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30th Anniversary

“Anniversary Time!! 30 years ago today I started a hot dog stand with a rented refrigerator, a steam table and a microwave , that’s it . From hot dogs to 2 1/2 lb Rib eyes it’s been a long haul!!!! Day 1 – 4th of July 1986 we brought in a total of 85 dollars that day, thought we were rocking.”

Proud to be honored as one of Tampa Bay’s Top 50 Restaurants for 2015.

“Florida’s gulf coast caught the attention of several of America’s most well-known chefs as potentially rich new territory for their culinary ambitions.”

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Tampa Bay Times Article: “New St. Pete Beach steak house is a grand addition”

“And now the 1200° Chophouse has opened in St. Pete Beach, a town not swimming in steak houses. It feels charmingly retro, tiny and intimate, with just 48 seats and a wall of faux cowhide that sets off a little “moo” in your mind.”

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Nation’s Restaurant New Article: 1200° Chophouse mitigates beef costs, health care

“Dan Casey thinks his 1200° Chophouse is the restaurant of the future — not because of the powerful griddle and broiler that gives his steaks great char, nor because of the beachside location or cozy atmosphere. Dan Casey opened 1200° Chophouse with new health care regulations in mind.”

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