CraftWorks’ Restaurants & Breweries Celebrate American Craft Beer Week


BROOMFIELD, CO — CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc., the largest craft brewery restaurant operator in the country, announced today that in honor of American Craft Beer Week®participating locations will offer exclusive specials, tapping parties and dinners in celebration of the culture and community of craft brewers across the United States. CraftWorks’ concepts include Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries and Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom.

“Our restaurants are ready to celebrate craft brewers across the country as we acknowledge the art and tradition of craft beer brewing during American Craft Beer Week®,” said Srinivas Kumar, chief executive officer, CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. “We hope devoted craft beer enthusiasts will join us at participating locations to enjoy specials and unique opportunities to broaden their craft beer horizons.”

Beer lovers can head to Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants to experience a weeklong celebration of their favorite brews. On May 12, restaurants will offer all brewed in-house beer for $3 during happy hour at participating locations. Throughout the week, guests can register to attend beer and food pairings as well as tapping parties where they will have the opportunity to taste Gordon Biersch’s upcoming releases.

Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries will celebrate the art of craft beer brewing with their Rock Rewardsmembers. Members who stop in on May 12 can receive an exclusive special where they can purchase a burger and craft beer for only $10.95. Guests are encouraged to register for Rock Rewards prior to coming in to take advantage of this deal.

Don’t forget to head into one of the craft beer authority locations, where Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom will be pouring pints of your favorite world-class brews. Beginning May 11, OC Rewards members will have the opportunity to purchase a Crafted Beer Burger and a craft beer pint for $12. Interested guests can register for the loyalty program and join our famous World Beer Tour by visiting

CraftWorks, with nearly 200 company-owned and franchised locations nationwide, operates the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom and ChopHouse & Brewery, as well as other regional restaurant brands including Big River Grille, Bluewater Grille, A1A Ale Works, Ragtime Tavern Seafood & Grill and Seven Bridge Grille & Brewery. As a portfolio company, each restaurant brand is unique in its culinary approach, as well as in the craft beers that it brews and offers in its restaurants.  For more information on CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, visit

About CraftWorks:

CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. is the largest craft brewery restaurant operator in the country with nearly 200 franchised and company-owned restaurants primarily operating under the Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants and Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries brands. As a leader in the casual dining segment, CraftWorks also operates strong regional brands, including ChopHouse and Big River, and employs more than 12,000 people throughout the U.S. All of CraftWorks’ restaurant brands have innovative menus with made-from-scratch food and a vast selection of unique craft beer, as well as unbeatable service and loyalty programs that tout over a half-million active members. Based in Broomfield, Colo., CraftWorks is not only committed to serving its loyal guests, but also the communities in which its restaurants operate. In 2000, the CraftWorks Foundation was formed and has contributed millions of dollars, positively impacting communities throughout the country. For additional information about CraftWorks, the foundation and its craft brewery restaurant brands, please visit