Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar to Host Banfi Wine Social August 22

Rocky Top Hospitality’s Cary-Based Restaurant Hosts Multi-Course Wine Dinner.

Raleigh, NC, August 15, 2013 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (, has announced that Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar will host a Banfi Wine Social on Thursday, August 22 beginning at 7 p.m. A multi-course social with wine pairings, the event will feature a variety of dishes for guests to enjoy. The courses will showcase beautifully paired wines to complement the restaurant’s most delectable seafood entrees.

Castello Banfi is a family-owned vineyard and winery in the Brunello region of Tuscany, an area known for producing some of the world’s most critically acclaimed wines. Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar has carefully selected Banfi wines to highlight the delicate and complex flavors of its dishes, including the San Angelo Pinot Grigio paired with a cucumber shrimp salad canapé, and the Chardonnay accompanied by Tuna Tartare Demitasse with banana and shallot. Guests may purchase tickets in advance. For more information visit,

“We are excited to host such a special evening featuring a unique menu of food and wine pairings, all specially selected to highlight and complement each item’s unique flavors,” said Ogan. “We love bringing fresh ideas and concepts to the table for our guests to try, and look forward to hosting other such events in the future.”

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About 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 under its umbrella, such as Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar, The Daily Planet Café, Twisted Fork and Rocky Top Catering, a thriving events facility and catering business. Dedicated to supporting the North Carolina economy, all Rocky Top Hospitality restaurant menus items are made with local beef, seafood, poultry, pork, dairy and organic produce, whenever possible. Dishes are made fresh daily, in house by the chefs and never come out of a box, and all beef and pork used are free of growth hormones, additives, antibiotics or chemicals. Named one of the Triangle’s Top Corporate Philanthropist by the Triangle Business Journal, Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality, and his employees are actively involved in giving back to the community and supporting its local efforts. Ogan was named the 2011 Restaurateur of the Year by the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA). For more information on Rocky Top Hospitality, visit

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