Welcome to the first poké bar in the 305!

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About Us

Poké 305 opened its doors in Brickell on May 24, 2016. It was the first of its kind in Miami and was the first real introduction of poké to the people of the 305. However, Poké 305 developed way earlier in the mind of Victoria Chediak—a 23-year-old University of Miami graduate with a passion for food and a strong ambition. After following the poké trend starting from its origin in Hawaii leading up to its explosive entrance into the continental US, Victoria decided to introduce this delicious and healthy food trend to South Florida. And so Poké 305 was born!

The origin of poké comes from the islands of Hawaii where it is considered a staple meal to have at home or on the beach. The idea for Poké 305 sprung from Victoria’s fascination with the traditional poké dish and her love of Latin flavors, which created a Latin fusion twist to the once simple bowl.

Upon opening the Brickell location, Poké 305 has catered to individuals with a love of fresh and delicious food. Its assortment of fresh and organic ingredients, homemade sauces and unlimited combinations has put poké at the top for all surrounding customers looking for a quick and satisfying meal. Whether your preference be fresh raw fish or chicken, Poké 305 caters to all customers.

The Poké 305 wave has reached South Florida and has captured the hearts of locals in Brickell & Aventura.

Meet The Poke Team

Poke 305 is a family business

Mauricio Chediak | Big Mao

Founder & CEO

As an entrepreneur, Mauricio has always had an eye for trends and knows how to make the most of a business idea. So, when his daughter Victoria came to him with a dream and a business plan he knew she was on to something great. Mauricio has a long portfolio of entrepreneurial achievements including more than 10 years in the women’s fashion industry. He has also been a consultant for larger brands, including coffee chain Juan Valdez and Sendtel Ad Phones. Mauricio is also a University of Miami alumnus is a B.S. in Business and Economics.

Victoria Chediak | Aka' Aka'

Founder & CMO

Victoria moved to Miami from Venezuela when she was a little girl and considers herself blessed for growing up in a dual culture. Particularly when it comes to food, Victoria is fascinated with the complexities of mixing traditional food with infusions of her Latin American roots. She graduated from the University of Miami with Bachelor in Science in 2015. It wasn’t long before she realized that her passion was catering to the appetites of the citizens of Miami looking for a healthy and delicious meal. Poké caught her eye and the rest is—as they say—history.