Popular Event Venue Rebrands as 1705 East

1705 East


Popular Event Venue Rebrands as 1705 East

Available for Both Celebrations and Business Events


Raleigh, N.C., Nov. 15, 2017Rocky Top Catering has announced that its premier event venue located at 1705 East Millbrook Street in Raleigh has been rebranded from 1705 Prime to 1705 East. The new name reflects the expanded scope of events the facility is able to host, from celebrations and special events to business meetings and corporate functions.


Located close to downtown Raleigh, 1705 East is a restored Southern home that can serve as an impressive location for a wide variety of events. Its manicured landscape, great oak tree and welcoming entrance lend itself beautifully to outside ceremonies and photography, while boasting beautiful spaces inside for receptions, meetings, dinners and gatherings. The venue offers in-house tables, chairs and chinaware, full audio visual packages, an onsite kitchen, and onsite parking.


The venue’s main dining room – The Capital Room – can accommodate up to 175 seated guests or 225 standing guests.


The Lounge accommodates up to 150 standing guests and includes a full-service bar, perfect for pre- and post-event cocktail receptions.


The more intimate Rutherford Room accommodates up to 72 seated guests, or 100 standing.


The professional staff at 1705 East is ready to assist with event design and vendor coordination upon request. They have excellent relationships with dozens of vendors throughout the Triangle, including florists, rental companies, musicians, planners and entertainers. The versatile catering menus can accommodate any size event or theme, and the attentive staff pays attention to every detail, from taste to presentation.


“Over the years we’ve hosted hundreds of weddings, receptions, parties, and family celebrations,” said Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top. “We want the local business community to know that 1705 East is a great option for corporate meetings and events as well. We’re happy to work with you to customize the perfect event.”


For more information, visit http://1705east.com/ or call 919-850-2340.


Media Contact:

Dean Ogan






About 1705 East

1705 East is a special event and wedding venue just beyond downtown Raleigh. In a restored Southern home, the exterior lends itself beautifully to photography and outdoor ceremonies, with manicured grounds, a majestic oak tree, and a welcoming entrance flanked by white columns. Beyond the front entrance, the stunning and recently renovated inside décor provides a more contemporary, upscale setting for your ceremony, reception, celebration, holiday party or corporate event. Rocky Top Catering is the exclusive caterer at 1705 East, providing a superior level of cuisine and service customized for your event. For more information, visit www.1705east.com.