As Lexington natives, we have deep ties in  and love for our little hometown and wanted to create a place that served all facets of our community- from friends catching up over morning coffee to  students grabbing a bite after class, and, of course, date night gelato. We have a passion for good food, community, and, well, all things Italian. 

When not at Pronto, we can usually be found watching Formula 1 races with our son (Scuderia Ferrari!), having rainbow dance parties with our daughter, or sitting on our back porch (gin + tonics in hand!) dreaming up our next adventure or project.

We're Franky and Meridith!

hey there!

the husband & wife team behind Pronto

Franky Benincasa

Meridith Benincasa

gelato maker and bread baker. 
works for coffee.  Also, doesn't work until coffee.

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Make Life Sweet.

Lexington, Virginia

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