120 Reviews
25-200
Guest Capacity
Indoor/Outdoor
Venue Setting

About 1705 East

Southern Charm. Modern Sophistication.

1705 East, a private wedding and event venue for Rocky Top Catering, is as inviting on the outside as it is on the inside. In a restored Southern home just outside downtown Raleigh, the outdoor facade lends itself beautifully to photography and ceremonies, with a manicured landscape and welcoming entrance flanked by white columns. The stunning inside décor provides a contemporary, upscale setting. A variety of both smaller and large rooms offers intimate settings and grand capacities for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners and bridal events.

We now offer a private Bridal Suite and Lounge for our brides and their families to prepare for the big day. Our Bridal Suite is an exclusive, lavish space that gives you the opportunity to unwind before the day commences in a peaceful and serene setting. Enjoy an elegant retreat amongst your bridesmaids and loved ones. Our Bridal Suite was designed with the modern touches and southern sophistication of 1705 East in mind.

1705 East offers in-house tables, chairs and chinaware, an on-site kitchen, full bar and cocktail reception area, audio visual packages and event and vendor coordination upon request.

Rocky Top Catering operates 1705 East in Raleigh, NC and is the preferred caterer to the most exclusive venues in the Triangle and the exclusive caterer for the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh and The Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill. With over 10 years experience catering to the Raleigh and Triangle area, Rocky Top believes that delicious, creative cuisine and exceptional service are the two main ingredients in helping you make your next event memorable. We were honored to be named the 2011 & 2012 Caterer of the Year by the National Association of Catering Executives.

 

Contact Us:

1705 E. Millbrook Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27609

PHONE: 919-850-2340

FAX: 919-850-2344

CATERING DIRECTOR:
Kevin DeHimer

CATERING MANAGERS:
Samantha Kosco, Jeff Besselman, Lara Kelleher, Carol Sasseen, Vicki Tong

 

Categories: Wedding Caterer, Wedding Venue, Rehearsal Dinner

Regions serviced: Raleigh, Wilmington

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120 Reviews for 1705 East

4.9
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5.0

1705 Prime was an awesome venue and the team was amazing to work with!! Vicki was so responsive and made sure everything was perfect!!!! We keep hearing how amazing the food was! Rocky Top Catering has so many delicious food options! I would use them again in a heartbeat!!!

Profile Picture Jessica, 9/9/17, 4 Reviews
Category: Catering, Ceremony & Reception Venue, Rehearsal Dinner Location
Services Used: Chairs, Furniture, Tables
5.0

Although vicki tong was not at the venue on day of and never got to meet her personally, She was wonderful to work with.

Profile Picture Stephanie , 7/22/17, 5 Reviews
Category: Catering, Ceremony & Reception Venue, Rehearsal Dinner Location

1705 East Pricing

Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$38.00
Buffet
$34.00
Stations
$38.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$30.00
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting
Bar Service Price Per Person
Bar Service Price Per Person
Starting from $16.00
Ceremony Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $700.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Rehearsal Dinner Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Rehearsal Dinner Catering Prices Include:
Clean Up
Set Up

1705 East FAQ

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In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Set Up
Wireless Internet
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Cake
In-House Bar
Lighting/Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
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Custom Menu
Dessert
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Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Breakfast/Brunch
Cake Cutting
French Service
Lunch
Outside Cake
Tapas
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Spanish
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Greek
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Japanese
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Gluten Free
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Buffet
Cocktail Reception
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Hors d'Oeuvres
Outside Cake
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Server(s)
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French Service
Tastings
Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine
Cash Bar
Limited Bar
Outside Alcohol
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Furniture
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Aisle Markers
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Dance Floor
Decor
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Lighting
Photobooth
Tent Accessories
Tents
Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Chocolate Fountain
Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
200
Guest Minimum
25
Event Spaces
3
Type
Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic
Style
Classic, Elegant, Modern
Setting
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Peak Season Months:
April
May
June
September
October
November
December
Off-Peak Season Months:
January
February
March
July
Maximum Capacity, Rehearsal Dinner
200
Guest Minimum, Rehearsal Dinner
25
Setting, Rehearsal Dinner
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Ceremony
Engagement Party
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner
Elopements
Exclusive Venue Use
Private Room
Private Section
Public Seating
Parking
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle
Valet
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Professional Network & Endorsements

19 ENDORSEMENTS
Kevin and his team are efficient, knowledgeable and very personable. Having an event catered by this team is delish and effortless. I encourage you to speak with Kevin or any of his staff regarding your event or wedding needs.

All Events DJs has provided services for a number of clients at 1705 Prime and we've worked with Rocky Top at countless locations around the Triangle. We have always enjoyed their staff and their food (yum!). The front of 1705 Prime is a great backdrop for Ceremonies. The Cocktail Hour bar space is ideal for entertaining your crowd during photos. The Reception space is wonderful! With their new renovations, the space is perfect for bringing in your own colors and designs to customize this venue to your specific style. There is a great nook for the Photo Booth, a beautiful cake location in front of their glass wine cellar, and a great dance floor space. The venue creates a great experience for guests, especially with the different rooms for entertaining throughout the night. We always look forward to our next event at 1705 Prime!

1705 Prime is such a unique venue! All the comforts of the south, with contemporary elements inside. They really make it easy with a low space rental, and including all of the catering in house. From beginning to end, we enjoy our partnership as their exclusive caterer.

I truly love 1705 Prime. Not only is Rocky Top Catering one of the best caterers in the area, but their venue 1705 is amazing. I have been working them for over 10 years and truly love being a part of their vendor family. I highly highly highly recommend 1705 Prime!!

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1705 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609   See On Map
919-850-2340 (phone)
1705 East is a wedding ceremony and reception venue from Raleigh NC servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham. 1705 East is a professional wedding ceremony and reception venue that has been part of the Raleigh NC wedding industry since 1998 specializing in weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners..