MEET CHEF BERNIE MATZ
5 questions with the man behind Bodega's success.
Besides Bodega, what's
your favorite spot to eat?
Lunch: Pita Hut on 41st St. Dinner: Locura Marina Peruvian Restaurant on 71st & Collins
When and what made
you become a chef?
My mother claims, that as a very small child, I didn't play with my toys, I was much more amused to play in the kitchen with pot & pans. Ultimately, my inspiration
to create wonderful experiences, & host my friends and family. In business my inspiration is to produce sellable dishes at a profit.
Whats your favorite dish
My favorite dish at work is always the one that sells the most.
So, our "Barbacoa Taco", If you ask me what is my favorite dish to
You are known as the Seafood fest taco champ, what taco won you
that award and what's your favorite part of being involved with seafood
Where do you see yourself In 10 years?
Retired and in love!
This year I retire after winning back the Championship for the 4th time in 5 years.
My secret to victory...I always do Florida Lobster taco, how are you going to beat that??
The Seafood fest is run by a wonderful, hardworking family that produces one of the best
events in town, a great show value!