts of the design equation. We translate that information into space and design requirements, provide drawings to engineers and architects, and provide specifications for all equipment. Every kitchen presents different challenges.”
- Steve Carlson
Rippe Associates, Inc. is a foodservice design consulting firm with a national reputation
for delivering innovative & flexible designs that deliver exceptional dining experiences. Commercial kitchen design work includes back of house planning & retail design for hospitals,
college & universities, schools, casinos, restaurants, corporations & government- over 3,500 successful projects over the past 30 years.