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Get to know Executive Chef Jonah O’Neal

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A few questions for Grille 29 Executive Chef Jonah O’Neal.

Best advise you were ever given:
Never doubt yourself and have faith

Your First Cooking Memory:
My dad giving me an opportunity to grill for the family

Favorite type of food to prepare:
Really don’t have a favorite meal to prepare yet

Favorite type of food to eat:
Easy! Mexican food

Favorite ingredient:

Person you would most like to cook for? and why?
Bobby Flay! Every chance I could get I used to turn to food network just watch him. He is so diverse and passionate about his work. Just amazing!

Kitchen Gadget you couldn’t work without:
A Chef knife

What inspired your love for cooking?
My grandma and parents

Favorite Food:
Street tacos and Grille 29 of course!

Carey Letson accepted to Women’s Economic Development Council

Congratulations to Carey Letson, General Manager of Grille 29 Huntsville, for her recent acceptance to the WEDC (Women’s Economic Development Council) in Huntsville, Alabama.

WEDC members are a diverse group of mid-to-senior level executives, business professionals and successful businesswomen working together, mentoring each other, and sharing resources to accelerate economic development. A group of female business professionals who provide opportunities to women for leadership and economic development through education, mentoring and networking. The WEDC exists to strengthen the position of women in business and the community.

Grille 29 is proud to have Carey as part of WEDC and proud to see her passion as an active member of the Huntsville community honored.

New event announced for restaurant week 2018

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Don’t miss Grille 29’s next great event series!

Experience the Mix on August 17th (during Huntsville Restaurant Week) from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.

Experience the Mix is a Muli- Event Cocktail Focused Series. Each event will have a new topic for interaction. The August event is titled: Classic Cocktails – Using Modern Techniques.

This 5 Course dinner pairing event will feature Classic Cocktails made using Modern Mixing Techniques. Infusions, smoked cocktails, fat washing, and clarification will be demonstrated during the event by Grille 29 Mixologist Ryan Stone.

Event Price is $75 Per Person plus sales tax and 20% tip. $25 Reservation Ticket Purchase Required to confirm seat at event ($25 Reservation Fee Paid will be applied toward bill the evening of the event)

No special menu requests will be accepted for this event.
Get tickets here:—august/1 for Restaurant Week 2018

Grille 29 launches Thirsty Thursdays video series on Facebook

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Grille 29 has launched a new video series,  “Thirsty Thursdays”, that starts this Thursday. A new Episode will be published each Thursday morning at 10am.

Each week Grille 29’s Ryan Stone will discuss a different cocktail or wine selection. In the first episode Ryan shows you how to make a classic Old Fashioned and it looks delicious!

Link you our Facebook page here.


Grille 29 Hosting Dining in Dark event on March 24th

The first Dining in the Dark event was such a huge success that we will be hosting another one in March. Tickets are on sale now. Seating is limited – tell your friends and attend this unique event in Huntsville.

UPDATED – The March 24th event is SOLD OUT. We are looking forward to hosting everyone that purchased tickets for this fun event.

Grille 29 recognized by Huntsville-Madison County Hospitality Association

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Last night Grille 29 was recognized at the Huntsville Madison County Hospitality Association hosts the Pineapple Awards Dinner.

Annually in January, the Huntsville Madison County Hospitality Association hosts the Pineapple Awards Dinner and 2017 will mark the 20th year for this prestigious dinner and ceremony.

For coverage one the event, click here

To read more about the event, click to visit the The Huntsville-Madison County Hospitality Association website.

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Awards for Grille 29

Grille 29 at Taste of Huntsville in Event Magazine

The latest issue of Event Magazine includes a page form the this year’s Taste of Huntsville.

Check out the our winning team on page 58!

Grille 29 was a big winner a the year’s Taste of Huntsville being named Overall winner!

1st – Decoration Category
1st – Entree Category – Beef short ribs over polenta cake
2nd – Appetizer Category – Mini chicken and waffles Rosemary Au Gratin potatoes
3rd – Side Category – Rosemary Au Gratin potatoes
3rd – Dessert Category – Strawberry pretzel cheesecake

Click to view this month’s Event Magazine online.

Grille 29 launches new responsive website

Grille 29 has launched an all new responsive website.

The new website allows users to select either Birmingham or Huntsville locations upon entering and populates with that location’s specific information. Users can easily switch between locations but this new approach ensures visitors know which Grille 29 location they are viewing when making reservations, reviewing menus or requesting banquet information.

The site features easy to view or download menus for each time period, ability to purchase gift cards, make reservations, inquire about hosting an event at Grille 29, contact us or get directions.

One new area features Grille 29 videos. Right now you can view any of the 10 episodes of “How To Tuesdays”. The videos features, how-to’s, tips and tricks from the Grille 29 kitchen.

The new website can be seen at

Dance & Dine New Year’s Eve event announced

Make Your Reservations Today, space is limited

8PM Dinner Event / Doors Open 5 Course Paired Dinner
10:30PM DJ and Dancing with Open Beverage Service
Midnight Champagne Toast
12:30AM Event Concludes

Event Ticket is $149 Per Person – Plus 9% Sales Tax and 20% Service Charge. Total Ticket Per Person is $192.21. Advance Ticket Sales Only. The NYE Event is a Private Event and Tickets Will Not Be Available At the Door That Evening. Formal Cocktail Event. Must Be 21 Years or Older to Attend. ID Required for Entrance.

Several Hotels within walking distance to restaurant.

BEVERAGE: Sparkling Wine
APPETIZER: Seared Beef Carpaccio with Arugula, Pecorino Cheese, Sea Salt, and Olive Oil

BEVERAGE: Pear Bellini
SALAD: Winter Salad with Frisee Lettuce, Anjou Pears, Candied Walnuts, Gorgonzola Crumbles, enhanced with a Champagne Vinaigrette


BEVERAGE SELECTION: Wine Selections Paired for Entrée
Maison Brotte, LaGriveliere, Cotes du Rhone
Whitehaven,Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Dry Aged Grilled Ribeye with Mushroom Ragout. Served with Garlic Herbed Fingerling Potatoes and Broccolini. Plate Garnished with a Red Wine Butter

Pan Seared Chicken Breast with Herb Shallot Cream Sauce. Served with Garlic Herbed Fingerling Potatoes and Broccolini.

BEVERAGE: Clarified Strawberry Port Punch
DESSERT: Strawberry Champagne Tiramisu. Champagne Soaked Lady Fingers layered with Strawberry Mascarpone Mousse and Finished with a White Chocolate Sauce.

Grille 29 was a big winner Taste of Huntsville

Overall winner for Taste of Huntsville- Grille 29!!

1st – Decoration Category
1st – Entree Category – Beef short ribs over polenta cake
2nd – Appetizer Category – Mini chicken and waffles Rosemary Au Gratin potatoes
3rd – Side Category – Rosemary Au Gratin potatoes
3rd – Dessert Category – Strawberry pretzel cheesecake

Grille 29 was proud to participate in this year’s event and help support two wonderful local organizations, Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center and Serving Hope that enhance the quality of life for our residents.