Russell's on Lake Ivanhoe owners plot several new restaurants


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The restaurant group behind Russell's on Lake Ivanhoe has plans for several new restaurants, including a pizza place and an expansion of their Local Butcher & Market brand.

VO Hospitality already operates several restaurants in the Orlando area. In the few short years of their existence, they have opened two locations of their Local Butcher & Market restaurants and opened the aforementioned upscale Lake Ivanhoe spot. The group also purchased the longtime seafood spot Big Fin almost two years ago.

Their rapid rate of expansion will reportedly continue. The Orlando Business Journal reports that the group hopes to open a joint burger and pizza concept inside the Gatlin Hall Brewing food hall, a burger place next to their Winter Garden location of Local Butcher, and an all-in-one that combines their brands in one space. The latter will open in August, though no location has been revealed.

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