John Brillant, pizza maker at Benny Sorrentino’s, takes orders from customers during the lunch rush at the new eatery in Harrisonburg on Thursday. Located at Urban Exchange on South Mason Street in a space with an industrial feel, the downtown shop is the fifth Benny’s that owners Zach Toth and Chris Brown have opened. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
John Miller, originally from Harrisonburg, who is visiting family and friends while on break from the Army, chows down on a slice of pepperoni at Benny Sorrentino’s on Thursday. Co-owner Zach Toth said the entrepreneurial spirit of downtown is what attracted him and Brown to Harrisonburg.
Benny Sorrentino’s co-owner Zach Toth (left) tosses dough for a 28-inch pizza as Parker Curran makes a pie during the Thursday lunch rush. Benny’s also has two locations in Blacksburg and dine-in restaurants in Radford and Roanoke.