Shrimp & Grits With a Twist

Bryan Haines, our Executive Chef at Atlantic Shores, recently sat down with WHRO and explained why he loves being a chef. He even shared his very own Shrimp & Grits With a Twist recipe. One of the benefits of being a chef or culinary professional is the ability to create recipes, as well as to take…



Atlantic Shores Flounder Rockefeller

Craving something rich, satisfying and unique?  Try our Atlantic Shores Flounder Rockefeller — a dish that transforms fresh flounder, with a creamy Rockefeller sauce, garnished with fried oysters. Here are the easy steps! Ingredients: 12  oysters each one shucked (reserve liquid) 2lbs fresh flounder 4oz butter 4 each bacon slices, diced ¼ cup onions, small diced ¼ cup…



Baking for the Holidays with Atlantic Shores

This holiday season, instead of creating the usual pies or cakes, why not surprise your friends and family with a Cranberry Apple Tart Tatin? This festive tart features delicious ingredients cooked in sugar and butter, baked in a pastry, then inverted for serving. Enjoy this recipe from our Executive Chef, Bryan Haines. Cranberry Apple Tarte…



CovaBiz Community Awards 2016

Atlantic Shores has been honored with the CoVa BIZ Magazine Community Impact Award, as one of the top 10 local businesses consistently and creatively making an impact in our community by giving back. We’re proud of how our staff and residents share their gifts and talents to make the world a better place through a variety of community…



Unique Ramen Dish

Recipe Fall is a time for warm comfort food. But it doesn’t have to always be heavy. Enjoy a unique Ramen dish from our Executive Chef Bryan Haines and his staff that you can adapt with any ingredients and seasonal vegetables you choose. Warm (and healthy!) for a cool fall day. Pork Broth: 4 oz…


The Pilot

Col. William Jenkins, U.S. Navy

Navy Reserved, National Guard In 1942, WWII was heating up and Bill Jenkins, age 18, was not a man to let a mere 4-F classification stand in the way of his plans to serve in military. “I had decided I wanted to be a Navy pilot,” recalls Jenkins. “So I went to the recruiting station…



Lt. William Stanley Army Air Corps

GROTTAGLIE, ITALY 1944 The Worrybird, a brand new B-24 carrying a rookie crew just out of training, was loaded with bombs and heading for a target in Bucharest, Hungary. In the bombardier’s seat? Second Lieutenant Bill Stanley, a farm boy from Kansas. It was them first of 50 missions he’d fly over Italy, France, Germany,…



Atlantic Shores Retirees Shelter Wayward Wildlife

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – September 26, 2016 — Things are wild at Atlantic Shores, the Neighborhood for 55 and Better in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The 100-acre campus, located just one mile from the Atlantic Ocean shoreline, is providing a coastal refuge for a wide range of wildlife, including wayward Arctic seabirds recently washed inland by a…


Flourless Chocolate Cake

From the Kitchen – Flourless Chocolate Cake

We’re proud of our exceptional cuisine, which has won numerous awards in local competitions — earning Atlantic Shores the reputation of the culinary leader in our industry and region. Each month we’re pleased to share a delicious recipe from our award-winning culinary team. This month, we’re featuring one of our favorite sweet treats – Atlantic…