1705Prime Chophouse Wins North Carolina Beef Backer Award

Raleigh, NC, December 06, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that 1705Prime Chophouse and Events (www.1705prime.com), a steakhouse and catering facility, has received the 2007 North Carolina Beef Backer Award for independent restaurants from the North Carolina Cattlemen’s Beef Council. This prestigious award program recognizes operations that set the highest standards in menuing and marketing beef. Applicants from across the state submitted entries to showcase their outstanding creativity and leadership in areas including beef menu applications, utilization of new beef cuts, wait staff beef training, and effective beef promotions. 1705Prime will advance on to the National Beef Backer contest to be judged against winners from other states. The award presentation will be held Monday, Dec. 10 at 7p.m. at 1705Prime Chophouse and Events located at 1705 E. Millbrook Road.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award for North Carolina independent restaurants,” said Ogan. “1705Prime has one of the only dry-aged coolers in the state of North Carolina which ensures we serve only the best meat to our customers.”

About 1705Prime Chophouse and Events:
1705Prime Chophouse and Events is Raleigh’s most sought-after steakhouse and catering facility, featuring a 300-bottle wine list and USDA Prime beef dry-aged in-house and cooked over 1,000 degrees of North Carolina hickory. It is also home to the Stinger Lounge, North Raleigh’s finest upscale lounge, mixing classic cocktails and giant martinis. Prime is more than the type of steaks that are served, it defines the entire experience. For more information, call 919-850-2340 or visit their Web site at www.1705prime.com.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

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