Sacramento locals who love to eat and travel for food were eager to bring Reel Poké Cove to the heart of Roseville, California.
Andy, Head Chef and Owner, was born in Sacramento, California. He started in the food industry at the age of sixteen. His first job was at a fast food chain and eventually worked as a Sushi Chef Manager. In 2016, his first son was born and that's when everything changed. The idea of owning a small business was always a dream of his and that opportunity came in 2017.
Andy is the face you're likely to see on a weekday working all duties from prepping, cooking, building bowls, cleaning, washing dishes, ordering inventory, and mentoring Team Members. Nothing is too small or too big of a job for him. In 2018, he won first place in his first poké competition. In 2020, he provided Omakase services as a Personal Chef and also had time to take a break from the kitchen and pick up a new hobby, fishing! He truly is the Reel MVP.
Mike, Chef and Owner, was born in South Lake Tahoe, California. He lived in Sacramento, California since the age of five. Mike grew up in a Filipino household where his parent's always cooked traditional dishes. Mike learned his favorite traditional recipes while he was in San Diego for college where he was surrounded by amazing food. Mike always had a passion for food and enjoys experimenting new recipes. He's usually the one in the kitchen testing new menu ideas.
Heather (Andy's wife) and Jackie (Mike's wife) are the Owners operating behind the scenes. Neighbors turned to sister-in-laws and business partners. Heather has experience in Business, Human Resources and Financing. Jackie has a background in Health & Safety. Both are Sac State Alumni. Go Hornets!
This is the Ohana that keeps the business moving along.