Thursday, October 6, 2022

The Chipper Restaurant In Grafton Becoming A Local Favorite

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YORK-A fish and chips restaurant in York County is gaining in popularity after becoming a franchise last year.

Longtime restauranteur Patrick O’Carroll opened The Chipper four years ago in Grafton. Liam Bennett had been working as a kitchen manager for O’Carroll at another popular restaurant he owned at the time called The Patriot in Gloucester prior to making The Chipper his homebase.

Bennett, who’s from London, England, moved to Virginia in October 2017 after meeting the love of his life, Amy Bennett, through online gaming. After moving to the States, he met O’Carroll through his wife’s family.

“While Pat was working on opening The Chipper in 2018, I was working at Patriots Grill and would come and help him out at The Chipper after my shifts at Patriot’s Grill,” said Bennett.

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