Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with The Cary Chamber of Commerce

Rocky Top Hospitality’s Newest Restaurant Invites Community to Opening Celebration, Complete with Newly Renovated Patio Dining.

Raleigh, NC, March 03, 2013 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (, has announced that the company’s newest restaurant, Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar (, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Cary Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 19. Located at 1080 Darrington Drive, Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar opened its doors on Jan. 23 with an innovative menu concept that brings a fresh and unique seaside dining experience to the Triangle. Following in the footsteps of the company’s first restaurant, Michael Dean’s, Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar is committed to providing customers with only the freshest ingredients through an innovative menu that focuses on showcasing some of the best seafood from across the country, including specialty oysters, top-notch beers, wines and cocktails.

In addition to the ribbon cutting ceremony, the restaurant opened its recently renovated outdoor dining patio. The patio, which can seat approximately 60 guests, is an excellent venue for private group dining, business and rehearsal dinners, and more.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce serves as the united business voice of the town in an effort to support and facilitate a thriving business community. Alongside numerous local ambassadors and business leaders, the Cary Chamber of Commerce welcomed Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar into the growing and prosperous Cary community. As the area continues to expand, the Cary Chamber of Commerce works to foster growth and ongoing partnerships among the local businesses that make up one of the most recognized small towns in America.

“We are proud to plant the roots of Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar within the Cary community,” said Ogan. “The concept behind our restaurant is to provide locals with a dining experience that makes you feel like you are enjoying seafood by the water, while still nestled in the middle of this great town.”

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About Dean's Seafood Grill & Bar:
Dean’s Seafood & Oysters, located at 1080 Darrington Drive in Cary, brings a fresh and unique seaside dining experience to the Triangle. Continuing the Rocky Top Hospitality commitment to supporting the local food economy whenever possible and providing customers with only the freshest ingredients, the restaurant’s menu is revised weekly to reflect the latest local catches and seafood availability. Guests are offered a description of each fish, where it was caught and the boat that it came from, as well as a glossary with descriptions of the dishes accompanying each menu item. Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar includes an oyster selection that will offer a range of raw bar staples of 4 to 8 varieties of oysters for guests to select from. For more information, visit

About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality restaurants have consistently rated among the Triangle’s most popular local dining choices since its first restaurant opened in 1998. The Rocky Top Hospitality name includes a variety of unique restaurant concepts, such as The Daily Planet Café, The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, and Rocky Top Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. All Rocky Top restaurant menus provide items not found anywhere else, and focus on using local North Carolina beef, seafood, poultry, pork, dairy and organic produce. Pastas and desserts are made daily, in house by the chefs and never come out of a box. Rocky Top beef and pork have had no growth hormones, additives, antibiotics or chemical feed. Owner Dean Ogan is known for actively giving back to the community and was named the 2011 Restaurateur of the Year by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA).

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