Chef Ernesto Uchimura


  • Chef and Owner of Electric Owl restaurant www.electricowl.la
  • Partnering Chef at Salty Dog Gastropub / Princess Cruises
  • Creator of Ketchup Leather
  • Co-Founder at Plan Check kitchen + bar
  • Founding Chef and Former Corporate Executive Chef at Umami Burger 
  • 2012 LA Mag "Chef of the Year: the Comfort Master"
  • 2012 Angeleno Mag "Best New Dish" for Smokey Fried Chicken
  • 2014 Restaurant Hospitality "Best Sandwich in America: Chicken" for Southern Fry
  • 2014 LA Weekly "Best Burger in Los Angeles"