Thanks To All Who Voted!!
“Benedetto’s Ristorante Italiano in Land O’Lakes is the duPont Registry‘s first annual Posh Pick for Delectable Dining.
The family-owned New York Italian restaurant beat out the likes of Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, Flemming’s Prime Steakhouse and even Armani’s at the Grand Hyatt for the readers’ pick.
Being prime and grand did not thwart the more than 18,000 votes counted in the Delectable Dining category from selecting one of Pasco County’s most renowned dining destinations for the title.
Forty percent of voters (7,230 votes total) chose Benedetto’s over the 11 nominees that were notified in early August. The next closest was Shor American Seafood Grill with 5,839 votes.
“I went out on Facebook immediately (for votes),” chef and owner Ben Pumo said. “We also have the Rat Pack Club to help us out — it was a big deal going against places like the Hyatt.”
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