Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 - Twin Peaks, the ultimate sports lodge known for its made-from-scratch kitchen, rugged atmosphere, and playful Twin Peaks Girls, has recently welcomed StoveTop Restaurant Group, LLC to its family of franchisees. The organization has signed a development agreement to open eight stores throughout Washington and Oregon, states previously unoccupied by the brand.
StoveTop Restaurant Group, LLC is led by a team of industry veterans. CEO Eric Houseman served as President and COO of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers for 22 years. President Brad Clawson spent 19 years as Director of Operations and Purchasing for Great Western Dining, and seven years as VP of Franchise Operations for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers.
Rounding out the leadership at StoveTop Restaurant Group, LLC are Managing Member Craig Colby and Chairman Michael Colby, who have owned and operated four different restaurant concepts over the past 18 years. Colby and Colby previously built and acquired 15 Burger King locations, which were sold in 2004. Currently, they serve as Co-Presidents of The Colby Restaurant Group, which owns four Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, four Cosi Restaurants and also operates three Margaritas as well as is the master franchisor for the concept.
“In partnering with StoveTop Restaurant Group, LLC, we will achieve our goal of expanding into Washington and Oregon,” said Shannon Glaser, Director of Franchise Development for Twin Peaks. “The StoveTop team brings decades of experience, commitment and professionalism to the table and will be instrumental in the growth plans for our brand. We are thrilled to have franchisees of this caliber join our team.”
“I admire the dedication that Twin Peaks has toward expanding their brand while continuing to provide impeccable service to their customers,” said Houseman. “Our team is looking forward to upholding Twin Peaks’s standard of excellence and introducing the concept to customers in Washington and Oregon.”
More information on Twin Peaks, including locations and franchise information, is available at http://www.TwinPeaksRestaurant.com.
Founded in 2005 in the Dallas suburb of Lewisville by successful restaurant veterans Randy DeWitt and Scott Gordon, Twin Peaks was designed as a unique concept 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. In 2014, Twin Peaks was listed among Nation’s Restaurant News’ “Second 100,” an annual report that ranks restaurant brands between 101-200 based on U.S. system-wide sales, and was included in FSR Magazine’s “Ones to Watch.” Twin Peaks was also recently named “America’s Fastest Growing Restaurant Chain” by Bloomberg Businessweek. The national chain currently has 68 locations throughout 24 states.
SOURCE Twin Peaks