Benvenuto: New restaurant in the works for Milford

Milford may be welcoming one of its newest businesses soon as Lisa and Poncho Johnson prepare to open Benvenuto over the next year.

Lake Vasey carries food catered by Benvenuto during an event last year at Sunset Cove. Lisa and Poncho Johnson plan to open Benvenuto in Milford in mid-November 2019. Photo of Lake by Delaware State News/Jennifer Antonik. Photo of Abbott’s Grill by Keith Mosher

The new Mediterranean style restaurant will fill a vacant commercial space left when Abbott’s Grill closed its Riverwalk Center location earlier this year in January.

Delaware State News/Jennifer Antonik

With business and organization skills under their belt, including a catering company by the same name as their upcoming restaurant, the Milford pair hope to have Benvenuto up and running around mid-November, according to Ms. Johnson.

More information will follow. Stay tuned!

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