In 2004 Maria and Sean Pourteymour were parents to their then four-year-old child which made finding quick and wholesome meals a top priority. However, finding restaurants that could meet this need turned out to be an unexpected challenge for the couple. It was at this time that Maria – someone who had grown up in the restaurant business, and Sean conceptualized the idea of opening up their own eating establishment. Since Maria was Greek and Sean, Persian, they wanted their restaurant to not only provide healthier fare served at a faster pace but to also showcase food that symbolized the blend of cultures within their family. And so became Luna Grill, a casual eatery providing Mediterranean and Near East cuisine committed to serving delicious and nutritious meals in a sensible amount of time.

Aside from serving the choicest meats and freshest produce, Luna Grill’s philosophy is to make every experience an excellent one – with a focus on quality customer care. “We are only as good as our weakest link,” offered Maria, “therefore each and every team member is key to making your experience exceptional, and we set our standards very high in terms of the quality and caliber of the personnel we hire.”

restaurant03Another component to the success of the business is the quality of food that is served – something, Maria explained, that makes Luna Grill stand out among its competitors. With such popular menu items as the Mediterranean Chicken Salad, the Vegetarian Platter and classic chicken kabobs, the eatery provides quality all-natural ingredients that are prepared to order. “We are dedicated to finding superior ingredients for our recipes including all-natural, grass fed meats and organic locally harvested ingredients to offer our customers the best possible food at a reasonable price point,” explained Maria. Additionally, the majority of Luna Grill’s daily marinades, dressings and sauces are made from scratch. “You can taste and experience the difference,” she added.

Now you can come and see the difference yourself at Luna Grill’s newest location in Scripps Ranch, where the atmosphere is contemporary yet elegant, and an open kitchen invites patrons to watch their meal go from grill to plate in a matter of minutes. “It doesn’t get any fresher than this!” exclaimed Maria. For more information on Luna Grill and its catering services, visit www.lunagrill.com.

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Name of Business: Luna Grill
Owner: Premier Food Concepts, LLC
Manager: Omar Martinez
Position/Title: General Manager – Scripps Poway
Established: 2004 in the Torrey Highlands-Carmel Valley area. The ninth location opened in April, 2013 in Scripps Ranch.
Address: 10585 Scripps Poway Parkway # D&E, 92131
Website: www.lunagrill.com
Phone: 858-693-5862
Description: Luna Grill is a premier, fast, casual concept that serves delicious and healthy food including kabobs, salads and wrap sandwiches at a fair price in a stylish, contemporary environment.

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