Head Chef Jerry Jan is the proud co-founder of Diced Poke located in Midtown Houston, Texas. As a native Houstonian, his love for food and the great city of Houston came together when Diced Poke was launched in 2018 right here in Houston.

Chef Jerry Jan’s culinary pedigree is evident in all his dishes. His love for food was cultivated at an early age by his grandma and mother. His formal training journey began 20 years ago as he worked in his family’s restaurant in the Woodlands. From there, Chef Jerry Jan honed his culinary skills over the next 16 years in a variety of restaurants, including a 2011 trip to Japan to expand his food experience by exploring traditional Japanese cuisine.

In 2014 on a trip to Hawaii, Chef Jerry Jan was able to experience and study true authentic Hawaiian Poke. This allowed him to bring authentic Poke taste and flavors to Houston.

Everything Chef Jerry Jan loves about food is evident in all of Diced Poke’s dishes. His dedication to great food earned Diced Poke a spot-on Yelp’s 2019 Top 100 Places To Eat In America! It is the only restaurant in Houston to earn that distinction!

“We don’t all come from the same background, but everyone understands what a good meal is. Food is universal and represents happiness. I am just passionate about food!”

– Head Chef Jerry Jan