Mark Grosz grew up in Detroit and graduated in 1980 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 had 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 it’s present-day Evanston location, a charming 1920’s Spanish-style building. Mark with his wife Renee as a general manager and son Philippe as Sommelier/Director, continues to offer discriminating diners some of the most creative and exquisite seafood and meat dishes prepared in the French tradition, with modern American twist. A diverse and deep wine list has something for every palate. Best of Excellence Award winner from Wine Spectator.
Zagat 2010-2011 Top Seafood Restaurant in Chicago
Top 20 restaurant in Chicago.