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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

Avocado Grill is the place for Palm Beach County to eat well. From locally sourced fruits and vegetables to fish and meats, we hand select our food suppliers who bring us the highest quality and freshest ingredients. This gives us great opportunities to cook up delicious ways to excite our guests with a menu that combines the best of Florida’s style and Owner-Chef Julien Gremaud’s untethered imagination.

And, we serve it in an atmosphere that is both fashionable and fun, eclectic and original, elegant and comfortable.

We've got a laid-back vibe that has hit a desirable chord with our fans. Since opening, Avocado Grill has earned a stellar reputation for not only being being an authentic dining experience, but also a popular destination for people who live and visit here Palm Beach County.

We are not too big and not too small. We are just right for diners seeking a neighborhood jewel that delivers on its promise of great meals, refreshing cocktails, delightful desserts and friendly service.

And yes, we serve avocados – daily, in multiple ways and with flair!

Come Join Us.

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

Reservations are strongly recommended and available through OpenTable.com. 

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.

 

GIFT CARDS

AG Gift Cards now available for purchase online!

 

 

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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

Chef Gremaud grew up under the glittery, culinary backdrop of Saint-Tropez, France. He wanted to be a professional chef for as long as he can remember and credits his mother for inspiring him to pursue his dream of opening his own restaurant. As a child, Julien spent many delightful hours learning the basics of French cooking under her patient instruction in the family’s kitchen. She equipped her son with the confidence and skill to become a professional pantry chef at just 14 years of age.

Shortly after that, Julien left France to hone his cooking and administrative skills at several of the finest restaurants in the UK including London’s Le Colombier and Goolies. In 2000, he arrived in the US at the age of twenty to hold consecutive positions at two of Chicago’s leading French restaurants: Le Francais and Le Vichyssois.

In 2002, he relocated to South Florida and accepted the position of personal chef for notable celebrities on Jupiter Island and Palm Beach Island. Chef Gremaud joined Pistache French Bistro in 2009 as a consultant, moving 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. Finally, in fall 2014, Chef Gremaud opened the doors of Avocado Grill in downtown West Palm Beach.

In spite of a non-stop schedule, Chef Gremaud has been a frequent participant at a large number of local charity events that mark the Palm Beach social calendar. On his occasional day off Julien loves spending time with his wife, Tristan, and Labrador retrievers, Bear and Bongo. He also enjoys spinning at his turntable (he’s been a DJ since he was a teenager) and traveling around the world to source exotic ingredients and discover 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.