Our Team

Justin Amick and William Stallworth are the owners of Painted Hospitality, an Atlanta-based company that creates and operates entertainment driven concepts. Amick oversees all operations and Stallworth oversees the private events. Their first concept is The Painted Pin, an upscale boutique bar, bowling, and entertainment venue with 20 full service lanes in an industrial warehouse space in Buckhead. Their most recent is The Painted Duck, a distinguished drinkery, duckpin bowling, and gaming parlour on Atlanta’s Westside. Among their many accolades, Amick and Stallworth were recently named the “Buckhead Entrepreneurs of the Year” by the Buckhead Business Association, while The Painted Pin was named “One of the 50 Coolest New Businesses in America” by Business Insider.

Justin Amick and William Stallworth of the Painted Pin

JUSTIN AMICK

PRESIDENT, PAINTED HOSPITALITY

Amick was raised in the hospitality business via his family’s restaurant group, the acclaimed Concentrics Restaurants. After graduation from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business (2004), Amick moved to New York City where he worked for Chef Tom Colicchio’s CRAFT Restaurant’s Management Training Program. Next, he moved to Napa Valley where he worked for the Trinchero Family Estates’ winemaking team. Amick then re-located back to Atlanta where he joined his family’s business, Concentrics Restaurants. Here, he managed TWO urban licks, became the General Manager and Beverage Director for PARISH Foods & Goods, and served as the General Manager and Advanced Sommelier of Chef Richard Blais’ The Spence. Furthermore, he has a heavy hand in developing beverage programs for Concentrics’ consulting arm. In 2014, he left Concentrics to found Painted Hospitality with partner, William Stallworth. Amick has been featured in The New York Post, The Atlanta Business Chronicle, Wine Business, Southern Living, Sommelier Journal and on CNN.com as part of the “new wave of vino pros.” He was a featured wine expert on nationally broadcast HLN and a featured judge on The Food Network’s “Bobby Flay’s Throwdown.” Furthermore, Amick is on the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival’s “Advisory Council”, is a Certified Wine Educator, an Advanced Sommelier and is the proud recipient of the prestigious Rudd Scholarship from The Court of Master Sommeliers.

WILLIAM STALLWORTH

VICE PRESIDENT, DIRECTOR OF EVENTS, PAINTED HOSPITALITY

Stallworth, a sales and financial veteran, comes from the management training program at Concentrics Restaurants. Prior to honing his chops in food and beverage, Stallworth worked at Beard Shuford Financial Group as a financial advisor and partner, where he handled hundreds of both individual and small business clients’ various financial matters. To date, Stallworth has booked over 2500 events for Painted Hospitality and driven millions of dollars in event revenue. Stallworth holds a political science degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

CHEF THOMAS COLLINS

EXECUTIVE CHEF, PAINTED HOSPITALITY

Collins (Le Cordon Bleu graduate, Atlanta’s ONE. midtown kitchen, TROIS, Parish Foods & Goods, The Painted Pin) is best known for comforting, approachable cuisine and has received endless accolades for his menu at The Painted Pin. Chef Collins oversees the kitchen at both The Painted Pin and The Painted Duck.

TRIP SANDIFER

BAR MANAGER, PAINTED HOSPITALITY

Acclaimed bartender Trip Sandifer (Atlanta’s The Spence, Restaurant Eugene, The Painted Pin), is one of the best in the country at his craft. Most recently, he was named the regional champ in Bombay Sapphire’s Bartending Competition and was the winner of Tales of the Cocktail’s “Herstory Competition”. Sandifer oversees the bar programs at both The Painted Pin and The Painted Duck.

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