Team Captain-Kocina

Team Captain KocinA: Carolina Escobar, JP Murcia & Matthijs Gerritsen

Carolina Escobar was born and raised in Mexico. She learned the traditional art of food culture at a young age. Her knowledge and experience started working at a taco truck in California. Now with her husband Hector they owned “Captain Ponchos” taco truck. Captain Ponchos was born in 2009, bringing the best of Mexican cuisine to the triangle area. Carolina and Hector would like to welcome you to their new location at Southern Village 708 West Market Street, Chapel Hill and are open from 11am to 9pm Monday thru Sunday.

JP Murcia was born in Cali, Colombia with Spanish descent, the owner/operator of this family-run food truck immigrated to the United States in 1991 and soon followed a successful culinary career in  New York City. Chef J.P Murcia moved to North Carolina in 2007 to make a fresh start as The Executive Chef for a major local university, J.P and his long time partner, Kelly, decided to bring the taste of his homeland with dishes that have an artistic and local spin.

2501 Blue Ridge Road Suite G190 Raleigh, NC 27607, Truck: 919.906.6216, Restaurant: 984.200.4289 kocinafoodtruck@gmail.com