December 8 – Randy DeWitt and Adrienne Akin Faulkner

On the December 8th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:
Randy DeWitt – CEO, Front Burner Restaurants (Twin Peaks) and Adrienne Akin Faulkner – President/CEO, Faulkner Design Group

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Randy DeWitt, CEO, Front Burner Restaurants (Twin Peaks)

Randy Dewitt, CEORandy DeWitt is the Chief Executive Officer of Front Burner Restaurants, the group developing the nationally recognized Twin Peaks brand, as well as Ojos Locos Sports Cantina, Whiskey Cake, Velvet Taco, The Ranch at Las Colinas, Red Dog Right, and Mexican Sugar.

Since the launch of Twin Peaks in 2005, the mountain-lodge themed sports restaurant has expanded from one location in Lewisville, Texas to 46 locations by the end of 2013, with 25 planned to open in 2014.

Prior to Twin Peaks, Randy was the Founder and CEO of Rockfish Seafood Grill, a 14-unit chain of casual seafood restaurants. He also gained experience in shopping center development and owned and operated other restaurant concepts before creating Rockfish.



Randy DeWitt

Adrienne Akin Faulkner, President/CEO, Faukner Design Group

Faulkner head shotsAdrienne Akin Faulkner is President and CEO of Faulkner Design Group.  In addition, Adrienne is President of Architectural–Images, an art company showcasing the artwork of her grandfather George L. Dahl, and Design Expediting Services International, a centralized receiving, warehousing, delivery, and installation company based in Dallas.

Adrienne has a passion for design and architecture. She must have inherited this passion by following in the footsteps of her grandfather, architect George L. Dahl.  A visionary ahead of his time, Dahl is admired for his multitude of works, but is most noted for his role as Chief Architect and orchestrator of the 1936 Centennial Worlds Fair Exposition in Dallas.

Faulkner Design Group is a fully integrated Interior and Architectural Design Firm offering a wide range of Design Services for its clients. Currently, the firm employs a 30 person staff in a 9,000 square foot mixed use office and has successfully designed, purchased and installed over 300,000 luxury condominium, multifamily, senior, assisted living, and student housing units in over 36 states and Canada.  In addition, Ms. Faulkner has personally designed several high-end residences, hospitality and corporate projects for select clients.

Phone: (214) 922-8008

2013-11-19 23.36.47 Host Steve A Klein, Adrienne Akin Faulkner, Randy DeWitt