Foodservice Design and Consulting

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    We solve design problems, find the right equipment for your project and improve efficiencies

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    Successful culinary designs
    that deliver outstanding dining experiences

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    We adapt ideas and concepts
    from one market segment into another throughout the nation

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    We listen to the whole team, collaboration is built into everything we do

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    We monitor your schedule, meet your deadlines and provide detail and accuracy to your project

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    Our client’s best interest is
    our best interest, providing the optimum design for your needs

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    We listen to your goals: customer experience, financial, space, operational and sustainable

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    Design solutions within the
    constraints of your project
    budget, schedule and space

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    Avoid costly change orders
    with precise drawings and specifications

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    Exceptional designs are based on sound operational approach

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    We sweat the details and are passionate about foodservice design that works for the customer

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    Long lasting relationships created by providing design to architects and owners for over 30 years

Welcome

Robert Rippe & Associates, Inc. is a foodservice design consulting firm with a national reputation for delivering innovative and flexible designs that deliver exceptional dining experiences. Our commercial kitchen design work includes master plans, back of house and retail design for hospitals, college & universities, schools, casinos, restaurants, corporations and corrections - totaling over 3,500 successful projects over the past 30 years. We build kitchens that work!

Latest News

Newly opened
Infinity Retail Café Renovation and Expansion

Aurora Medical Center Kenosha, Kenosha, WI
Aurora Medical Center Kenosha
“This renovation project demonstrates that with sound planning and great project partners, an investment like this is bound to pay dividends both in increased revenue and customer satisfaction and loyalty.” Bruce Parker, system retail and catering manager – Aurora System food and nutrition services
Read full article here.

 

Newly opened - Marketplace Retail Dining
St. Elizabeth Hospital – Appleton, WI
St Elizabeth Hospital
Designers faced the daunting challenge of a 12-ft wide corridor connecting two buildings that cut directly through the middle of the ceiling of this Whole Foods-inspired retail dining space.

To see how our foodservice designers accommodated the structure, read full article here.

 

 

BOWLS- Food That’s Good For You!
Winner of the 2014 IHMRS Foodservice Pioneering Concept

The Nyman Group of Scottsdale, AZ, and Robert Rippe & Associates of Minnetonka, MN, have won the 2014 Foodservice Pioneering Concept for this year’s International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS). The foodservice consulting groups’ winning concept, BOWLS—Food That’s Good For You! was exhibited in a built-to-scale model with demonstrations hosted throughout the IHMRS 2014 show in New York City in November. To learn more about the Bowls concept check out our YouTube video or visit the Nyman Group.
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See the latest Foodservice Consultant Project Showcase featuring our Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital project in Westerville, Ohio.            See Page 38.