Creating dishes and culinary experiences that are as fun as they are unique, Chef Luke Reyes makes the art of the cannabis edible look easy.
Reyes—along with business partners and friends Ryan Hope and Ben Gilovitz— recently founded La Hoja in Southern California, a cannabis catering and events company devoted to bringing the low-dose cannabis experience to dinner parties and events. For instance, they served their special “potsickles” at recent Coachella parties.
Reyes, 34, is husky, tattooed, and focused on bringing on good food and a good time.
“I always had a passion to cook,” Reyes said. “My mom was a single mom, so that was always my contribution—cooking. Since I was 12 years old, I was cooking for my family.”
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It All Started With a Pot Brownie (Courtesy of Luke Reyes)
Growing up in rural Massachusetts wasn’t glamorous, but it came with a few perks—namely a stream of cannabis that trickled down from Vermont and Canada. Reyes experimented with making pot brownies and