Uniting members by serving as a collective voice for the success of the restaurant industry through education, legislative services, industry resources and social opportunities.


The Virginia Beach Restaurant Association is dedicated to helping member businesses become more successful.  We are committed to promoting education, free enterprise, and the collective marketing of Virginia Beach Restaurants.  We are also determined to be active participants in legislative and regulatory affairs and community endeavors while helping to build a better Virginia Beach.

Board of Directors

Kevin Rowell - Burtonís Grill (2014)
Nicole Perkins - Captain George's Seafood (2014)
Stacey Shiflet - Tradewinds (2014)
Victoria Caruso - La Bella Italia (2014)
Anthony DiSilvestro - YNot Pizza (2014)
John Williams - Chops (2014)
Jerry Bryan - Coastal Grill (2015)
Bill Dillon - Abbey Road (2015)
J.B. Maas - Shorebreak (2015)
Sabrina Rinaldo - Distinctive Gourmet (2015)
Khristina Donner - Hooter's (2015)
Pat Gordon - Bakers Crust (2016)
Brandon Ramsey - Peabody's (2016)
David McGowan - Chix Sea Grill (2016)
Helen Ware - Sharaton Ocean Front Hotel (2016)
Mike Jarrad - Outback Steakhouse (2016)
Chris Savvides - Black Angus (2016)
Kal Kassir - Emeritus Status ()
Dan Speasmaker - Emeritus Status ()


President - Bill Gambrell, Tautogs & Doc Taylors
Vice President - Laura Wood Habr, Croc's 19th Street Bistro
Secretary - Brady Viccellio, Steinhilber's Restaurant
Treasurer - Phil Boyer, Outback Steakhouse
Immediate Past President - Kristina P Chastain, Captain Georgeís Seafood Restaurant
Executive Director - Aimee Taylor, Virginia Beach Restaurant Association

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