Jessie Lugo

Jessie Lugo

Chef Jessie Lugo was born and raised in El Paso and Arlington, Texas in a family filled with restaurant folks. Her first job, at age 16, was as a dishwasher at her grandmother and uncle’s restaurant. Dish washing quickly led to greater responsibility in the...
Frank Gorriceta

Frank Gorriceta

Executive Chef Frank Gorriceta brings over eighteen years of culinary experience to Nobu Restaurants. Upon graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Gorriceta began work as a cook, and in a few years, he took a job at Nobu New york, Nobu Las Vegas, and...
Justin Castillo

Justin Castillo

Justin Castillo is an experienced culinary professional, currently serving as the Chef of Roy’s Newport Beach.  Justin received an Advanced Culinary Certificate from OCC and worked at numerous fine dining and high volume restaurants such as The Jazz Kitchen in...
Carlito Jocson

Carlito Jocson

When Yard House opened in 1996 in Long Beach, California, it revolutionized the restaurant industry by creating a 250-tap draft beer system. Its lofty design, warm wood accents, and industrial vibe with the use of steel and chrome, made it a dining destination from...