Our People

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ERIC LEE

CHEF DE CUISINE

Eric Lee grew up traveling the world.  Never in one spot for too long, it is hard for Eric to say that anywhere is home.  Through his travels Eric realized that his best memories always involved food.  The kitchen and the table were the spot that family and friends gathered to break bread and enjoy each others company.  He began his career at the young age of 14 at the Gateway Café in Lyons Colorado.  His next stop was in England at the Old Bell Hotel.  The only Yankee in an old-school French classic kitchen full of Brits…it was quite the experience!  Most recently and notably Eric was the chef at the Kitchen Denver.  Upon leaving The Kitchen, Eric knew that he wanted to be part of a property that would challenge him as well as produce the quality he had become accustomed to which led him to the Big Red F family and the Jax Denver kitchen. Taking over the helm at Jax Denver, Eric is excited to broaden his base of knowledge while simultaneously contributing to the business.  He is proud to call Jax Denver his new home!  During Eric’s free time he enjoys riding his bike, watching movies, playing video games, and above all hanging out with his little girl, Charlotte; “she’s the best thing I have ever done.”

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KELLI KUDRICK

GENERAL MANAGER

Kelli and seafood go together like milk and cookies…they belong together. Kelli grew up in two places, off the Jersey Shore and in her Grandparent’s luncheonette.  From a young age she knew she loved two things, seafood and restaurants.  This passion led her to Austin Texas where she found herself working for Gumbo’s Louisiana Style Café, and then strangely to Denver Colorado where she landed comfortably at Jax Fish House Denver.  Where else is she going to find the sea in Colorado?  Now in a city she has learned to love while still being able to enjoy some of the best seafood, Kelli has found her home. When not working, you might find Kelli spending time with her six year old son, traveling, enjoying the outdoors, spending time with friends or cooking at home with a bottle of wine and great music.