Rockwood Patio Blast & Pig Roast with Chef Cordero

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments |
October 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
7505 Iron Bar Ln
Gainesville, VA 20155
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Chef Mike Cordero Celebrates the Grand Opening of Rockwood’s Patio with a Pig Roast

GAINESVILLE, Va. –Rockwood is bringing the game outside! On Saturday, October 13, Rockwood, Chef Mike Cordero’s newest American comfort food restaurant and sports bar, will host a free, public Patio Bash and Pig Roast to celebrate the grand opening of Rockwood’s patio. Guests are invited to indulge in the harvest season with roasted pig and select drink specials from 2:00 p.m. till close.

Sticking with Rockwood’s sports theme, the patio space is furnished with artificial turf and outfitted with long picnic-style tables. Rockwood’s patio is dog friendly and will include outdoor games and activities such as corn hole, bocce, giant Jenga and Connect Four.

At the Patio Bash and Pig Roast, guests will enjoy live music from local favorite Eado and peruse Rockwood menu favorites like southern fried chicken, Cuban sandwiches and Chef Cordero’s famous wings with homemade marinades. Event sponsors include Honor Brewing Company, Modelo and MurLarkey Distilled Spirits. For more information, please visit

WHO:        Rockwood Sports Bar 

WHAT:      Patio Bash & Pig Roast

                     Rockwood’s patio grand opening

                     Roasted pig and drink specials

                     Live music by eado!


WHEN:      Saturday, October 13

                  2:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.


WHERE:    Rockwood Sports Bar

                  7505 Iron Bar Lane

                  Gainesville, VA 20155


Contact:     Carly Thayer (  or Dan Pettine (

                  (202) 483-3003


About Mike Cordero

Mike Cordero is a Bronx native with a lifelong passion for food. He started working at his local pizza shop at age 13 and there learned to make New York style pizza. At age 20, Cordero moved to Fairfax, VA to pursue the President of Operations job with Italian Delight (a New York pizza chain).  Cordero then launched his own venture, Bravo Cucina Italiana fine dining Italian restaurant, with chef and business partner Sergio Castilloni. After opening five Bravo locations in the greater Washington area, Cordero sold four of the five locations to Castilloni and kept the original Fairfax site to operate himself. Cordero then went on to open Malibu Grill, a Brazilian steakhouse, and eight various restaurants in the Northern Virginia area. He is now the executive chef and owner of A-Town Bar & Grill, Barley Mac, Bronx Pizza, Don Tito, Don Taco, The G.O.A.T., Primetime Sports Bar and Rockwood Sports Bar.

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