The Adolphus Announces Danny Estevez as Area Managing Director

December 7, 2022

The Adolphus announces Danny Estevez as Area Managing Director for the iconic, award-winning Downtown Dallas hotel. Relocating from South Florida, Estevez offers refreshed energy and expertise to the historic property.

Estevez brings years of coveted experience in both hotel and food & beverage operations to his role at The Adolphus.

Most recently, Estevez served as Area Managing Director of five properties for HEI Hotels & Resorts in South Florida. During this time, he also served as the General Manager for the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort where he played a key role in the property’s transformation, overseeing a major renovation that included the addition of two majorly successful restaurants.

In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations, Estevez brought an artistic flair to the hotel, commissioning murals for the restaurants and transforming the crosswalk that connected the Fort Lauderdale property to the beach into an award-winning public art piece. From concept and cuisine to design and decor, these passion projects translated into record revenue for the hotel.

Estevez’s deep ties to the South Beach restaurant scene and previous experience serving as Food and Beverage operator cemented his passion and deep understanding of restaurant and bar operations, which he now brings to his role at The Adolphus.

As Area Managing Director of The Adolphus Estevez will act as a liaison between the hotel and the Dallas community and strategize on the next evolution and vision for the iconic and historic hotel.

“We are thrilled to have Danny relocate to Dallas to join our team at The Adolphus,” says Christine Magrann, President, and COO of Makeready, the management company for The Adolphus. “He goes above and beyond his call of duty and brings an insightful and unique perspective to his role within the hotel. With Danny on the team, we are excited to continue to round out our team at The Adolphus with experienced industry veterans with complementary strengths and backgrounds.”

The Adolphus is located at 1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202. For more information on The Adolphus and any of its dining concepts please visit

Recognized for more than a century as the iconic address for Dallas hospitality, The Adolphus offers timeless culture, vibrant and storied surroundings, imaginative and collaborative food and drink, and locally celebrated amenities and experiences, all crafted and delivered with intuitive, memorable service. Located in the heart of downtown Dallas just steps from the lively and sophisticated city center, The Adolphus has won numerous awards, including the coveted AAA Four Diamond and US News and World Report’s “Best Hotels in the USA”, while its storied French Room is the only restaurant in Texas to maintain an AAA Five Diamond Award for 25 consecutive years. The Adolphus is owned by Ohio-based Rockbridge and is part of Autograph Collection Hotels, a curated portfolio of hotels recognized for celebrating individuality.

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