Umaya Chef K.C. Ma Killed in Motorcycle Crash

K.C. Ma
K.C. Ma Photo: Vinoteque

K.C. Ma, the former executive chef at Vinoteque on Melrose, died Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in the Central Valley, an accident that left his wife injured but fortunately alive and recovering, The L.A. Times reports. At the time of his tragic passing, Ma, who worked at Craft, Providence, and Water Grill in the past and was a consultant on a cafe in Hawaiian Gardens, was putting his heart into Umaya, his own ramen restaurant in Cerritos. [LAT]