Chef Jodrick I. Ujaque, is an 8-year SoBeWFF veteran, born October 30th in Mayaguez Puerto Rico, is born to a family that is not strangers to food. They run the family business “Carniceria Ujaque” a butcher shop located in “La Plaza del Mercado” in their hometown established in 1946. Jodrick was also born into the industry by spending a few years of his youth in a hotel southwest of the island. It wasn’t until he came across a restaurant in Orlando Fl, that changed the way he saw food forever.
Chef Jodrick joined Cafe Tu Tu Tango in the year 2001 & inspired him to pursue a career in the culinary arts field. This was a place with, art, food, creativity, where individuality was embraced. With his degree in hand, he returned to the same place that brought his passion for food. As a cook he had the chance to assist the Chefs with the “additions” which were the Chef displayed their talents. He presented to the Orlando crowd Asian Lime Ribs which were a total hit. From the time spent in Orlando, he worked his way up from a cook to a supervisor, to a Sous Chef in a place with a small room with growth.
“FOOD is an Expression!”
– Chef Jodrick I. Ujaque