New Pavilion Underway at the Rock Bar and Grill

Originally article post on July 16, 2018 at beloitdailynews.com | By Hillary Gavan

Those at the Rock Bar and Grill, 101 Maple Ave., are expecting many happy occasions to take place in its new pavilion.

The pavilion, which can hold up to 140 people, is under construction and will be open for rental next spring, according to General Manager Jon Pingel and Event Coordinator Amy Keith.

Situated north of the restaurant, the pavilion will replace the tent outside and the aging pavilion which has been on the property prior to the The Rock opening.

Gilbank Construction broke ground on June 11, with the pavilion expected to be completed this fall. Next spring, it will be available to rent. It will include a bar and stage area as well as pergola covered in flowers and lights.

“It will be a great gathering spot along the river with food catered by us,” Pingel said.

Keith said it will be an ideal spot for a wedding with river views as the backdrop.

The Rock has been home to many outdoor events, benefits, class and family reunions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, graduation parties and more over the years. Customers enjoy the picturesque view of the river, quality staff and community-minded owners of the business.

“Bill Lock and Jim Agate have been very generous donating their time and efforts to the community,” Pingel said.

The Rock continues to get boat traffic from its public dock outside as well as increasing numbers of customers.

“Last year was a record setting year sales wise, and we are comfortably ahead of the pace this year,” Pingel said.

Pingel said the Rock goes out of its way to hire the right people and it’s paid off with almost no turnover. The talented Chef Joe Bradbury and his kitchen team also help the restaurant be successful.

“We are very family oriented. When I hire somebody, I welcome them to the family. I explain to them in orientation that guests are also family and need to be made welcome. In turn we’ve had a lot of a graduation parties and class and family reunions because of the good service,” Pingel said.

New Summer Menu Added

We have updated our seasonal specials menu with some new items for summer including our LIMITED TIME TURKEY BURGERS: All of our savory turkey burgers are served on a fresh bakery bun. Choose from three different styles.

CRAFT BEER SPOTLIGHT:

LAKEFRONT NEW GRIST PILSNER

New Grist™ is a one-of-a-kind beer brewed without wheat or barley: one of the first of its kind that those on a gluten-free diet can enjoy. It is the first gluten-free beer granted label approval by the U.S. Government. Each batch gets tested for gluten content before bottling and shipping. Sorghum, rice, hops, water and gluten-free yeast combine to form a crisp, refreshing session beer brewed for those with celiac disease, or anyone with an appreciation for great-tasting, handmade beer. 5.1%ALC/VOL

New Limited Time Items Added To Our Seasonal Specials Menu!

We have updated our Seasonal Specials Menu with new Limited Time Items!  Stop into the Rock Bar & Grill and give them a try today!

Caprese Chicken Sandwich

BBQ Chicken Salad

New Bangin’ Shrimp Tacos

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New Drink Menus Added!

Stop into the Rock Bar & Grill and try out some of our new drinks!

2018 Summer Sand Volleyball Co-Ed Recreation Leagues Starting Soon!

 

Summer is almost here and we can hardly wait! Download the “league packet” of information below to learn more about our 2018 Summer Volleyball Season!

Volleyball LeaguesImportant notes:
The cost per team is $100, which must be paid in full when you turn in your registration form. This form is due no later than May 15th, 2018. Management and bartenders will take your payment and initial that it has been received. Payment may be either; cash, check, or credit card.

The Official Team Roster is due before your first game. You must have at least 6 players on your roster when it is turned in, you may have up to 12 players on your official roster. The “Waiver and Release” form must be signed by all players before they may play. This is due before the first game.

All rosters and forms will be kept in a binder behind the bar. If you need to add a player or have a player sign a form you must ask one of the staff to assist you. ALL PLAYERS MUST BE ON THE

OFFICIAL ROSTER AND HAVE SIGNED THE WAIVER AND RELEASE FORM BEFORE THEY ARE ALLOWED TO PLAY.


SAND VOLLEYBALL DATES

DATE: THURSDAY NIGHTS
TIMES: 6:00 / 7:00 / 8:00 / 9:00
LENGTH: 12 week season starting June 7th going through August 9th


Contact us with any questions or comments by calling (608) 363-7625 or email us

Introducing the Newest Edition to our Rock Menu…Our New Spring Seasonal Menu!

We are starting our Spring Menu! Starting at 11am on 04/02/18 we will be introducing the Newest Edition to our Rock menu! We are definitely Spicing Things Up this time around…. So get yourself Down Here… cause we’ve Got All The Zing You Need!

View the full Seasonal Specials Menu at http://www.rockbarbeloit.com/menu/seasonal-specials/

Join Us For Our Saint Patty’s Celebration And Specials!

Join Us At The Rock Bar & Grill on Saint Patrick’s Day and help us Celebrate! Doors open at 11:00am!

 

Now Serving Breakfast On Sunday’s Until 1:00PM!

We are now serving our special breakfast menus until 1:00pm on Sundays!

Click here to view the menu.

New At The Rock – Kids 10 & Under Meals for only $1.99 EVERY MONDAY!

Let’s face it, going out to eat with kids can be… an adventure. So let us help with keeping them busy, quiet, and eating instead of worrying about the toll it’s going to take on your wallet!

Join Us EVERY MONDAY when kids eat for only $1.99!

This includes meal, drink and frozen dessert and don’t forget about the scavenger hunt they can do while waiting to eat!

(Offer valid for all kids 10 years old or younger. Two $1.99 kids meal per one adult meal)

New Valentine’s Day Menu Added! Join Us Feb 14th!

In addition to our regular daily food menu options we will be also serving our Special Valentines Day menu on February 14th from 4:00pm – 9:00pm!

Call (608) 363-7625 and make reservations today!

Click her to view the full Valentine’s Day Menu.