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A Sacramento Restaurateur with Passion, Creativity and Determination

Written for Señor Ernesto Delgado

Early Memories

Ernesto Delgado’s lifelong love of the flavors of México and the magic that occurs when food and fire are combined began as a small boy living in Atacheo, located in the state of Michoacán.

The afternoon sun is golden, and dust glitters in the light as it floats up behind the footsteps of the man working to harvest the corn. The man’s son is only four years old. He has observed his father working hard every day on the Milpa..

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Mayahuel’s Manager, Francisco Medina

Written for Señor Ernesto Delgado

 

The moment you meet Francisco Medina, you feel as if you’ve been warmed by the Sun.

If we are very fortunate, on a few occasions in our lives we’ll get to meet individuals who exude warmth, sincerity and good will to the extent it feels like they are surrounded by light. Francisco Medina is one of these rare people.

Growing Up

He grew up in Tecuala, a town in the State of Nayarit, Mexico. The youngest of seven children, he felt treasured by..

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The Life and Passion of a Restaurateur

Written for Señor Ernesto Delgado

 

Ernesto Delgado’s lifelong love of fine cuisine began on a hot, dry summer day in Atacheo, México….

The afternoon sun is golden, and dust glitters in the light as it floats up behind the footsteps of the man working to harvest the corn. The man’s son is only four years old. He has observed his father working hard every day on the Milpa (small agricultural farm), growing tomatoes, strawberries and corn to sell to eager buyers. As part of the..

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