Screen Shot 2016-03-11 at 10.05.34 AMBenjamin Uvodich – Roka Akor Chicago General Manager

With a passion for great wine, delicious food and top notch entertaining, Benjamin Uvodich is perfectly suited for his position as General Manager of Roka Akor Chicago. With 15 years of experience working in the industry, Uvodich served as manager at some of Chicagoland’s most popular restaurants including Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Entourage in Schaumburg and The Clubhouse in Oakbrook before bringing his extensive restaurant expertise to his position as General Manager of Roka Akor Chicago in 2015. In his position at Roka Akor, Uvodich plays a major role in key decision- making throughout the restaurant, which includes planning out the extensive Japanese beverage program and staff training procedures.

Uvodich believes that wine and food bring people together and are the foundation to many incredible celebrations, and strives to emulate that feeling for all guests who dine at Roka Akor Chicago. In his time outside of the restaurant, Uvodich enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two sons, and credits them as the reason he works so hard.