Jamerican Grill Food Truck
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ETHING TO SERVE UP. JASON?>>Jason: WE ARE ON BOARD THE JAMERICAN FOOD GRILL.>>WE’RE HERE AT WDIV, YOU CAN ALSO FOLLOW US ON OUR FACEBOK PAGE AND FIND US DAY TO DAY.>>Jason: SEBASTIAN IS IN THE BACKGROUND MANNING THE FRYER. COME OVER HERE. HOW DID YOU GET INTO THE FOOD TRUCK BUSINESS?>>IT STARTED AS A MASTERS DEGREE PROJECT WHEN I WAS AT EMU. AND WE DECIDED TO MAKE IT A REAL THING.>>Jason: IT’S SIZZLING. I’M GONNA HOLD THE MIC UP.>>THAT’S OUR JERK CHICKEN, A WET RUB AND MARINATE IT AND GRILL IT FRESH EVERY DAY.>>Jason: WHAT WAS THE INSPIRATION FOR THIS PARTICULAR KIND OF FOOD?>>MY TRIP TO JAMAICA IN THE EARLY ’80s. THE SPICE, THE REAL TASTE OF THE FOOD, BUT ALSO THE WAY THEY COOKED IT. IT WAS SO NATURAL, YOU CAN’T GET ANY MORE FRESH THAN THE JAMAICAN FOOD.>>Jason: WHAT ARE YOU SERVING UP BACK HERE? YOU HAVE INGREDIENTS IN PLACE. CHRIS, C’MON OVER AND TAKE A LOOK. WHAT DO WE HAVE HERE?>>FESTIVALBREAD, AND WE HAVE THE FLAVOR O VANILLA AND ROSEWATER AND FRIED PLANTAINS. AND OUR CHEF IS FROM INDIANA, AND SOMETHING YOU’LL FIND IN THE FORT WAYNE AREA, LIKE OUR CONEY SAUCE ONLY SWEETER.>>Jason: START MAKING CREATIONS AND I’LL TALK TO ALAN AND YOU CAN NARRATE AS YOU DO IT, SEBASTIAN.>>ALL RIGHT. WHAT HAVE YOU GOT FIRST?>>A WRAP.>>Jason: TELL US ABOUT THAT.>>THE JERK CHICKEN WRAP WAS COME UP FROM SEBASTIAN. HE WAS A STUDENT AND THEY NEEDED FOOD TO GO. WE DO THE MEAT ON THE BOTTOM AND WITH VINEGAR AND SUGAR. THEY DON’T USE MAYO IN JAMAICA. AND THEN YOU HAVE T REST ON THE TOP. HE IS PUTTING THE JERK CHICKEN. THAT’S MY JERK SEASONING. WE MAKE OUR OWN JERK SEASONING, A HOT AND SPICY SEASONING. WE LIKE TO LET IT SET FOR ABOUT A MONTH TO MARINATE.>>Jason: MONTH?>>YOU HAVE TO SPREAD THE FLAVORS AROUND AND LET THEM SET. IT’S A VERY, VERY HOT SAUCE. WE WARN OUR GUESTS WHO WANT MORE, BUT WE GIVE IT TO THEM.>>Jason: HOTS ON IN SPICY HOT.>>VERY HOT.>>Jason: HOW HOT? INSTANITY PEPPER HOT?>>YES.>>Jason: REALLY?>>WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRY IT?>>Jason: I’LL GIVE IT A GO. HOLD ON A SECOND HERE.>>THAT’S THE WRAP. START THE DINNER.>>Jason: KEEP TALKIN’.>>WHAT YOU’RE TRYING IS THE JERK CHICKEN WRAP. IT’S GOT A COMBINATION OF THE SWEET, THE SAVORY AND THE HOT FROM THE CHICKEN.>>Jason: YOU’VE GOT ME WORRIED HERE. BECAUSE HOT-HOT –>>IT DEPENDS ON WHAT YOU CLASSIFY AS HOT. I WOULD CLASSIFY THAT AS OVERHOT. AFTER THE COUNT OF 3, YOU’LL GET THE HEAT IN THE FRONT.>>Jason: THAT IS FANTASTIC! I’LL HAVE TO SAVE YOU SOME OF THE WRAPS. NOW IT’S KICKING IN. [LAUGHTE

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