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The Matthews House Offers a Romantic Valentine’s Day Take-Home Dinner for Two on Thursday, Feb. 14

Cary Mansion’s “Nighty Night In” Provides Lovers with a Gourmet Oven Ready Restaurant Meal for the Special Occasion

Cary, NC, January 30, 2013 --( Sheila Ogle, owner of The Matthews House (, a venue for corporate and social engagements, wedding ceremonies and receptions, and a catering service, has announced that the venue is offering a gourmet oven ready, take-home Valentine’s Day dinner for area patrons on Thursday, Feb. 14. The “Nighty Night In,” a romantic dinner for two, offers all the delights of a five-star meal without any of the fuss of restaurant dining.

This chef-prepared meal is perfect for the busy couple wanting to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a quiet night at home and includes one dozen gorgeous red roses for that special someone. The menu includes:
- Hot crab dip with crostini
- Romaine wedge salad with blue cheese, apples, toasted pecans and a balsamic vinaigrette
- Chateaubriand with béarnaise sauce
- Grilled salmon with citrus glaze
- Roasted new potatoes and grilled asparagus with roasted red peppers
- Assorted rolls and butter
- Dark chocolate-covered strawberries, drizzled with vanilla icing

The “Nighty Night In” package is available for $100 plus tax, or for $125 plus tax with one bottle of The Matthews House’s famous champagne. Reservations must be made prior to Friday, Feb. 8 by calling (919) 467-1944. For more information, visit

“At The Matthews House, we want to help couples have an easygoing, stress-free Valentine’s Day by giving them an intimate dinner at home,” said Ogle. “Our oven ready, take-home meal is sure to delight both the eyes and the taste buds, and will make the holiday an unforgettable one for anyone who appreciates fine dining.”

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About The Matthews House:
The Matthews House, a stately, Greek revival mansion nestled among giant oaks and flower gardens on Cary’s historic Chatham Street, is a unique event facility designed for weddings, receptions, corporate meetings and entertainment. The renovated 1920s mansion offers spacious reception/dining areas and a fully equipped conference room complete with wireless Internet and presentation capabilities. Rental rates and menus can be customized for private parties or corporate events. The house includes four fully-furnished upstairs bedrooms plus a master bedroom/honeymoon suite. For more information, call (919) 467-1944 or visit

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