Fresh Kitchen Boca Blogger Night

I was invited to the pre-opening of Fresh Kitchen Boca, another great addition in the growing trend of healthy fast casual restaurants popping up in South Florida.  Fresh Kitchen, a 100% gluten-free, build-your-own bowl concept has now opened in Boca Raton! All of their meats are hormone and antibiotic free, all of their sauces are homemade, and their menu, which is packed with flavor, changes with the seasons.  They opened their first store in South Tampa in September 2014, followed by St. Petersburg and Sarasota, and now…are thrilled to call Boca their new home 🙂 Their goal was to create and serve fresh, high quality ingredients that nourish and energize our bodies in a fast-casual restaurant. The meal you want, when you want it, with countless combinations. Their food is made from scratch and fresh-to-order.  From their grill to your bowl, as fast as you can point!

What they serve:

100% gluten free ingredients

Dairy free and sugar free, unless indicated

Cold pressed juices, teas and frescas made in-house daily

House made dressings and sauces

Flavorful veggies that change seasonally

Hormone and antibiotic free meats

Fresh salad and slaw, rice, quinoa & sweet potato noodles used as the base for bowls

So the idea is to build your own bowl selecting from a number of bases: brown rice, coconut ginger rice, romaine salad sweet potato mash, kale slaw, vegetable quinoa, sweet potato noodles and perfect spice rice; then select your veggies: Parmesan broccoli, roasted mushrooms, sesame green beans, roasted Brussels sprouts & seasonal vegetable; next you select your protein(s): grilled citrus chicken, herb grilled steak (+$1.50), baked almond chicken, chia seed tuna poke (+$1.50), BBQ chicken, chia seed teriyaki tofu, Chef’s protein; and then you can sauce it up with the following options: creamy white ginger, coconut sriracha, herb balsamic vinaigrette, cucumber jalapeno & holy kale. As if that weren’t enough options, wait…there’s more…bean & corn salsa ($.50), Parmesan cheese ($.50), kale pesto tomatoes ($1.50), Feta cheese ($.50) and citrus avocado ($+2)

And when you go through the line, your creation might look something like this:

Everything I had was super fresh and flavorful. My favorites were the baked almond chicken, the herb grilled steak and the kale pesto tomatoes.

The selection of cold pressed juices is impressive *available at select locations* (I didn’t have any of these on this day but I’m looking forward to going back to try some. I hope they have the Macho Milk one at this location, cuz that looks right up my alley! Who am I kidding?!? They all look up my alley 😉

Chiwee Strawberry Strawberry, orange, apple, pineapple, chia seeds

MindBlown Spinach, romaine, cucumber, mint, apple, lemon

Macho Milk Matcha green tea, almond milk, maple, cinnamon, sea salt

Moo Free  Almonds, H2O, vanilla, maple, cinnamon, sea salt

Cafe Moo Free Cold brew coffee, almonds, H2O, maple, cinnamon, vanilla, sea salt

The Boss Apple, Pineapple, Kale, Cucumber, Lemon, ginger

Immune Shot Ginger, turmeric, orange, grapefruit, lemon, cayenne

Sweetberry Tea Oolang tea, strawberry, maple

Flaming Lemon Lemon, ginger, cayenne, maple, H2O

Slimberry Strawberry, lemon, ginger, mint, H2O

 

Here are some other pics captured from this well organized, fun blogger event:

Me with Mary Victoria, Director of Constellation Media Group, who put this fabulous blogger event together for Fresh Kitchen.

Fresh Kitchen Boca is located at 5550 N. Military Trail in Boca

Phone: 561-406-0400 / Catering: 561-657-1140

Hours: Mon – Sat 11am – 9:35pm; Sun 11am – 9:05pm

 

 

Spread the word:

Instagram: @eatfreshkitchen & @eatflsofl

Facebook: @eatflboca

Twitter: @eatfreshkitchen

Website: EatFreshKitchen.com

 

Until we eat again…

I send you delicious wishes, xo

Denise