Executive Culinary Artist, Oji Jaja honed his skills at one of the world’s foremost luxury hotel chains, The Ritz Carlton, both in Jamaica and the United States. He spent a total of six (6) years with The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company where he was trained by some of the world’s best food and beverage professionals. His earlier training began at the Runaway Bay HEART Academy in Jamaica and then later at Johnson & Wales University in Florida. His slogan, “where love, passion and skill work together to create a masterpiece”, describes the path he has set for himself to revolutionize the culinary landscape. “Establishing Ashebre has been the most rewarding experience to date, and it pleases me to know that I am putting out great food that is appreciated and loved by others.”
Oji has been nominated for several awards by the Jamaica Observer for Caterer Of The Year, Chef Of The Year and recently received the award for Culinary Innovator in honour of “Jamaica 50” (Jamaica’s 50th year of independence).
Oji has also had the honour/honor of cooking for The First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama on her visit to “Eatonville” Restaurant in Washington DC.
Ashebre is committed to serving only the finest foods, made with the freshest ingredients, and providing courteous, responsive service. All of your dishes are made from scratch; creating a truly memorable dining experience.
Promote Caribbean Cuisine at an international level and facilitate the training of culinary professionals and interns from various colleges and institutions around the world in Modern Caribbean Cuisine.