Orlando mourns Git-N-Messy’s beloved chef after a fatal accident
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ORLANDO, Fla. – – The central Florida community mourns Chef Chuck Cobb, one of the founders of Git-N-Messy Smokehouse & Tavern, after he tragically died in a motorcycle accident this week.
“We as his partners, co-workers and friends are devastated by this event. Understand that we need time to process this and will elaborate on this in the near future, but please understand that Chuck’s legacy lives on.” and we will continue to work on it. ” make him proud, RIP Chef Chuck! “The business wrote on Facebook.
The chef’s fans paid tribute to Cobb, saying he had a larger than life personality who would be very much missed.
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“He made the best damn grill I’ve ever had in Florida,” said Louis Rosen. “He was kind of a genius – so creative with recipes and also so generous. He always asked how my wife was feeling, always remembered our commands. Big, exuberant personality. Full of life. I know I will never forget him. ” . “
The restaurant posted a photo of diners toasting Cobb days after learning the news.
“A toast to the man,” read the headline, showing a framed picture of Cobb sitting on the bar.
Cobb made multiple appearances on Good Day Orlando with FOX 35’s David Martin, who says Cobb is “a special treat every time.”
Part of Git-N-Messy’s appeal was to have it at a Citgo gas station on the corner of Aloma Ave. and Hall Road began. The food was so popular that it was often sold out several hours before closing time. The grill shop is now located in the Red-Eye Sports Tavern in Winter Springs.
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According to the Orlando Sentinel, Cobb died of a motorcycle accident Thursday at the intersection of 434 State Road and Hayes Road in Winter Springs. He was 34 years old.
Chuck leaves behind a wife and four children. A GoFundMe page was set up to help the family with funeral expenses.
“If you had the pleasure to know him, you have loved him. His amazing award-winning BBQ, his stupidity and his infectious smile. Any amount helps,” read the fundraiser.
You can donate HERE.