Start with the Perfect Venue

Planning the perfect event begins with choosing the perfect venue. Rocky Top Catering is the exclusive caterer for a variety of beautiful venues in the area, from rustic to contemporary, with indoor and outdoor ceremony and event spaces. We are also preferred partners with dozens of wedding and special event venues. We’ll work with you to find the event space that fits you!

Exclusive and Preferred Venues

Venues To Fit Your Vision

Southern Charm, Modern Sophistication

1705 EAST

  • Up to 300
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Indoor & Outdoor Space

1705 East offers a variety of event space options, including indoor and outdoor ceremony space, a full-service bar and lounge area, bride and group suites, and smaller event and meeting rooms. The Southern exterior façade combined with the indoor contemporary décor provides a backdrop for any type of event, including weddings, corporate events and family celebrations.
Old Meets New with Skyline Views

Cannon Room

  • Up to 120
  • Downtown Raleigh, NC
  • Elegant & Historic

Located sky high on the top floor of the Capital Club building, the Cannon Room is a timeless, art deco, ballroom-style event space full of possibilities. This space is truly a blank slate, draped wall to wall with glowing natural light, nestled in the heart of the city. With sweeping panoramic views of downtown Raleigh, versatile furniture, and an immediately-adjacent bar & lounge, this old meets new space is perfect for all kinds of events.
Restoring Southern Charm

Cross + Main

  • Up to 225
  • Youngsville, NC
  • Historic & Rustic

Cross+Main is an event and wedding venue located in the heart of downtown Youngsville, just outside of Wake County. Built in the early 1900’s and beautifully renovated and restored, Cross+Main boasts of rich local history and structural beauty with its antique arches, charming exposed brick and southern wooden beams. It is steeped in nostalgic Southern charm and well suited for an upscale and sophisticated affair or a more down-to-earth and relaxed event.
Stand Out from the Crowd

Museum of Natural Sciences

  • Up to 2,300
  • Downtown Raleigh, NC
  • Contemporary & Unique

With eight floors of exhibits, galleries and board rooms, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh, NC offers many unique venue options for wedding ceremonies and receptions, seated functions and corporate events. Your guests will enjoy relaxing among the Museum’s spectacular exhibits, which include a dramatic two-story waterfall, a scenic mountain cove, a 10,000 gallon aquarium, live animal exhibits and an amazing gem collection.
Gorgeous Views of Blue

Blue Zone at Kenan Stadium

  • Up to 1,200
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Unique with One-of-a-Kind Views
With its stunning views of Kenan Stadium and the surrounding UNC campus, the Blue Zone is a unique venue for weddings, receptions and corporate events. The beautiful Concourse Club and Upper Club offer a variety of set up options, from sit-down events to stand-up receptions. You don’t have to be a UNC alum or lifelong Tar Heel fan to appreciate and experience this one-of-a-kind venue.
Unforgettable Backdrop Steeped in History

Power House

  • up to 150
  • Rocky Mount, NC
  • Historic & Rustic
The Power House at the Mills offers exceptional event space unlike any other in North Carolina, including a spacious multi-level indoor event space with attached open-air terrace and outdoor courtyards with riverfront views. Our restored cotton mill showcases a bold approach to historic preservation — honoring the past while also breathing new life into the plank floors, stout timbers, and intricate brickwork of this storied place. The space is ideal for weddings, receptions, conferences and meetings.
Picturesque Countryside Estate

Rose Hill

  • Up to 360

  • Nashville, NC
  • Indoor & Outdoor Space
Nestled at the end of a private country lane lined with brilliant crepe myrtle trees, Rose Hill is a picturesque countryside estate with an 18th-century Manor House full of Southern hospitality and warmth. This venue offers five distinct event spaces for engagement parties, wedding showers, ceremonies, and receptions. The columned porch can host ceremonies overlooking the wooded hills and pastures, or couples can choose The Swan Gazebo or The Pecan Gove.
Harmonious Blend of Modern and Classic

The Upchurch

  • Up to 225 guests
  • Cary, NC
  • Historic, Elegant & Modern
This historic six-acre estate dates back to 1905 and is home to spacious grounds that include scenic lawns, magnificent magnolias, and a picturesque pond. The Main House and Conservatory overlook the waterfront and gardens and provide an idyllic setting for refined and romantic celebrations. Classic elegance blends with modern elements, and each event space has been reimagined as the perfect backdrop for weddings and special events.
Preserving Raleigh’s History

Heck-Andrews House

  • Up to 100 guests
  • Downtown Raleigh, NC
  • Historic & Fully Renovated
Located across the street from the lieutenant governor’s office and just steps away from the governor’s mansion, the Heck-Andrews House was completed in 1870 and is one of the city’s clearest and well-defined examples of the Second Empire style. The fully renovated historical house includes an impressive two-story foyer, three-story staircase, floor to ceiling windows, two parlors and an expansive front porch.



Rebecca Sandor
Rebecca Sandor
Their food is amazing. Since we tried their short ribs, we couldn’t wait till our wedding day to have them again. Also, we went to an open house and had some of their food which is when we decided to use them. I believe we ate about five of their chocolate mousse cups because they were so delicious. They were very helpful during the tasting and were able to tweak some of the menu items to make it more specific to our tastes. Also, Rocky top team was lovely to work with. They were very responsive and answer any questions that we had. Only downside, we were bummed we didn’t have as much left over food for us. Would highly recommend
Debbie Harlan
Debbie Harlan
Thank you for the wonderful service and food for our daughters wedding. What make a great company to me is when there is a glitch they completely work to make it right. We know things don't always go exactly as planned. They were awesome and the food was amazing. Their wait staff and bartenders were alway on top of everything. Thanks again for making her day special. I would highly recommend them to anyone for any occasion.
Jennifer Hopkins
Jennifer Hopkins
I got married at the Natural Science Museum and Rocky Top did a great job making sure my reception was set up, keeping in touch, answering all of my questions, thinking of all the little details, and the food of course was fantastic. Haylie was the best to work with. Definitely recommend them!
Izabella M
Izabella M
We chose Rocky Top Catering to cater our wedding on 10/22/23 at the Merrimon-Wynne House and we could not be happier that we did! We worked closely with Vicki throughout the whole process, and she was INCREDIBLE (literal angel). During our initial phone call, we had a lot of questions about the catering menu and selection process, and Vicki was very patient with answering them all. Additionally, we didn't know if we wanted to go with a plated or a buffet style meal, so she took the time to write up a proposal for both options to help make our decision a little easier. Once we selected our food options, Vicki was able to schedule a tasting for us to make sure that everything on the menu was to our liking, and let me tell you... my now husband and I talked about that tasting for DAYS it was that good. We were blown away with how flavorful and well-balanced every dish was. The portions were great, and they even sent us home with leftovers, which was totally unexpected. We left that tasting beyond happy that we chose RTC as our caterer, but also super sad that we had to wait so long until we could eat their food again at our wedding! On the day of our wedding, the service that RTC provided was exceptional. Our day-of point person Latoya made sure to introduce herself as soon as she got there, and ensured us that she was here to help with anything we needed throughout the day. Although a lot of people warned us that the bride and groom barely have time to eat, the RTC team made sure that my husband and I did not go hungry. For the passed hors d'oeuvres, they made us a plate full of all 4 options so we didn't miss anything during cocktail hour. For dinner, we decided to go with a buffet style, but the RTC team put together a plate for my husband and I so that we didn't have to leave our table. For our late night bite, someone from the RTC team made sure to hand deliver us sliders (10/10 recommend) even though we were non-stop dancing on the dance floor. We both agreed that everything we ate that day was just as good, if not better than we remembered from our tasting! As for our guests, they also could not stop raving about how amazing the food was. Both of our families LOVE to eat, and they all agreed that everything we had on our menu exceeded their expectations. The food was hot, well-prepared, and portions were large enough to keep everyone full throughout the entire night. They especially couldn't stop talking about the slow braised beef short ribs - they literally fell apart in your mouth and people couldn't stop going back for more. At the end of the night, we were sent home with leftovers once again, which was exactly what we needed the day after lots of fun and celebrations. Overall, I cannot recommend Rocky Top Catering enough to anyone looking for a caterer for their big day. They will go above and beyond for you, and make sure that everyone (even the bride and groom) will leave full and happy by the end of it all. If you want your wedding day to be remembered for it's top tier food and service, then I highly encourage you to book with RTC. Thank you once again to Vicki, Latoya, and the rest of the RTC team for making our wedding day the BEST DAY EVER!!
Chad Palumbo
Chad Palumbo
Nichole did such an amazing job guiding us through the tastings for our wedding 10/28/23 at the Rickhouse! We rescheduled multiple times but she was nothing but flexible and accommodated our needs perfectly. When we didn't like 80% of our menu from the first tasting, she picked items that not only harmonized well together but tasted amazingly as they were her own recommendations and custom seasonal items that everyone RAVED about (gouda grits, apple-caramel cheesecake squares and pumpkin torte among those items!). The FOOD was soooooo good, it even floored us (better than we remember at the 2nd tasting) when we had it at the wedding again! Thank you thank you thank you Nichole- we owe you so much for making our wedding guests so happy with your catering!


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