CHARLOTTE, NC  (RestaurantNewsRelease.com)  Harper’s TOMATO FEST is back! Celebrating all things tomato, the Charlotte-based restaurant group is pleased to once again present guests with an array of delicious specials using only the freshest and most delicious locally grown tomatoes available.

Steve Seitz, director of operations for Charlotte-based Harper’s Restaurant Group, says produce from the Carolinas is outstanding and the management staff has a long standing commitment to using local product as much as possible on all of its restaurants’ menus. “We are thrilled to support our local tomato growers and to present Harper’s guests with the most flavorful tomatoes available in our area. Special tomato appetizers and entrees will be available on all our Harper’s menus throughout the peak tomato season which is usually through August.”

Harper’s TOMATO FEST is being offered at each of the company’s four Harper’s Restaurants, including locations in Charlotte at Southpark and Carolina Place Mall; Greensboro at Friendly Center; and, Columbia, SC at Five Points. The specials now being served include:

TOMATO FEST SPECIALS

 
GAZPACHO

With pesto oil and fried rock shrimp

TOMATO ANTIPASTO

Prosciutto, fresh Mozzarella, Kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, egg and balsamic vinaigrette

CRAB AND AVOCADO STACK

Local tomatoes, lump crab meat tossed in white balsamic vinaigrette, fresh basil and pesto oil

DUKE’S BLT PLATTER

Thick sliced, Beefsteak tomatoes, smokehouse bacon, iceberg lettuce, mayonnaise on whole wheat bread.  Served with a cup of soup and pesto pasta salad.

Harper’s Restaurant offers guests a casual dining experience featuring the best of American-style cuisine. Harper’s Restaurant/Carolina Place Mall is located at 11059 Carolina Place Parkway, Pineville, NC 28134. Reservations are accepted by calling 704.541.5255. Harper’s Restaurant/Southpark is located at 6518 Fairview Road, across from Southpark Mall. For reservations, call 704.366.6688. Harper’s Restaurant/Greensboro at Friendly Center is located at 601 Friendly Road, Greensboro, NC. For reservations, call 336.299.8850. Harper’s Restaurant/Columbia is located at 700 Harden Street Columbia, SC. For reservations, call 803.252.2222. For more information, visit online at www.harpersrestaurants.com

Charlotte-based Harper’s Restaurant Group is recognized as one of the Carolina’s fastest growing and most critically-acclaimed restaurant companies. The Group owns, manages and operates 8 locations, including Upstream, M5-Modern Mediterranean, Mimosa Grill, Zink American Kitchen, and four Harper’s Restaurants throughout the Carolinas. For further information, contact Harper’s Restaurant Group at 704.375.9715 or visit the website at www.harpersrestaurants.com.