Never Stop Creating

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


Jodrick I. Ujaque

  • On September 2011 Chef Jodrick took a chance and opened Chefs on the Run Assorted Cuisine in Homestead Florida, named after the “Go, Go” attitude of the service industry, Chefs on the Run is the 1st ever Caribbean-American GastroPub serving Chef Jodrick’s award-winning signature modern burgers, authentic Puerto Rican cuisine along with his creative & bold fare.
  • On January 24th, 2013 “Bites with Belkys” Chef Jodrick introduces the Kan Kan Pork Chop, as the 1st restaurant in the US to offer this Puerto Rican specialty & rarity.
  • Chef Jodrick was featured on the Spanish show “Delicioso” with Ingrid Hoffman.
  • He was the 1st local Chef to be invited to cook at the prestigious Paradise Farm’s “Dinner in Paradise” on its 30-year history
  • 2013-2015 Voted “Best burger in Town” at the Burger Battle on Krome
  • 2016 Named Best Restaurant by Burger Beast’s Burgie Awards.
  • 2017 People’s Choice winner at Burger Beast’s Hamburger House Party
  • Named top 5 Burger at Burger Bash at SoBe WFF 2018

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