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Benchmark serves up unique and flavorful menu items

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November 2023

Husband and wife team Shaun Haynes and Rachel Myers are both veterans of the food industry.  Originally from El Segundo California, Myers assisted her husband with catering with their food truck business titled Fork Yeah.  Haynes also has experience as a food and beverage director with Queen Creek Olive Mill. The couple are now the proud owners of Benchmark Restaurant.  
Previously, the restaurant participated in some of Lake Havasu’s most popular events such as Fright Night, Run to the Sun, London Bridge Days, and First Fridays. The restaurant provides catering services for special events.  They are available for weddings, birthdays, anniversary parties, and can ensure that the event is memorable one.  
Come discover their unique blend of flavors like the Ahi and Watermelon Poke.  The dish has yellowfin tuna with spicy mayo, tamari garlic, ginger, scallion, and sesame seeds.  It’s then paired off with micro greens and jasmine rice. Meat and potato lovers can enjoy the restaurant’s Steak Frites choice.  This meal includes a flank steak and beef tallow fries.  
Other added flavors are adobo honey compound butter, chimichurri, and sea salt. What seems to be a local favorite is their fish and chips, Benchmark prepares Alaskan cod battered in a parmesan panko crust.  The entree is accompanied with charred lemon, roasted jalapeno aioli, fennel-citrus slaw, and beef tallow fries. Are you hungry yet?
   Benchmark has plenty of other menu items for you to savor such as their Bacon cheeseburger, Jasmine Rice Plate, their Steakhouse Salad and much more.  Currently, the restaurant is only accepting takeout orders.  You can also order online with services like DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats.  Carryout orders can be placed by calling 928-302-1069.   
Their outdoor area is comfortably charming with a hint of festive yet cozy vibes. Customers can sit and enjoy the relaxing ambience while enjoying their flavorful menu items. Located in the downtown area of Lake Havasu, the team loves to create seasonally inspired cuisines that are fresh and appetizing. Benchmark Restaurant is now located at 2198 McCulloch Boulevard North in Lake Havasu City. Benchmark’s operating hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.  They are closed Sundays and Mondays. Benchmark invites the community to share their love of creative meals.
The owners have many other plans in the works for the consumers to appreciate.  Eventually, they will find a home and be become a full indoor restaurant and bar.  The time is now to experience their delicious cuisines for yourself. To learn more visit Benchmark Restaurant | Restaurant near me | 2198 McCulloch Boulevard North, Lake Havasu City, AZ, USA (
– Phaedra Pinkston

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