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Who we are


Fall 2014....

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Who we are


Fall 2014....

florida trend golden spoon award winner for best new restaurant 2015 & Voted "2014 best new restaurant" and "2014 rising star chef" julien gremaud by the palm beach post.

Who we are 

Featuring unique twists to contemporary and traditional dishes, our farm-to-table, fresh plate creations have been delighting diners and food critics alike since opening in October 2014. With a focus on Caribbean flavors, Avocado Grill takes you on a culinary adventure with each dish. Featuring an array of avocado-filled selections, fresh ceviche, and globally-inspired tapas and large plate options, there is something to satisfy every craving.

In addition, we proudly prepare house-made desserts and offer a comprehensive collection of wine, beer, and specialty libations. Signature small plates of seasonal, locavore-driven fare are offered during weekday lunch, weekend brunch and dinner. Indoor and open-air seating areas, in addition to the colorful bar, provide plenty of inviting space to relax with friends and family..

Highlighted by USA Today’s “10 Best” and three times by the OpenTable “Diners’ Choice Awards,” Avocado Grill also has proudly won the title of “Best New Restaurant” in the NewTimes annual “Best Of 2015” Palm Beach edition. These awards were given based upon patron votes – a true validation of success. Avocado Grill has also been Zagat-rated and garnered one of The Palm Beach Post’s most sought after Critic’s Choice Awards, “2014 Best New Restaurant.” Owner-Chef Julien Gremaud won the title of “2014 Rising Star Chef” and was a finalist in the South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine top Up & Comers Awards.

Why “Avocado Grill”? Avocados, the single-pitted berries, are a healthy, South Florida staple that complement the menu’s coastal, farm-to-table cuisine and pair perfectly with the restaurant’s unique, indoor grilling experience.

Reservations are available through OpenTable.com and are strongly recommended. 

Come Join Us.

Located at 125 Datura Street, steps from West Palm Beach’s idyllic Intracoastal Waterway. 

Lunch

Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

dinner

Monday - Thursday 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 

Friday - Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sunday 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

brunch

Saturday 11:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

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A true farm-to-table experience


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A true farm-to-table experience


A true farm-to-table experience 

“Sustainability and carbon reduction are important cultural, and culinary, benchmarks and they’re why I source most of my ingredients locally,” – Avocado Grill owner/ chef Julien Gremaud

West Palm Beach’s chef-driven restaurant, Avocado Grill features coastal, farm-to-table cuisine vis-à-vis small plates with an artisanal twist and a full raw bar, courtesy of renowned Chef Julien Gremaud.

Divided into distinct sections, Avocado Grill’s menu serves avocado, salads, veggies, land, sea, pasta, and large plates.

Entrees include fresh Ceviche, Seared Scallops, Chicken Paillard with Arugula Salad, and Stuffed Crispy Zucchini Blossoms. Housemade desserts are prepared daily and a comprehensive drink menu features wines, roses, champagnes, and craft cocktails.

Known for his ultra-seasonal, eco-conscious cooking, Chef Gremaud has cultivated a network of local farmers, fishermen, and fruit and vegetable growers to supply guests with the freshest sea-, field- and farm-to-table fare possible.

“Nothing excites me more than working with local artisans and purveyors to create inspired dishes our patrons can savor again and again,” says Gremaud.

Serving Locally Grown Foods

Before the advent of modern transportation, preservatives and consumerism, eating close to the earth was a necessity, not an option.

Avocado Grill is proud to serve patrons its artisanal menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. As part of Avocado Grill’s mission and vision, serving farm-to-table fare benefits not only our valued patrons and guests, but also our local and global environments.

Thank you for supporting Avocado Grill in this endeavor.

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Our Staff


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Our Staff


Julien Gremaud

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Famed for his boundless creativity in the kitchen, Chef Julien Gremaud has been delighting exacting palettes for nearly two decades. In Fall 2014, Gremaud launched his first solo project, West Palm Beach’s hottest culinary destination, Avocado Grill. The restaurant opened to critical acclaim and has become an immediate hit with diners across South Florida. Since the opening, Chef Gremaud has been named a Rising Star Chef by the Palm Beach Post while the restaurant received the Best New Restaurant title for 2014. Additionally, Chef Gremaud was named a South Florida Business and Wealth Magazine Up & Comer and Avocado Grill was Zagat rated, named an Open Table Diner’s Choice award recipient listed on USA Today’s 10 Best and named Best New Restaurant by New Times.

Chef Gremaud’s lifetime of culinary experience began while growing up in glittering St. Tropez. He first gained culinary inspiration from his mother, a talented toque in her own kitchen. At 14, he took a job as a professional pantry chef. Soon after, he left France to hone his cooking and administrative skills at several of the finest restaurants in the UK. In 2000, he moved across the pond and held consecutive positions at two of Chicago’s leading French restaurants, Le Francais and Le Vichyssois. In 2002, Gremaud headed to the Sunshine State to become a personal chef to some of the most notable names in South Florida – Jupiter Island and Palm Beach, respectively.

He joined Pistache French Bistro as a restaurant consultant then moved up to executive chef within weeks. His innovative approach to Francophile cuisine quickly transitioned the restaurant into a food critic favorite, garnering numerous accolades. Two years later, he was promoted to partner and co-opened Palm Beach’s famed seafood eatery, PB Catch.

In spite of a non-stop schedule, Gremaud has been a frequent participant in the many local charity events that mark the Palm Beach social calendar. On the occasional day off, he spends time with his wife, Tristan, and their Labrador Retrievers. He also enjoys spinning at his turntable (he’s been DJing since he was a teenager) and traveling around the world to source exotic ingredients and non-traditional culinary practices.

 

Hope Shurick

GENERAL Manager

Hope Shurick serves as a member of Avocado Grill’s management team. With an extensive background in restaurant management in establishments throughout Boston and the local areas including Miami, Boca Raton, Wellington and Palm Beach, Shurick has the vast array of professional experience that aligns with Avocado Grill's stellar reputation for great food and great service. Shurick’s many past successes will undoubtedly translate positively to her newest role in which she is responsible for front of house operations.

Shurick received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida.

 

Jose Mercado

Sous Chef

Sous Chef Jose Mercado’s culinary career is one that has prepared him for the exciting, fast-paced environment at Avocado Grill. Mercado has worked in restaurants and food service his entire adult life and has been fortunate to work in many types of cuisine. Mercado, a self taught chef, enjoys feeding people and using his skills to bring Avocado Grill’s patrons his highly sought after ceviche.