“As a consumer, Dallas has always asked me to choose between a great theater experience or, a great dining experience. Like most Dallas consumers, I never liked being forced to choose.”
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 07, 2013
LOOK Cinemas, a newly formed Dallas-based theatre company opens its doors to North Texas residents March 29. The upscale entertainment complex is located at Prestonwood Creek, at Prestonwood Road and Beltline Road. The new dining and entertainment complex is the first project of LOOK Cinemas, LLC. LOOK founders Tom Stephenson, a notable theater industry veteran, and Brian Mason, a Dallas-based entrepreneur, have partnered with well-known restaurant entrepreneur Joseph Palladino for the inaugural project.
“Our goal is to offer the single best combination of the movie and dining experiences,” Stephenson said. “As a consumer, Dallas has always asked me to choose between a great theater experience or, a great dining experience. Like most Dallas consumers, I never liked being forced to choose.”
Dallas consumers may now enjoy a state-of-the-art, 11-screen, 1,900-seat stadium theater complex co-located with a Nick & Sam’s Grill restaurant and a Coal Vines Pizza and Wine Bar. LOOK patrons have the option to dine in the Nick & Sam’s Grill restaurant or in one of the three dine-in screens. The menu features several unique bistro favorites in addition to gourmet comfort food. Moviegoers may relax in LOOK’s oversized power reclining chairs while enjoying fine dining and entertainment. LOOK also boasts the most revolutionary movie-viewing experience, Evolution, featuring enormous silver screens and Dolby Atmos, the finest cinema sound available.
In addition to the Nick & Sam’s Grill fare, diners may enjoy another Palladino concept in the complex: Coal Vines. This specialty pizza and wine bar has been a successful and popular dining spot in the Uptown and Legacy areas and will open at LOOK Cinemas later this spring. “I’m incredibly excited to take one of my signature concepts to a wonderful new location in Dallas and create a one-stop entertainment and dining destination with unique appeal to both adults and families.” Palladino said.
The Lofts, another component of the LOOK concept, feature three sophisticated theaters with spacious stadium riser seats paired with tables on either side. This experience is enhanced by a lobby bar serving beer, wine and handcrafted cocktails, plus lighter fare including sushi rolls, handmade nachos, Joe’s Famous Coneys and other freshly prepared small plates. The Lofts are designated for moviegoers ages 21 and over, unless accompanied by an adult after 6 p.m.
In addition to multiple dining and theatre options, LOOK Cinemas offers the classic moviegoing experience in one of three General Admission theatres featuring the latest enhanced digital cinema projection and pure digital audio.
About the founders
Tom Stephenson previously founded Dallas-based Rave Motion Pictures where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for the last ten years. Under his leadership, Rave became the fourth largest theater circuit in the United States. Brian Mason is an accomplished investor/entrepreneur who has founded and built multiple companies across several different industries. These include packaging manufacturer, Great Western Industries (now Multi Packaging Solutions), global digital media provider, The LTC Group and American Graphics, a mid-western advertising service firm. Mason currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Preston State Bank in Dallas. Joseph Palladino is co-owner of Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse and creator of Uptown’s highly successful concepts, Nick & Sam’s Grill and Coal Vines Pizza and Wine Bar.