The restaurant’s owners, Randy and Mary Marriner, announced the news via Food Plenty’s Facebook page, citing a focus on their other two restaurants — Victoria Gastro Pub in Columbia and Manor Hill Tavern in Ellicott City — as the reason for the decision to close Food Plenty.
The Facebook post detailed the recent colon cancer battle faced by Rachael Mull, the company’s chief financial officer and the owners’ daughter. The family said Mull’s disease was a reason to take a step back.
“At the end of Rachael’s two-year fight, we as a family gained a new perspective on life, and more specifically, a need to reduce the stress in her and our lives,” the family wrote in a statement. “With that in mind, we are making the difficult decision to close Food Plenty in an effort to scale back our restaurant operation.”
Food Plenty was housed in Clarksville Commons, a retail-business center that is home to other local restaurants and shops.
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