Veteran Marketing Expert Sara Murray Appointed as the New Director of Marketing for the Summit Restaurant Group


KANSAS CITY, MO, October 2, 2023 — A renowned restaurant group, known for its distinctive dining concepts — Summit Grill, Third Street Social, Boru Asian Eatery, South of Summit, and Pearl Tavern, is excited to announce the appointment of Sara Murray as the new Director of Marketing.

Bringing two decades of versatile experience spanning local ad agency giants, in-house roles, and freelancing, Sara’s appointment is a strategic move aimed at elevating the visibility and impact of each restaurant brand within the group. Her proven track record, innovative approach, and profound understanding of the modern-day marketing landscape position her as the ideal force to propel the restaurant group’s success forward.

“We are thrilled to have Sara on board,” said Andy Lock, co-owner of the restaurant group. “With her extensive background and fresh perspectives, we are confident that she will provide invaluable insights and strategies that will enhance our brand awareness and customer engagement across all our restaurant concepts.”

Sara will work closely with owners Andy Lock and Domhnall Molloy, capitalizing on the unique strengths of each restaurant and ensuring that the distinct narrative of every brand is effectively communicated to its target audience. Together, they aim to set a new industry benchmark and expand the group’s loyal customer base.

Domhnall Molloy added, “Our restaurants have always been about offering an unmatched dining experience. With Sara’s expertise in marketing, we are optimistic about reaching even greater heights and further solidifying our place in the local culinary landscape.”

As the new Director of Marketing, Sara is excited about her role and the opportunity to contribute to the group’s vision. “It’s an honor to work with such a dynamic and successful group of restaurants. I look forward to harnessing my experience to shine a light on the uniqueness of each concept, while driving unified growth for the entire group,” said Sara Murray.

The restaurant group invites patrons, media, and stakeholders to extend their warmest welcome to Sara Murray and look forward to a renewed and invigorated dining experience.


About the Summit Restaurant Group

With five diverse yet equally beloved dining concepts, the Summit Restaurant Group has carved a niche for itself within the booming culinary scene of Kansas City. From the chef-driven quality of Summit Grill, the warm atmosphere of Third Street Social, the exotic flavors at Boru Asian Eatery, the lively essence of South of Summit and the fresh ocean treasure at Pearl Tavern, every brand promises an unparalleled dining experience.

Press Contact: Sara Murray | Director of Marketing | | 816-830-5518

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