Dean Ogan Receives 2008 Mover and Shaker Award

Raleigh, NC, September 18, 2008 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (, has received a 2008 Mover and Shaker award presented by Business Leader magazine. The Movers and Shakers awards honor up-and-coming business leaders in the Triangle community. Ogan will be honored along with the other 2008 award winners on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Hilton North Raleigh and will be featured in the September issue of Business Leader magazine.

“I am pleased to receive the 2008 Mover and Shaker award from Business Leader magazine,” said Ogan. “It is an honor to be named in a group with these successful men and women.”

About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality has been devoted to improving Raleigh, North Carolina’s local dining scene since 1998, when their first restaurant opened. Michael Dean’s Wood Oven and Seafood Grill was the culmination of years of planning by Dean Ogan. Six other restaurants have now opened under the Rocky Top Hospitality name, as well as 1705 Prime Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. New restaurants are always built from the menu-out, so the emphasis is always on the food and how to create an experience you can’t find anywhere else. For more information visit their Web site at

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