About

A place to compete, eat, drink and be social.

Operated by Painted Hospitality, an Atlanta based company that creates one of a kind entertainment driven concepts, bars, restaurants, and hospitality ventures, Painted Pickle is a high end pickleball compeatery™, gaming and entertainment venue. Simply put, a compeatery is a place to compete, eat, drink and be social.

Located in an industrial indoor/outdoor warehouse at 279 Ottley Drive at Armour Yards (known as “The Armour Ottley Loop”) in between Buckhead and Midtown, Painted Pickle offers an expansive front and rear patio directly adjacent to the Atlanta Beltline. The 32,500 square foot space houses an indoor pickleball ‘court’yard with eight boutique individually contained courts with permanent nets, a cottage clubhouse, an elevated central seating area overlooking center court, and one signature outdoor court. In addition to our unique pickleball programming, Painted Pickle also has a stage for live music and other competitive pub games and social amenities including an indoor putting green and gaming lawn, 3 ping pong rooms, bucketball, subsoccer tables, cornhole, table shuffleboard, darts, strategy & board games and so much more.

The menu, created by Painted Hospitality’s Executive Chef Thomas Collins, caters to the socially active lifestyle and aims to revitalize, restore, and comfort. Items will include shareable small plates, salads, bowls, sushi rolls, charcuterie and cheese boards, and sandwiches such as paninis, open faced tartine and traditional hand helds. Additional brunch options are offered on the weekends. The bar program has no shortage of talent and includes Beverage Director Julian Goglia (The Pinewood Tippling Room, The Mercury, Rumi’s Kitchen), CEO & President Justin Amick (Advanced Sommelier and Certified Wine Educator) and Director of Operations Robert Nonemaker (Certified Cicerone and Certified Sommelier) curating the cocktail, wine and beer lists respectively.

The Team

“A place to compete, eat, drink and be social”

Justin Amick

President / CEO, 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, 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 relocated 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 had 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.” He was named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual “40 Under 40” class which honors “Atlanta’s brightest young business leaders who have scaled the ranks, are making a mark in their industries and a difference in their communities.” Furthermore, Amick was on the inaugural 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. Lastly, he was named “Best Sommelier in Atlanta” by multiple publications including Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing.

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 5000 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, The Painted Duck) is best known for comforting, approachable cuisine and has received endless accolades for his menu at The Painted Pin and The Painted Duck including “25 Must-Try Atlanta Restaurants” from Southern Living, an “Icon in the Making” from Forbes and “The Hottest Restaurants in Atlanta” from Eater. Chef Collins oversees the kitchens at all Painted Hospitality concepts.

Ivan Vizcaya

Director of Pickleball

Vizcaya, a University of Georgia graduate, is a certified PPR pickleball instructor who boasts multiple 5.0 gold medals and 5 wins in two professional pickleball tournaments.

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