Our Story: The Hornet’s Nest Deli is owned and managed by Dino Maniatis. Dino currently resides in Madison with his wife, three boys, and daughter. Dino, the son of Greek immigrants, was born and raised in Connecticut. He left Connecticut for a short while to study business at Boston University. Shortly after he returned to Connecticut, he joined his brother as the they purchased their first deli in New Haven. His passion for food and hospitality, coupled with their family’s multi-generational recipes, are the inspirations for his success. If you enjoy great food and a friendly “Cheers”-like environment, then The Hornet’s Nest is the place for you.