The Grace team
Chef / Proprietor Jason Lutzk
Chef and Proprietor Jason Lutzk was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, and is a graduate of H.B. Plant High School. Beginning his culinary career at Larry's Ice cream, he worked his way through college as a waiter at restaurants in Tampa, and Orlando. eventually, Lutzk made his crossover to the back of the house as a pantry cook and eventually ended up at the Culinary Institute of America pursuing his dream of becoming a Chef and Restauranteur. A graduate of both CIA and the University of Tampa, Lutzk previously led the kitchens in some of Tampa Bay's finest restaurants including as Executive Chef at 400 Beach Seafood and for over ten years as Chef de Cuisine at Cafe Ponte. Lutzk took the reigns as the owner of Grace in January of 2023, after managing the Kitchen. His personal interests include boating, fishing, surfing, swimming, art, and food.