Troy Reding is the Operating Partner at Ally Hospitality LLC. Reding partnered with his long-time friend, Brad Sorenson, to open Rock Elm Tavern in Plymouth, Minnesota in September 2015. Reding is responsible for the operations and successful expansion of the company. Reding has 31 years of experience in restaurant operations. He has served in nearly every position in the industry. Before becoming a successful entrepreneur, Reding began his career with a 24-year stint at T.G.I.Friday's. culminating in the position of Director of Operations, Midwest Region. Reding left Friday's to become Vice President of Operations for Twin Cities-based Blue Plate Restaurant Company. This is where he led a group of nine individual concepts. Reding facilitated the successful openings of several restaurants with both Friday's and Blue Plate, including The Lowry and The Freehouse, two well-known restaurants in Minneapolis. He then decided to launch his own restaurants and never looked back!
He now owns and operates five hospitality concepts: Rock Elm Tavern in Plymouth, Rock Elm at The Grove in Maple Grove, Holman's Table in Saint Paul, Rock Elm Rig Food Truck, and Rock Elm Pub inside Optimal Performance Golf in Maple Grove.