Tribeca Tavern and Rockwell’s American Grill Win 2012 Best of Cary Awards

Rocky Top Hospitality Restaurants Recognized by The Cary News for Excellent Food and Atmosphere.

Raleigh, NC, August 16, 2012 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (, has announced that two of the company’s restaurants, Tribeca Tavern and Rockwell’s American Grill, have been recognized by The Cary News in its annual Best of Cary survey. Tribeca Tavern received awards for best outdoor dining, best place for lunch, best burger and best place to watch the big game. Rockwell’s American Grill, which opened its doors in Cary earlier this year, was awarded best new restaurant and best restaurant for family dining. The Best of Cary survey is compiled annually by voters and readers of The Cary News and announced in its publication, Cary Today, and online at each July.

“Rocky Top Hospitality entered the Cary restaurant scene in 2010 with the opening of Tribeca Tavern and expanded our presence this year when we opened Rockwell’s American Grill, so to be recognized in the local community by The Cary News as restaurants of choice is truly an honor for all of us,” said Ogan. “We love the city of Cary and are proud to serve our customers with a superior dining experience. Thank you to all residents and readers for voting.”

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About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality restaurants have consistently rated among the Triangle’s most popular local dining choices since its first restaurant opened in 1998. Six different restaurant concepts operate under the Rocky Top Hospitality name: The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, Draft Carolina Burgers & Beers, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse, Tribeca Tavern with two locations in Cary and Raleigh, Rockwell’s American Grill & Bar, and Rocky Top Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. All Rocky Top restaurant menus provide items not found anywhere else, and focus on using local North Carolina beef, seafood, poultry, pork, dairy and organic produce. Pastas and desserts are made daily, in house by the chefs and never come out of a box. Rocky Top beef and pork have had no growth hormones, additives, antibiotics or chemical feed. Owner Dean Ogan is known for actively giving back to the community and was named the 2011 Restaurateur of the Year by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA).

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