vaorginalsllc (1)Virginia Originals is an exciting new concept that is owned by Christopher and Kellson Savvides.  Christopher, with his family, is the owner of Black Angus Restaurant and Catering in Virginia Beach, VA.  They bring with them more than 25 years of restaurant and retail experience and through Virginia Originals LLC, they plan to celebrate the people, the culture and the food of Virginia, while elevating the level of service, quality of food and marketability of the retail selections to ensure that the facility’s establishment is a desirable destination for locals and tourists alike.

The newly-renovated facility includes Chesapeake Grill, a casual yet full-service restaurant that features a complete menu including breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a focus on local seafood entrees, fresh-made soups, salads and grill items, using locally-grown and harvested ingredients as much as possible. “Grab and go” items are available for those travelers that are in a hurry and need to get back on the road. Additionally, outdoor dining will be open soon for customers that wish to stop, stretch their legs, and take in the views of the Chesapeake Bay.

The Virginia Originals store offers a retail shopping experience that is sure to please customers as it features all that is good about the Commonwealth.  With children’s items, clothing, customized gift baskets and souvenirs, Virginia Originals is sure to have that “something” for everyone!

Ionic Dezign Studios of Virginia Beach, VA created the new design and Hoy Construction of Norfolk, VA performed the renovations that began on April 6.

The restaurant and gift shop opened its doors to the public on July 1, 2010.  Current seasonal hours are 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily. To contact the restaurant/gift shop, please call 757.318.4818.

To view a virtual tour of the new facility, please click here.