Rocky Top Hospitality Restaurant Recognized by Independent Weekly 
 

RALEIGH, N.C.   (RestaurantNewsRelease.com)  Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar has been named the best place to interact with the best wait staff by Independent Weekly’s 2010 Best of the Triangle awards. Michael Dean’s was also a finalist for best seafood and best neighborhood bar in Wake County. Winners are selected annually through readers’ choice polls.

 
Michael Dean’s offers a superior dining experience with a menu featuring casual American fare, fresh seafood and other specialty dishes prepared in a wood-fired oven.
 
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“Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar feels honored to accept these awards,” said Ogan. “We thank Independent Weekly readers for recognizing our hard work and dedication to the public.”
 
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– Michael Dean’s has been a Raleigh mainstay since 1998 and offers only the freshest ingredients.
 
– The restaurant features room for rehearsal dinners, private parties, wedding receptions, family reunions and corporate lunches.
 
– Other Rocky Top Hospitality restaurants include: The Twisted Fork, Market & Bar, The Red Room Tapas Lounge, Bogart’s American Grill, Hi5, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse and Tribeca Tavern
 
About Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar
 
Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar, located at 6004 Falls of Neuse Rd. in Raleigh, was opened in 1998 as an alternative to chain restaurants. The menu features casual American fare, fresh seafood and several specialty dishes prepared in a unique wood-fired oven. Guests enjoy a superior dining experience, with several menus available to choose from. The Oyster Bar even has a live DJ Thursday through Saturday nights. Private rooms are available as well as a custom or themed catering. For more information, visit its website at http://www.michaeldeans.com
 
About Rocky Top Hospitality
 
Rocky Top Hospitality has been devoted to improving Raleigh, North Carolina’s local dining scene since 1998, when its first restaurant opened.  Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar was the culmination of years of planning by Dean Ogan. Six other restaurants have now opened under the Rocky Top Hospitality name and include The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, The Red Room Tapas Lounge, Bogart’s American Grill, Hi5, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse, as well as 1705 Prime Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. Rocky Top Hospitality always builds restaurants from the menu-out, so the emphasis is always on the food and how to create an experience you cannot find anywhere else. For more information visit the website at www.rockytophospitality.com.
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