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Fusion at its Finest at Orlando’s JazTro

by TheOviedoVoice

Chef-driven meals, from scratch to kitchen by Chef Danny Otero. (PHOTOS PROVIDED BY JAZTRO BY CHEF D.O.C.)

Tucked away in an unassuming strip mall is Orlando’s latest foodie hotspot. This new culinary vacation spot JazTro By Chef D.O.C., is the most recent idea from former RusTeak govt Chef Juan “Danny” Otero, and we’re obsessed!

The eight-seat resto is the proper playground for Chef Danny’s culinary creativity. “It has at all times been a dream to have my very own idea, during which I can showcase all the things I’ve discovered and proceed studying and in addition embracing all the eagerness and strategies from family members,” describes Chef Danny. By combining the eagerness of his grandfather Ovidio Cruz, the primary chef in his household, with the flavors of Puerto Rico and Mexico, courtesy of his mother Lourdes Cruz and his mother-in-law Maria Cruz Salazar respectfully, Chef Danny has created one thing distinctive.


“[JazTro] by Chef D.O.C. presents one thing completely different as a result of it combines a really informal and approachable service with meals selections and options which can be very arduous to search out all in the identical place, and most significantly, having the connection from chef to the visitor. We’re a family-owned enterprise that has been blessed with the chance to serve the neighborhood and depart a mark within the culinary world,” says Chef Danny.
Now, what you’ve been ready for, the meals.


We kicked off the meal with the “Papas locas” loopy potatoes—a significant winner for the night. Suppose nachos however with french fries. They loaded these crispy fries with diced tomatoes, crimson onion, bacon, inexperienced onions, cheese sauce, topped off with M.Okay. and cilantro sauces.

We adopted that up with the “Tostoncitos” Rellenos and the shrimp and grits—two of the resto’s high sellers—and we will see why! On the Rellenos, the plantain bowls have been tremendous crispy, and as soon as once more, they topped it with these killer M.Okay. and cilantro sauces that might make cardboard style delish. The grits have been tremendous creamy, and we beloved the spices on the shrimp.

One other main winner of the night time? Chef Danny’s well-known coquito bread pudding. In the event you aren’t accustomed to coquito, it’s coconut-based Puerto Rican eggnog. The pudding was tremendous creamy and heat, and we have been sopping up crème Anglais and ice cream.

We’re undoubtedly hooked and can be again to take a look at the remainder of the menu and their every day specials. Don’t fear about securing your seat on this mini resto. They’re additionally providing takeout, so that you’ll have the ability to get pleasure from all their tasty creations from the consolation of pajamas in your sofa—no judgment right here as a result of we’re dreaming about snacking on these loopy potatoes throughout our subsequent film night time.

JazTro by Chef DOC

829 Good Houses Rd, Orlando

11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday Closed


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