Imagine your mother telling you that you were going to move to a new country to start over and create a new life, but you could only take two bags. Then imagine having to also make room in your bag for your mother’s empanadas maker!
For this third generation Columbian entrepreneur, she was faced with such a dilemma 12 years ago. Even though she already had her Bachelors Degree in Engineering, she wasn’t sure how her family was going to start over. It was her mother’s dream to start her own business in America making empanadas, flaky hand-held crusts stuffed with meats, spices, cheeses, and potatoes, but many know how hard it is to start any business from the ground up, no less a restaurant.