About Us


Darrin D. Fikstad & Associates have been in business 35 years plus. Our expertise began with the food and beverage industry consulting and management service.

Mr. Fikstad has counseled dozens of clients, has owned and operated 9 restaurants over the past 35 years and prior served as a Master Chef for various operations like Bobby McGee's, Gregory’s, ServiceMaster, Sodexo, Healthcare facilities, Universities, Hotels & Boutique Concepts.

We are committed to excellence in service, dedicated to ROI for clients and personally invest in various projects. We have "Skin in the Game" which gives our clients an edge up with us.

Darrin D. Fikstad & Associates are the "Real" "Restaurant Impossible", "Bar Rescue", "Kitchen Nightmare". Television makes this all seam easy and "fixed" in half an hour. However we fix your problems that last and save your Investment.


We partner with a wide variety of associates & independent contractors that provide specific expertise in their specific fields. Our commitment is to provide the best and brightest with an excellent track record and integrity.

Years of Experience

We take a bottom-line approach to each project. Our clients come from a wide range of backgrounds and we look at each business on an individual case by case basis.

- Darrin D. Fikstad

Completed Projects

MarketPlace RTE 66 (Retail)

MarketPlace was conceived from the experience of the “Town Square”, a market place gathering of local citizens, traveler near and far, of merchants, farmers, fishermen, and herders congregating together to purchase goods and services, to eat and drink the freshest of harvest, sharing a mutual enjoyment of the Market Place. At our place, we are that Oasis in the Desert providing this experience.

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Desert Manna (Non Profit)

The Desert Manna's mission is to eradicate hunger and homelessness in the High Desert Communities of Southern California. To provide employment opportunities through our certified job training programs achieving a productive self awareness and self sufficiency for our crew. We are committed to local economic development and entrepreneurship to grow our communities and citizens.

Cattlemen's on Route 66 (Theme Restaurant)

Classic steakhouse meets modern cuisine at the Junction of two Major interstate highways I-15 and I-40. Welcoming travelers from Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Cattlemen's is a fine dining experience of Old World Charm & Global Cuisine. Experience charbroiled certified angus beef steaks, chops, seafood, full bar and live entertainment at the piano lounge.

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Darrin D Fikstad & Associates
201 N. First Ave Ste B
Barstow, CA 92311

Our Projects

Marketplace Rte 66 CA
Cattlemen's on Route 66 CA
Desert Manna Village CA
Cattlemen's at Copper Queen Hotel AZ
Cattlemen's Boseman MT
Carriage House Inn CA
Route 66 Cafe CA
Desert Manna Food Bank CA
Bisbee Stock Exchange AZ