About Us

JPS Design & Project Management is a full-service restaurant design and project management firm. Our mission is to utilize our large-scale restaurant experience and our entrepreneurial spirit to help independent to midsize restaurant companies. We have years of experience with small shoestring budgets to large million dollar budgets. We will develop affordable solutions for your revitalized business model. We know that every restaurant does not have a dedicated design and construction team. Your number one priority is to serve the guest. Let us be part of your team to innovate and adapt your space to grow and thrive.


Jennifer P. Striepling, founder and project lead, previously held leadership positions in Design and Construction for Bloomin Brands, Inc. (Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar), Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden) and Kohl’s Department Stores. In addition to her extensive Renovation and New Construction restaurant experience, she has developed skillsets in strategic planning, process development, managing and prioritizing multiple initiatives, FF&E vendor and general contractor price negotiations and of course managing multi-million-dollar Capital budgets.

After 20+ years of walking and punching jobsites with the best leaders in the industry, Jennifer expects a high level of detail in the final product. She successfully achieved her leaders’ ambitious goals through collaboration and innovation from all stakeholders. The standard she expects is unsurpassed.

Born and raised in Chicago, she worked in the family construction business for many years. Through persistence and hard work, she became passionate about developing and implementing efficient, timeless designs on schedule and within budget. Jennifer is a self-starter who consistently takes initiative, loves to be challenged and enjoys traveling the globe seeking new ideas that generate innovation.

JPS Design & Project Management welcomes the opportunity to discuss what we can do for your company to maintain and develop your business.