The Pavilion Grill owners will be leasing a former Burger King building at 4855 Liberty Ave. to start a health food restaurant and beer garden in Vermilion.
The plot, which sits at the corner of Liberty Avenue and Vermilion Road, is a little over two acres and is owned by Linwood Park Company.
The Burger King, previously slated for demolition, will be renovated by Joe Jesko and Jeremy Crawford, with the city planning a walk-through of the building to inform them of permits needed for the renovation, according to Mayor Jim Forthofer.
Forthofer said during a Sept. 28 Vermilion City Council meeting that the food will be “healthy and hearty” and the restaurant will be named 3-Bs, Bites, Buns and Bowls.
As for next spring, Forthofer said the business partners will plan to open the beer garden on the property.
“It will overlook Romps, the Lagoons, the (Vermilion) river and