Gary Blanco


Meet Gary Blanco, the passionate culinary mastermind behind Chef Hits the Streets: Traditional Authentic Hawaiian Poke. Gary's love affair with food spans over a decade, starting from his humble beginnings cooking for family and friends in the comfort of his own kitchen. Gary's dedication to the art of cooking eventually led him to establish a prosperous restaurant business because of his desire to experiment with various flavors and master culinary techniques. However, when faced with the challenges brought on by an economic downturn, Gary's unwavering determination pushed him to persevere and turn his passion into something extraordinary.

Thus, Chef Hits The Streets was born—a remarkable food truck specializing in traditional, authentic Hawaiian poke. Gary's culinary philosophy is straightforward yet profound: he only serves food that he would proudly present to his own mother. With every dish, he infuses his creations with love and passion, evident in the exceptional taste experienced by his cherished customers. What truly sets Chef Hits the Streets apart is Gary's unwavering commitment to sourcing the highest quality and freshest ingredients for his poke. Whenever possible, he selects local ingredients, firmly believing that the secret to exceptional food lies in its freshness and quality.

Gary takes pride in his unique spin on Hawaiian poke, incorporating not only traditional flavors like soy sauce and sesame oil but also introducing his own house-made spicy mayo drizzle. This innovation adds an exciting twist and elevates the taste experience for his customers. Furthermore, recognizing the diverse dietary preferences of his patrons, Gary offers delightful vegetarian options that showcase his creativity beyond raw fish. With a wide variety of flavors and ingredients, he caters to the palates of every individual.

Whether you are a long-time fan or a newcomer to the enchanting world of Hawaiian poke, be sure to seek out Chef Hits the Streets at your local farmers market or event. Prepare to be captivated by the exquisite flavors and textures that Gary masterfully crafts in each poke bowl. 

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