From master planning through design, to operational assessments and implementation guidance, Rippe delivers Kitchens that Work™.

THE RIPPE APPROACH

We guide you through the design process from start to finish. Our precise drawings and comprehensive documents ensure seamless coordination.

Our designs are based on an extensive understanding of foodservice operations. We have 40 years of experience and have completed over 3,500 projects.

POWERFUL VISUALS

3D renderings provide confidence in planning decisions. This results in efficient meetings, meaningful design discussions, and a reduction in construction changes.

“frk has had the good fortune to work with Rippe Associates for more than 20 years on many projects together. Our focus is the K-12 market and we have always appreciated the deep knowledge base, attention to detail, and extensive experience the team at Rippe Associate provides for educational design. We have also greatly valued the professional, yet personal approach, their designers take with our clients. When working with Rippe, we are always confident the project will be a success!”

Thomas C. Wollan, AIA, LEED AP

Partner at frk architects + engineers

“When it comes to dietary planning, Rippe is always first on my list when team building. They have a strong understanding of all the issues, are creative problem solvers, and are consistent with their execution.”

Daniel J. Rectenwald, AIA, ACHA, NCARB

Vice President, Principal at HGA

"The development of Elmhurst Hospital’s replacement campus was complex. The Rippe team supported our vision to transform healthcare foodservice. The result was exceptional reviews from our patients and staff, along with a facility that supported efficient operations."

David E. Reeves

Past President of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Campus Transformation

Quite a transformation for campus dining at Indian Hills Community College! We were thankful to be part of the design team led...

TOP PROJECT OF 2020

Thank you to everyone involved in the construction of the Minnesota National Guard Division Headquarters Complex in Arden...

STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY

We are honored to have our work at Valencia College included in the FCSI 2021 Project Showcase. This state-of-the-art facility...

40 YEARS IN FOODSERVICE

We are celebrating our 40th anniversary of business this month! This remarkable milestone is made possible by our...

FCSI ROUNDTABLE

Have you seen the latest healthcare roundtable from FCSI? Watch Christine Guyott, FCSI, RD, David Reeves, and other experts...

HAPPY RETIREMENT

For sixteen years, Jan Stordahl has served as business manager at Rippe Associates, Inc. and has been integral to our success....