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Bruce Ucan

Chef / Louisville, KY
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Bruce Ucan
Photo by Kriech-Higdon Photography

Title: Chef
Location: Louisville, KY
Establishment: The Mayan Cafe

Why he's a big deal: In 1996, he started a food truck business, the Gypsy Van, that sold tacos, salbutes and tamales at farmer's markets, construction sites and festivals and now owns the Mayan Cafe. He fuses traditional Mayan recipes and and flavors with local, seasonal ingredients.