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Joshua Adam Garcia, known professionally as Chef Jag, is an uncompromising chef who is passionate about food.
A former United States Marine who attended The New York Restaurant School, Chef Jag, is a graduate of The Quartermasters culinary academy of Ft. Lee Virginia.
He coordinates recipes, culinary instruction, and restaurant consultation for various concepts and non-profit organizations. He is Executive Chef owner of upcoming "Food-lounge" concept Jag's, Tavern on The Square, and Nogi Shoot BoX MMA in Ocala Fl.
A Top finalist of The Next Food Network Star's season 3, Chef Jag offers his style of contemporary fusion flavors to America.
With over 20 years experience in the kitchen this NYC native redefines Latin Fusion through show stopping entertainment, spotlighting culinary creations heightened by classical French and Italian influenced Hispanic flavors. Today, Chef Jag resides with beautiful wife Layla Ahmad Garcia and 3 children (Canaan Antonio Avah Sarai and Noah Mikael).
An avid guest chef and culinary personality for various wine and food festivals, Chef Jag enjoys exploring trending foods, Craft Beer, fine wine and the up and coming restaurant scene. A dedicated family man , when Jag isn’t on the road or in the Kitchen, he enjoys his time survival camping with his children, writing music and teaching Mixed Martial Arts.