Raleigh, NC, June 02, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (http://www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that chef Marc Vanscoy of Tribeca Tavern (http://www.tribecatavernnc.com), a restaurant offering casual, family-friendly, and affordable fare, will participate in Blossoms of Hope, an Inter-Faith Food Shuttle event that will offer a five-course meal and wine pairings prepared by three Raleigh restaurants as well as graduates from the nonprofit’s Culinary Job Training Program, an 11-week, hands-on program taught by professional chefs, a job placement counselor and a case manager. Second Empire is hosting the luncheon, and Midtown Grill will also participate in the event, which is scheduled for Sunday, June 5 at 12:30 p.m. at Second Empire, located at 330 Hillsborough St. For more information, visit http://www.foodshuttle.org.
“Each spring, Second Empire hosts Blossoms of Hope, and we are proud to have Marc and Tribeca Tavern involved in this year’s luncheon, as we applaud the work of the Culinary Job Training Program graduates,” said Ogan. “Through the program, men and women with severe life challenges are prepared for careers in the food service industry, and the Blossoms of Hope luncheon is a culmination of their journey.”
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- Blossoms of Hope tickets are $75 each. To RSVP, contact Maxine Solomon at (919) 847-0567 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- With two locations, at 500 Ledgestone Way in Cary and 6004 Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh, Tribeca Tavern serves microbrews, 20 North Carolina drafts, and casual, family-friendly, and affordable fare, featuring gourmet burgers made using fresh, all-natural Blue Ribbon Angus beef from Coastal Cattle Company in Ayden, N.C., where cows are fed all-natural feed, mother’s milk, Bermuda grass and hay twice a day, and no growth hormones, additives, antibiotics or chemical feed are used.
About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality has been devoted to improving Raleigh, North Carolina’s local dining scene since 1998, when its first restaurant opened. Dean Ogan has been the driving force behind five different restaurant concepts under the Rocky Top Hospitality name. These restaurants include The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, The Red Room Tapas Lounge, Draft Carolina Burgers & Beers, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse, Tribeca Tavern, and Rocky Top Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. Rocky Top Hospitality builds restaurants from the menu-out, so the emphasis is always on the food and how to create an experience not found anywhere else. For more information, visit http://www.rockytophospitality.com.
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