Gary Rack to Debut New Restaurant Concept with Fish House + Oyster Bar

DELRAY BEACH, FL – Gary Rack Restaurant Management Group, of Deerfield Beach, announced it will soon add a surefire favorite to the already-bustling Delray Beach restaurant scene. Creative in design, concept and menu, RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar is slated to open its doors at the beginning of 2013. In keeping with founder Gary Rack’s goal of establishing an unprecedented culture of restaurant dining experiences, the Delray Beach establishment sources a variety of inspiration for all aspects of its presentation. A New England seafood house featuring prohibition-style cocktails and Grand Central Oyster Bar-inspired steam kettles, RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar will feature a unique, nouveau-nautical décor along with a responsibly sourced ocean-to-table menu that excites and inspires. Culinary Director Matthew Danaher, known for his straightforward style of cooking, has developed an innovative menu that incorporates beloved classics with the modern style and appetite of South Florida. Guests will discover ever-evolving recipes for Ipswich clams, oysters Rockefeller, pan roasts and po-boys as well as an extensive live raw bar featuring what’s fresh and in season. Housed in a historic VFW building originally built in 1948, RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar has restored the establishment to include hand-painted brick walls; a vivid raw bar displaying the day’s fresh and responsibly sourced catches as well as the restaurant’s signature custom-designed steam kettles; a zinc- topped bar exhibiting the best of American craftsmanship and lush seating paired with nautically-inspired tables.

Destined to become a downtown Delray Beach staple, anchored within the heart of Atlantic Avenue, facing Worthing Park, RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar will offer more than an incredible meal. Gary Rack and his dedicated staff will provide an experience as unique as the waves of diverse and dazzling cultures that flow through South Florida each year. With the mission of bringing hip and forward thinking diners the opportunity to explore contemporary takes on conventional cuisine, Gary Rack Restaurant Management Group offers a portfolio of several restaurants ranging in style from contemporary American to Italian eatery and regionally-inspired seafood.