I created a business on behalf of my parents and their culture
They were born in Argentina.
I actually was born here in L A when I was little, my whole family
would always have lots of get togethers.
My mom would always cook.
I would always be in the kitchen, savoring all the Argentine
meals that she would prepare for us.
I love cooking traditional dishes, but giving a little spin
I'm glad everyone enjoys it.
My name is Janet and I'm the owner of we've all heard.
But in every city, there are Latino chefs who proudly wrap
their culture in the kitchen.
We hit the street to find them and tell their story.
This is so in grew because of the pandemic.
Our business that we have was shut down.
We didn't have anything, we didn't know what to do.
We have two young kids, my husband and I so we created something
that comes from my family to just give something to people
that we find so special.
Our food truck also offers, it's a shortbread cookie.
It melts in your mouth and it's stuffed with and we have a very
popular messy palmer, messy Palmer because from Argentina
comes the wonderful, there's so much love that goes into it
and is seeing the reaction that people have when they eat and
Hi, guys, I keep going down the map of Latin America and I landed
today at Empanadas chi, I'm gonna try their empanadas with
and of course the fabulous spinach and cheese.
Do you want beef or cheese?
Are you having an epiphany?
Yeah, I don't think I've ever had a, it's this good.
We have a round two.
Which is the, should we do a cheer?
My employees are my family and friends.
That's who forms empanadas.
Obviously, lots of onions is the secret.
It's just paprika, some cumin, some white pepper and some
And you have yourself the perfect.
I hope that my customers experience a flavor bomb.
The vanilla is delicious.