About Umami PokéRito

Meet Our Team

Chuchen Lou: CEO and Chef

Chuchen Lou is a world-class chef with more than 10 years of restaurant industry experience. He is a gastronomist and is professionally trained in French and Japanese cuisine. Over the course of his career, he has worked with other renowned chefs at some of the largest restaurants and food groups in the country, including:

  • Union Square Hospitality Group in New York
  • Trump International Hotel and Resort Las Vegas
  • Hachi at Red Rock Casino Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas

Chuchen is now the CEO at Umami PokéRito.

Hiro Ohata: Corporate Executive Chef

Hiro Ohata was one of the top sushi chefs in Hawaii before moving to Charlotte. He has mastered the arts of various international cuisines, including:

  • French
  • Italian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Cajun
  • Caribbean

Chef Hiro has a passion for fusing the tastes of the world. His success lies in his world of experience, his artistry and his ability to surprise unsuspecting diners with new and exciting dishes.

To learn more about our experienced team, contact us today.