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Revit Associate - Colburn Guyette



Posted 12.15.23


Colburn Guyette is a national foodservice design and consulting firm headquartered in Rockland, MA. Our design scope is diverse and includes K-12 schools, College & Universities, Healthcare Facilities, Hotels, Corporate Dining and Restaurants.

We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual with knowledge of Revit for an entry level position. The ideal candidate should possess at minimum a technical degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or applicable discipline.

As a Revit Associate, you will assist a team in project delivery from conceptual design through construction. You will collaborate with our staff and clients to assist in the production of presentation drawings, construction documents, written specifications and supporting materials.

You must have experience with Microsoft Office, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to pay attention to detail, perform well within deadlines and be part of a team while also taking initiative to complete your assigned tasks independently. You must also have the eagerness and ability to learn new software/programs required to produce project documents.

A familiarity with foodservice operations and working knowledge of a commercial kitchen is considered a major plus.



  • Revit and working knowledge of key functions such as cloud-based collaboration, visual graphics, working with schedules, linking models, and UI navigation required
  • Ability to place, create, and modify Revit families and parameters
  • Create Revit models for BIM cross-disciplinary and project coordination
  • Familiarity with Revit walkthrough functions considered a plus
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD is a plus
  • Knowledge of drafting standards
  • Must be able to take direction and perform efficiently
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with design & visualization applications considered a plus
  • Strong teamwork, communication and people skills, organizational and time-management skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn are crucial

Competitive salary, 401(k), PTO, Health Insurance

Employment type: full-time

* We are a small firm with a casual atmosphere and friendly environment.


If interested, please email your resume to [email protected].

Revit Design Specialist - RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design

Posted 11.27.23


RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design (RFHSD) is excited to be adding another Design Specialist to our team. We are looking for someone who takes pride in his or her well-developed design skill set and has a deep understanding of REVIT-based design. The ideal person will have design experience within the hospitality and foodservice industry, but we are willing to train the right person to translate your experience to our world - designing hospitality experiences based on phenomenal kitchen, bar and foodservice designs. Our close-knit and dedicated team works out of the Troon Northeast Regional Office in Newton, MA. Our culture is one of teamwork, commitment to excellence and a strong work-life balance built upon a flexible office model. RFHSD is a national hospitality strategy and design firm with clients from all segments of the hospitality industry that span the US and even the globe.

Things you will likely do in this role:

  • Complete detailed technical drawings in the REVIT platform to meet our established design standards
  • Deliver the highest level of accuracy and attention to detail to ensure our drawings are the foundation for a successful project
  • Support Design Project Managers as design lead on within established timelines
  • Support Design Project Managers in client communications and relationship management
  • Take initiative to drive assigned task work to completion
  • Communicate proactively with your coworkers
  • Work independently as well as on a team, under communicated deadlines with the ability and autonomy to manage your schedule
  • Maintain drawing sets, as required, as projects progress, making necessary revisions and sk’s as required
  • Collaborate on systems and process improvements for Design Development
  • Uphold RFHSD standards, processes, and procedures as they relate to the design department
  • Actively participate in the advancement of RFHSD team culture with clients and co-workers, and make suggestions on improvements if needed
  • Gain proficiency in communicating RFHSD company mission, vision and values and be an ambassador for our brand
  • Support the RFHSD sales process through your technical expertise, as beneficial and requested
  • Gain proficiency in Salesforce use as a tool to manage project pipeline, BD and sales

Things we would like to see in candidates:

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a drafting or designer role with proficiency in Revit and a relevant drafting portfolio
  • Architectural degree is preferred
  • High-level attention to detail
  • A commitment to excellence, both personally and in the work you produce
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and pivot quickly between projects, conversations, and tasks
  • A strong desire to make an immediate impact as well as to make a lasting impression on the company
  • Someone who thrives under the highest expectations, communicated deadlines, can self-motivate/manage, and take responsibility and accountability seriously
  • Experience in hospitality is a plus, and hospitality mindset a must
  • Experience working professionally with a diverse range of people, internally and externally
  • Google Workspace knowledge a plus
  • A love of dogs! We are a dog-friendly company and office so hopefully that’s a perk

Salary B.O.E (based on experience)

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Project travel in and outside of the New England area.
  • A commitment to facilitating ongoing learning opportunities

Office hours: Monday through Friday with flexibility

Flex Schedule and Work From Home opportunities after 6 months of employment.


  • Minimum 3-5 years in a drafting or designer role
  • Revit: 2+ years (Required)
  • CAD: 1+ years

Work Location: Newton, Ma, and remote once requirements fulfilled

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Revit: 3 years (Required)
  • Sketchup: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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Associate Principal - Rippe Associates

Posted 11.15.23

Do you know and love operations work in foodservice but dream of a new challenge? We have the perfect opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience!

Rippe Associates is looking for an Associate Principal for our Education Market Segment.

Rippe Associates is a 25+ employee foodservice design consulting firm that works with architects, owners, and operators to design kitchens, serving areas, coffee shops and other foodservice spaces for a range of industries. We work in schools, higher education, corrections, healthcare, and hospitality markets across the country.

In each market, our job is to understand the foodservice operation, develop design solutions that meet their operating goals and then document designs through drawings and written equipment specifications. We also coordinate with the construction team to ensure the final project matches the design intent.

Most projects are managed by a team of Rippe specialists. Principals work directly with clients to understand goals and develop a design, Project Managers produce the design in Revit, Equipment Specialists select equipment that is used in the design. As a project progresses, more and more detail is documented.

The Associate Principal first learns our business by working with Principals on projects. The initial learning includes facility and equipment assessments, equipment selection and specifications, project fee proposals, contracts and billing review, coordinating client meetings to present and discuss project documents. The Associate Principal begins to manage and then lead projects independently and becomes more involved in sales and marketing activities, with development into leadership responsibilities within Rippe. Leadership includes management of up to 3 individuals within the market segment and participation in Steering Committee and Strategic Planning for company.

The Education Studio works on projects in Higher Education, K-12, Corrections, and a variety of other markets.

Other important qualifications are:

  • Knowledge about foodservice operations and equipment
  • Experience in communicating with C-Suite level employees
  • Presentation skills both virtual and face to face
  • 4-year degree in related field
  • 10 years experience in related fields
  • Interest in design
  • Attentive to detail
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Adaptability, critical thinking, problem solving, and resourcefulness
  • Proficient in MS products Power point, Xcel, and Word
  • Ability to learn new technology programs (Bluebeam and Revit)
  • People Management Experience is a plus

Food Service Design Associate Principal Salary starting Range: $75,000 - $95,000, based on experience.

Rippe is a hybrid environment currently at 20% in office and 80% remote work (plus Client Travel). The current hybrid includes commitment to be in the office every Monday for Staff & Segment Team Meetings. Onboarding will also require heavy in person training, shadowing & mentoring for the first 3-6+ months.

What Rippe Offers to Employees:

At Rippe, we not only design Kitchens That Work™; we build Careers for a Lifetime! We offer:

  • Training & Career Development thru onboarding and career path programs, mentoring, and both internal training and external paid training.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) to support wellbeing and to balance a fulfilling work and personal life.
  • Holidays Off – 7 paid holidays.
  • Financial Security through competitive compensation, profit sharing and retirement plans.
  • Planning for Your Future thru 401K program with employer match.
  • Health Care, Dental & Vision plan options to focus on peace of mind coverage.
  • Additional Benefit Offerings of Employer paid Basic Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability Benefits for you.
  • Optional Voluntary Benefits available thru payroll deduction for Whole & Term Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Individual Medical Bridge, Accident Insurance, Cancer Assist Insurance, and Critical Illness options.
  • The Stability of a Company who is at the top of the food service design industry; who is well respected in the industry for high quality standards and top ten in consulting firms with equipment specification; and whose focus of designing from the operator’s perspective produces successful food service in a variety of market segments for 40 years.
  • Dog Friendly Workplace

When asked, ‘What sets Rippe apart?’ – Our teams replied:

  • Longevity and experience of all employees and principals
  • Attention to Detail / Precise and Detailed Drawings
  • We are not just a company; we are a team.
  • We are passionate about learning and bringing all our industry knowledge to every project.
  • We care about our clients, our co-workers, and our community.
  • We design kitchens based on what we have learned from working in them.
  • And many more…

To find out more about Rippe Associates, the Project we design for, and our team, visit Follow us on: LinkedIn:


Inquiries and resumes should be forwarded to Katie Lint - [email protected]

Project Manager – Food Service Design Professionals

Posted 10.12.23

Company Description

Foodservice Design Professionals, LLC (FDP) is a professional food service design and consulting firm in Texas. We combine multi-disciplinary experience with leading-edge technologies and highly skilled professionals to meet our client's needs. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality of service.

Role Description

We seek a full-time Project Manager to join our San Antonio/Austin team. This role will include designing and managing multiple food service projects and collaborating with/attending meetings with both internal and external team members. Various project sectors include K-12, B&I, Sports Stadiums, Healthcare, Universities, Casinos, etc.


  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong specification writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Revit
  • Knowledge of food service design principles and practices
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations
  • Experience with budgeting and financial management
  • Experience with client relations and customer service
  • 10+ years of experience is a plus


Melissa Moore - [email protected]


Foodservice Design: Project Manager/Director - ColburnGuyette


Posted 9.1.23

Colburn Guyette is a culinary design firm located in Rockland, MA specializing in food and beverage venues such as restaurants, bars, cafés, dining halls, food halls and a wide variety of other commercial foodservice facilities.


  • Mandatory professional skills include excellent teamwork, organization, verbal and written communication, attention to detail, sound judgement, client care, and professionalism.
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects concurrently is a must.
  • Revit skills are preferred.
  • Ability to travel for project meetings as needed is required.
  • Employment experience in foodservice design is preferred. Architectural, interior, or engineering design experience will be considered.

General Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to daily production tasks, such as drawings and documentation, equipment cutbook assembly, budget estimates, and specification writing.
  • Primary point of external communication with clients, design team members, contractors, and manufacturers/reps.
  • Responsible for internal communication with Principal and support staff throughout all phases of projects.
  • Responsible for management of project schedules and deadlines, production tasks, and internal/external coordination.
  • Accountable for maintaining project design intent, as well as quality and completeness of drawings, specifications, and other project deliverables.
  • Responsible for management of Construction Administration phase, including scheduling, RFI responses, review of shop drawings, field observations, and change order review.
  • Assist with mentorship and leadership of junior colleagues in all areas of professional and technical development.
  • Willingness to perform other duties as required.

Position Details:



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