Edge Associates, Inc. is an independent consulting firm that designs food service facilities for almost every environment – from restaurants to cafeterias, hospitals to schools, corporate offices to commissaries and even ship galleys. Edge focuses on creative designs, meeting deadlines and building value into every problem-solving solution.
Creativity. We’ve earned a reputation for providing unique facility planning services that creatively solve problems of space, money, time, operations and regulatory codes. We use a fresh, creative approach on each and every project.
Job Speed. Our ability to meet critical schedules is second to none – period! We always complete our work on time. We even help speed up projects by giving clients immediate mechanical, electrical and other information needed by engineers to keep the project moving.
Depth of Knowledge. We understand the complexities of food service design and are committed to excellence. Founder Ed Purmann has over 42 years of notable industry experience.
State-of-the Art Technology. Our advanced, industry specific, continuously upgraded design software ensures document accuracy and preparation speed, as well as fast revisions when needed.
Personal Attention. Throughout the project, our staff is personally involved and available to advise, explain, clarify and inform clients and other team members of critical issues.
"Can Do" Attitude. We focus on what can be accomplished, and in this way, help clients arrive at the very best solutions for their projects.
Value. We assure value in our facility designs, keeping the client’s best interest foremost at all times. We address your needs, giving special attention to the financial, operational and regulatory challenges of a project. We:
propose equipment – whether new, existing, purchased or leased.
minimize operational costs, such as staffing and energy.
create designs that are universally accepted by all operators.
assure that our designs meet or exceed regulatory requirements.
When expert food service facility designs are needed, let Edge Associates help. You’ll quickly discover the difference of Edge – creativity, in-depth planning and problem-solving expertise, unsurpassed critical path performance, state-of-the-art technology, personal attention, competitive fees and a true commitment to delivering bottom-line value.