Rodrigo Comeketo, head chef

About the Owner

Rodrigo Souza is an authentic, natural entrepreneur. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Rodrigo immigrated to the US in September 2001 at the age of 18. Having little knowledge of the English language, Rodrigo enrolled in high school in Hudson Ma. to learn English. His early days in the US he found his passion for food & hospitality business. He began his career at Vinny Testa's as a roller guy preparing silverware for guest and quickly advanced to the front of the house to become a server. His entrepreneurial nature kicked in and he opened his first Comeketo restaurant in Leominster in 2009. Within five years, he moved to a larger location(in 2014) which he later renovated to become a full-service Brazilian Steakhouse in 2018. During his career, Rodrigo has served the US Army for 3 years and devoted many hours to his local community. Rodrigo is a very optimistic, creative & positive person who has his eyes set on bigger and greater goals to achieve. He attributes his work ethic and positive nature to his continued growth as a businessman and individual. Currently a member of the board of Massachusetts Restaurant Association