Before the Beach Shop & Grille, Chef Chris Gates was a private chef for several politicians, celebrities and bands including Steve Winwood, Widespread Panic and Ashley Judd. It was the beach and music scene that brought him to the Topsail area.
There is no better place to visit or raise your family than the Cape Fear region. Whether you are here on a fun getaway or are fortunate enough to live in this beautiful coastal area year-round, you will find much to see and do together. Featuring an abundance of kid-friendly attractions and activities, the area provides many services to keep your kids healthy, happy, educated and entertained.