According to the Benny's Big Time Pizzeria Facebook page, the restaurant at 206 Greenfield St. in the South Front Apartments development will open Tuesday, Dec. 12.

"A Chef's Life" stars Vivian Howard and husband Ben Knight have announced an opening date for their Wilmington restaurant.

According to the Benny's Big Time Pizzeria Facebook page, the restaurant at 206 Greenfield St. in the South Front Apartments development will open Tuesday, Dec. 12.

The couple announced they would open their third restaurant in Wilmington last year and said they expected the restaurant to open in the summer of 2017.

In October 2016 Howard spoke to the StarNews and at the time hinted that Wilmington could also soon host an outpost of her popular Kinston oyster bar, The Boiler Room.

Reporter Ashley Morris can be reached at 910-343-2096 or Ashley.Morris@StarNewsOnline.com