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Amp up your grilling game for the Fourth of July

Evo Italian Restaurant in Tequesta offers Summer grilling tips and tricks
Posted at 11:17 AM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 13:03:53-04

JUPITER INLET COLONY, Fla. — If you want to impress your family with your grilling skills this Fourth of July, Evo Italian Restaurant in Tequesta has ideas to make you look like a Food Network star.

Speaking of the Food Network, last month, the restaurant's chef, Erik Pettersen, won "Guy’s Grocery Games," and this month he is giving us some Summer grilling tips and tricks.

Watch the video below to find out how to grill the following items: warmed grilled romaine salad, Al Cartoccio black grouper, an assortment of vegetables, and a flatbread pizza.

WATCH: Amp Up Your Grilling Game

Amp up your grilling game for the Fourth of July

Things to remember:

  • Control the heat on your grill by using the vents. The more the vents are open, the hotter the flame.
  • Improve your grilling game by using apple and cherrywood mixed together

Grilled Romaine Heart Salad with pine nuts, Reggiano cheese, blond raisins & drizzled in warm Extra Virgin Olive oil


  • 2 heads romaine lettuce or romaine hearts
  • 2/3 first cold press extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 fresh lemons
  • 1 garlic clove chopped
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup pines nuts
  • 1/4 lb Parmigiana-Reggiano cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley


  1. Preheat grill to medium-High
  2. Rinse and pat dry the romaine lettuce. Cut the 2 heads in half lengthwise.
  3. Brush romaine with olive oil and grill about 4 to five minutes total, turning occasionally.
  4. Saute garlic, golden raisins, and pine nuts in extra virgin olive oil squeeze fresh lemon over just before removing from heat.
  5. Place each wedge on a salad plate and drizzle with fresh warm dressing, add shaved Parmigiana-Reggiano over each salad, Sprinkle with fresh Italian parsley. Enjoy!