Homemade breads are part of Il Castello II's mix of cuisine

January 27, 2008

Name of business: Il Castello Pizzeria & Tex Mex II

Owner: Roberto Espinoza

Address: 15616 National Pike, west of Hagerstown

Opening date: Nov. 29, 2007

Products and services: Full-service Italian and Tex-Mex restaurant with fresh bread and pasta made on the premises

Market area: Washington County

Number of employees: 10

Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week

Telephone: 301-582-4727

Question: How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?


Roberto Espinoza: "I have owned and operated Il Castello in State Line, Pa., for the past four years. I am now expanding my business in the Washington County area. We are located on National Pike (formerly the site of the Pizza Barn). I have remodeled, and I am now featuring a large selection of Italian dishes, pastas and Tex-Mex food. We will be open seven days a week."

Q: What is your previous business experience?

A: "I have been a restaurant owner for four years in State Line."

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