Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 Charleston’s Family-Owned Steakhouse Making its Mark on the National Dining Scene Halls Chophouse announced today that it was recently recognized by both OpenTable and AAA as one of the best restaurants in the United States. Halls Chophouse was chosen as one of the OpenTable Diners’ Choice Top 50 Best Overall Restaurants and AAA awarded Halls Chophouse a Four Diamond rating. “Receiving these honors from AAA and OpenTable is a true testament to the hard work of every individual on the Halls Chophouse team,” said Tommy Hall, General Manager. “Everyone at Halls Chophouse works hard to ensure that every guest has an over-the-top dining experience, from the dishwashers and cooks to the servers, hostesses and bartenders.” AAA rates over 27,000 restaurants each year, and just 2.8% of these receive the distinguished AAA Four Diamond award. The Four Diamond rating is given by AAA to establishments that “are geared to individuals in search of a distinctive fine-dining experience.” OpenTable Diners’ Choice lists are based on feedback submitted by guests who made their reservations via OpenTable’s free online reservations system. Two of the top 50 restaurants are from Charleston, with a total of 22 states represented on the list. “The expectations of people visiting us are even higher now that we have won these prestigious awards, and the Halls Chophouse team is ready to exceed their expectations,” said Tommy Hall. About Halls Chophouse Halls Chophouse is a family-owned restaurant located at 434 King Street in the Upper King Design District of historic Charleston, SC. Known for excellent and imaginative dishes that complement their famous steaks, chops and seafood, Halls prides itself in their hospitality and exceptional service. For more information on Halls Chophouse or to make a reservation, visit www.hallschophouse.com.