Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern

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Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
Industry Hospitality
Founded 2002
Founder Gary Callicoat
Headquarters Columbus, OH, United States
Website "Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern"

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern is an upscale casual tavern restaurant company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. It was founded in 2002 by president and owner, Gary Callicoat.[1] The company currently owns 23 restaurants in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina and Florida. Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern is the sister company of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants.



  • 2012 CHEERS Beverage Excellence Award - Best Beer Program[2]
  • 2012 CHEERS Beverage Excellence Award - Best Staff Training Program[2]
  • Taste of Northville - Best Restaurant, 2011[3]
  • Where the Locals Eat (A Guide to the best restaurants in America) Top 100 list, 2009[4]
  • QFM 96 Budweiser Wing Zing People’s Choice Winner, 2008, 2009[4]
  • City of Norwood - 2009 Gold Plate Restaurant, "Great Options in Low Fat Dining"[4]
  • Northville Chill-E Cookoff - People's Choice for Best Chili, 2009[5]
  • Taste of New Albany – People’s Choice Award, Appetizer, 2009[6]
  • Taste of Upper Arlington, People’s Choice Award, Appetizer, 2009[4]
  • Taste of Upper Arlington, Celebrity Judge’s Choice, Appetizer, 2nd Place, 2008[4]


  1. ^ "A Conversation with Gary Callicoat", Columbus Business First, 2008-7-14
  2. ^ a b "Cheers Magazine Announces 2012 Cheers Beverage Excellence Awards", PR Newswire, 2011-10-31
  3. ^ The Northville Area Chamber of Commerce, "Congratulations to our Award Winners", Around the Clock, 2012-5-9
  4. ^ a b c d e "Press & Awards", Rusty Bucket Website, 2012-5-9
  5. ^ "Rusty Bucket Serves up Casual Family Dining in Northville", Rusty Bucket Northville Website, 2012-5-9
  6. ^ "Taste of New Albany", Columbus Monthly, 2009

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