1973

The Beginning

TASTE UNLIMITED is founded by Peter Coe at Hilltop West in Virginia Beach.

1976

Ghent Store Opens

TASTE UNLIMITED expands to a new location in Ghent on Colley Avenue in Norfolk.

1978

Oceanfront Store Opens

A new location is opened on 37th & Pacific Avenue in Virginia Beach. In 1983, it relocates to current address at 36th & Pacific.

1982

Bayville Farms Store Opens

TASTE takes over former Bayville Farms Dairy Farm on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach.

1995

Great Bridge Store Opens

A new location opens in the Great Bridge area of Chesapeake and relocates in 2002 to the Greenbrier area.

1999

A Family Business

Peter's Coe's daughter Sabra and her husband Bill join the business.

2003

Downtown Norfolk Store Opens

A new location opens in downtown Norfolk inside Prince Books and remains open until 2008.

2006

Changing of the Guard

Father and son Peter & Jon Pruden purchase TASTE UNLIMITED. Peter Coe continues in the business until his death in 2011.

2007

Newport News Store Opens

TASTE expands to the peninsula at City Center in Newport News.

2009

Recognized Nationally

TASTE UNLIMITED is recognized as an "Outstanding Retailer" by the Specialty Food Association & "Retailer of the Year" by the local Retailer Network.

2010

Flagship Store Opens

The Ghent store on Colley Avenue, Warehouse, Kitchen & Corporate Offices consolidate into the renovated Bazemore's building in Norfolk's Larchmont area.

2012

Hilltop Store Relocates

The original store from 1973 relocates from Virginia Beach's Hilltop West to Hilltop East.

2012

Greenbrier Store Relocates

Greenbrier location relocates to Chesapeake's Towne Place area and gets an expansion in 2015.

2012

Oceanfront Store Renovation

Oceanfront store in Virginia Beach is renovated following the exodus of the corporate office and catering kitchen.

2013

Bayville Farms Store Renovation

The new building features a contemporary spin on a barn, an homage to the former Bayville Farms Dairy Farm that operated on this and the surrounding property for much of the 20th century.

2015

Peter Coe Inducted

posthumously into the Specialty Food Hall of Fame.

2015

Harbour View Store Opens

TASTE opens its seventh location in Suffolk in the Riverfront Shoppes.