Tipstor® offers a complete menu of design services to support your needs from the beginning of your project through opening day. We help property developers navigate the complex world of designing food services properties online. We offer a technology-first approach to customer-friendly designs.
A well-designed kitchen is the cornerstone of quality cooking, as it significantly influences the efficiency, functionality, and overall experience of food preparation. An intelligently planned kitchen layout ensures that essential tools, ingredients, and appliances are within easy reach, reducing the time and effort required to complete tasks, enabling precise execution of recipes, and enhancing workflow. Adequate counter space, organized storage solutions, and ergonomic design minimize clutter and chaos, allowing the cook to focus on creativity and flavor. Proper ventilation and lighting are essential for safety, comfort, and a clear view of ingredients and cooking processes. Additionally, a thoughtfully designed kitchen promotes social interaction, turning cooking into an enjoyable and communal experience, fostering a greater passion for culinary endeavors, and ultimately yielding higher quality and more satisfying dishes.
Helping property developers to grow their businesses, launch developments, and build enduring relationships with their communities.
We will meet with you in-person or virtually to discuss the overall goals of your project and your individual needs and schedule. Together we can determine Tipstor’s scope of work and design costs.
KITCHEN, SERVING COUNTER, & BAR FLOOR PLANS
We create a good workflow for maximum productivity and efficiency. Safety, sanitation and security of customers, employees and products are built into your plan, ensuring code requirements are met. Front of house, production, and storage needs are balanced within the available space.
Equipment specified for your project will be tailored to your needs. For each item, detailed description, including selected options and accessories, cut sheets and budget pricing will be provided.
ELECTRICAL & PLUMBING ROUGH-IN DRAWINGS
If desired, we can provide detailed dimensioned electrical and plumbing rough-in drawings to assist the architect, engineer, general contractor, and construction trades in the accurate placement of the utilities required for your facility. A detailed utility schedule with individual requirements for each item displayed in matrix form is included with rough-in drawings.
EQUIPMENT COST ANALYSIS
We work to specify equipment that meets your budget. Your design project includes estimated equipment costs to aid in the financial planning of your project.
Do you have a project already designed, but are over your budget for equipment? We can assist in value engineering the specifications to be sure your project stays within your budget.
SEATING PLANS & FURNITURE
We offer creative furniture floor plans to meet your front of house goals. We specify tables, chairs, barstools, and booths, and provide millwork concept drawings for bars, backbars, server and host stations, and serving counters.
We can help bring your creative ideas for theme and décor to life. We can help determine the proper fabrics, wall coverings, lighting, flooring, and casework to meet the quality requirements of a commercial establishment with the style and flare you have in mind.
ELEVATION, ISOMETRIC & DETAIL DRAWINGS
We can provide elevations and detailed drawings of selected pieces or areas to give you a clear idea of the final look of your design. Common installation practice details, such as the height shelves are to be hung and the required wall blocking, help ensure accurate installation of the equipment and furnishings. We can also provide these drawings as needed to obtain quotes and shop drawings for custom equipment for the manufacturer to ensure each piece is designed accurately.
3D RENDERINGS & COLOR DETAIL DRAWINGS
We can provide you with elevation or photorealistic 3D renderings to convey the essence of our design to you, the customer, your committee, board members, or investors. You will have an idea of the feel of your project before ever breaking ground.
COORDINATION WITH OWNER, ARCHITECT, & GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Our design team will work with you and your team of builders, architect, engineer, and general contractor to ensure an accurate design and well-coordinated workflow throughout the project.
JOB SITE VISITS & SUPERVISION OF CONSTRUCTION
We offers job site visits to verify specifications were followed.
Our team can instruct you and your staff on how to efficiently use and maintain each piece of equipment.
We do not offer the services of a licensed architect or engineer. Your project may require some of these services, for example, “stamped drawings”. We are happy to work in conjunction with your architect, engineer, and other team members to provide the documentation needed for your project to succeed.