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Twisted Fork to reopen Monday

Posted January 20, 2016
Updated January 22, 2016

Twisted Fork's Soccer Mom Masterpiece burger.

— The Twisted Fork will reopen Monday in Triangle Town Center Commons, owners announced Wednesday.

The restaurant and bakery closed in August after a fire.

There will be a few changes to the decor and menu, including pizza made with fresh dough from the bakery.

“We added pizza for my kids – in fact, two of the pizzas are named after them – and will utilize meats from our smoker on quite a few of them,” owner Dean Ogan said in a statement.

The house-smoked barbecue and fresh-ground burgers are among the returning menu items. The salad and fruit bar, scratch-made desserts and all-day $3 craft beer specials are also back.

During the past few months, many of the restaurant’s employees have been working at other Rocky Top Hospitality venues, including a baking operation at 1705 Prime on East Millbrook Road. Twenty-nine of Twisted Fork’s 40 employees will be returning, and each will receive a monetary bonus for their patience during the restaurant’s renovation.

The restaurant was supposed to reopen on Sunday, Jan. 24, but pushed things back a day due to the winter weather.

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  • Fanny Chmelar Jan 20, 2016
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    Glad a locally owned business that took great care of their employees is getting back on their feet.

    I gave up on them years ago, though. Their brunch menu used to be awesome, including the mimosa selection. That went so far downhill that we stopped going.

    And their normal menu is generally not the healthiest, at least to a vegetarian, so there wasn't much left to entice me. Not to mention the layers and layers of dust on the duct work - it definitely needed a cleaning.

    Congratulations on reopening! I'll keep an eye on your menu as I know it changes and hopefully I'll start finding items to draw my attention back! I really enjoy keeping money local!