May 06, 2013 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Twin Peaks has appointed 25-year restaurant operations veteran Patrick Droesch as its new President and Chief Operating Officer.
An industry veteran with expertise in franchise operations, strategy and brand development, Droesch will oversee the company’s rapid growth and development. His extensive experience in operations most recently includes almost three years at Lone Star Management Company as COO and President for Texas Land & Cattle, Lone Star Steakhouse and Firefly Kitchen & Bar.
Prior to that, Droesch worked with Brinker International and Family Restaurants Inc. in various roles including Vice President of Operations for On the Border and Regional Vice President of Operations for Chili’s Bar & Grill.
“Patrick is the perfect fit to spearhead our operational development as we prepare to reach 50 stores by the end of the year,” said Randy DeWitt, CEO at Twin Peaks.
Twin Peaks has 32 restaurants open and another 10 in development with commitments for more than 100 additional locations. The company recently signed its second largest franchise agreement for 16 restaurants to expand the concept into Southern Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.
“I am very excited to join the Twin Peaks team and for the opportunity to be a part of the company during such a dynamic time,” said Droesch. “This is one of the hottest concepts in the country and we’re just getting started. I look forward to building on that momentum as we enter this next phase of growth.”
More information on Twin Peaks, including locations and franchise information, is available at TwinPeaksRestaurant.com.
Founded in 2005 in the Dallas suburb of Lewisville by successful restaurant veterans Randy DeWitt and Scott Gordon to meet the needs of an untapped market, Twin Peaks features high-quality food and ice cold draft beer served by friendly and attractive Twin Peaks Girls in a mountain sports lodge setting. Twin Peaks was named a "2010 Hot Concept!" by Nation's Restaurant News and among Restaurant Business magazine’s 2011 “Future 50” concepts and 2013’s Top “Social Media 50” brands. The national chain has more than 30 locations throughout Arizona, Louisiana, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
SOURCE Twin Peaks