Chef Mark Grosz

Mark Grosz grew up in Detroit and graduated with a degree in accounting. 

A devoted Detroit Red Wing fan, hockey is life.

Chef de cuisine and owner Mark Grosz worked under the tutelage of renowned chef Jean Banchet of the world famous Le Francais in Wheeling, Illinois. He further refined his skills in France and Hong Kong, and has served as head chef and culinary impresario at a variety of restaurants and private clubs in Illinois and Michigan. 

In 1989 Mark opened Oceanique in its present-day Evanston location, a charming 1920's Spanish-style building.  Mark, with his wife Renee as general manager and son Philippe as Sommelier/Director, continues to offer discriminating diners some of the most creative and exquisite seafood and prime meat dishes prepared in the French tradition, with a modern unique American twist.  A diverse and deep wine list has something for every palate.  Best of Excellence Award winner from Wine Spectator, considered one of the top 750 wine list in the world.