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Charles and Deanna Munson obtain previous Brookville Resort cafe developing in Abilene

ABILENE, Kan. (WIBW) – A making that formerly housed a popular Abilene restaurant specializing in household-model fried-chicken dinners will see new everyday living right after its order Monday in a personal bankruptcy sale.

According to the JC Publish, Charles and Deanna Munson will spend $926,000 to get the former Brookville Lodge restaurant house.

Pinnacle Financial institution had put the constructing up for sale, and the JC Submit said the Munsons submitted the only bid for the house, positioned just north of Interstate 70 on the north aspect of Abilene.

The Munsons approach to open up a new restaurant that will be referred to as Legacy Kansas just after the making is transformed and refurbished, with the aim of opening the new organization on June 24, 2022.

Legacy Kansas will have vestiges of both the Brookville Lodge and Munson Key steakhouse, a cafe that was situated in Junction City and which was destroyed by fire in February 2021, the JC Put up explained.

The new cafe will function what Deanna Munson referred to as “the finest of both equally worlds,” according to the JC Write-up

She claimed Legacy Kansas will continue on serving “traditional household-style” chicken dinners in the custom of the Brookville Lodge.

She pointed out that at the very least a few of the rooms will be equipped with a bar and higher-major tables, while the other rooms will serve menu objects like “high-close Munson steaks and also burgers.”

Prospects will also be in a position to get plated Brookville hen dinners, according to the JC Write-up.

Moreover, options are in the works to serve Munson homemade ice product.

But initial will come perform to get the making completely ready for the new restaurant.

“We have a approaches to go,” Deanna Munson reported of the creating. “First of all, it deteriorated in the last yr and there are factors lacking that have been there before that are not there now.”

Do the job also will be desired to staff the new restaurant, she claimed.

The unique system known as for the new restaurant to be open up by June 24, 2021. Having said that, the JC Publish reviews that again-tax issues struggling with the previous entrepreneurs of the Brookville Lodge delayed those people strategies, which can move forward all over again just after Monday’s sale.

The Brookville Resort cafe, which was situated at 105 E. Lafayette Ave. in Abilene, closed in October 2020. At that time, the house owners cited COVID-19 and a deficiency of company as factors for shutting down the eatery.

It initially was located in the town of Brookville, a community of about 250 men and women positioned 15 miles southwest of Salina in Saline County.

The restaurant moved to its Abilene locale in 2000 in a developing that was manufactured to look like the unique Brookville Resort, which was created in 1870.

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