Meet The Ogre
Ogre Eats BBQ Owner Edward "EJay" Boyd is a Multi-Faceted BBQ Chef & Grillmaster, Mobile BBQ Caterer, Certified Pitmaster, Gourmet Sausage Maker & Trained Actor Hailing from the Southside of Chicago, IL.
EJay discovered his love for grilling at the age of 14 years old working for his Uncle at Kenny's Ribs in Chicago. Through his uncle's mentorship, EJay learned all of the basic elements of Grilling, Smoking, Sausage-Making & Safety while juggling responsibilities as a Student Athlete.
By the age of 17, EJay was a specialist at making Hot Links and had earned trust as a Reserve Cook on a 6" x 4" Pit Smoker; a point he marks as the moment he found his love for BBQ.
In 2011, EJay partnered with his Aunt to develop and open a Family Owned BBQ Restaurant; Hawk I's BBQ in Posen, IL. After a sustained success of the restaurant's startup EJay has now begun the next chapter of his career as a Mobile BBQ Caterer for his own brand - Ogre Eats BBQ.
With decades of experience developing his craft and technique, EJay & Ogre Eats offer Flavorful Cuisine to Feed The Hungry Masses. Book your flavor bomb today.