ROCKFORD — Instead of closing, the Indoor City Market restaurant Ronit’s Kitchen has new ownership.
As of Wednesday, Mustafa Abdall and Moe Allen are the new owners of the restaurant. They have renamed it Guzel, which means beautiful in Turkish.
The new name is meant to be a reflection of the Turkish-style breakfast the new owners will be adding to the menu.
Abdall is the founder of Winnebago Emerging Small Business Services, an organization that focuses on providing support to bilingual and multicultural entrepreneurs.
He was saddened to hear that Ronit’s Kitchen would be closing, so he got on the phone with Ronit Golan, the previous owner, to find out what he could do to help keep Mediterranean restaurant stay open. Time was of the essence as the restaurant had been scheduled to close on Wednesday.
Abdall asked that Golan give him 24 hours to find an investor to take