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May 1992Present

Vice President

Charles Ramm Associates, Inc.



California State University


Charles Ramm Associates, Inc., opened in 1992 with an office in the downtown Plaza area of Orange, California, and tailors its architectural design services to fit the client’s financial and aesthetic goals. Whether a new construction project, renovation of a historic building, or a smaller existing food station change, Charles Ramm Associates provides professional, knowledgeable leadership from the project’s concept to completion. Guiding project development with a team of experienced professionals, Charles Ramm Associates focuses its core business on the hospitality industry. The firm provides architecture, food service design, and interiors complete with furnishings if desired. Principle Architect Charles Ramm offers more than 30 years of experience in the business with licensure in California, Nevada, and Arizona. Having distinguished itself in the realm of hospitality architectural design, the team at Charles Ramm Associates leads projects through the rigorous process of site selection and evaluation and obtains all required city, county, or state approvals. Additionally, the firm has expertise in space planning, interior design, and food service area design. Projects completed by Charles Ramm Associates encompass restaurant and entertainment centers, buffet service concepts, banquet rooms, multi-story office/restaurant facilities, corporate dining services, nightclubs and banquet designs, and new fine dining restaurants. Historical renovations involving Charles Ramm Associates include the San Gabriel City Hall project and PJ's Abbey restaurant in the historic district of Orange, California. Most recently, Charles Ramm Associates was retained for South of Nick's, located in the historic Ole Hanson Building in San Clemente. Charles Ramm Associates accepts architecture, interior, and food services designs for projects of all sizes in the Western United States and has completed numerous projects in its history. Striving to provide personal attention to each project, the team at Charles Ramm Associates works closely with each client to ensure a successful completion. A member of the California Restaurant Association, the private company stands as a leader in the field of hospitality and food service architectural design.


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