Imelda Garcia

Gorditas Zacatecanas (Algiers Pulga)
2105 Behrman Highway
New Orleans, LA 70114

Originally from Zacatecas, Imelda Garcia is the matriarch of Gorditas Zacatecanas, a family-owned food establishment that features seventeen types of gordita fillings. In Mexico, Garcia operated a hamburger stand, which is where she learned to operate a successful food business.

*

Originaria de Zacatecas, Imelda Garcia es la matriarca de Gorditas Zacatecanas, un establecimiento familiar de comida que ofrece diecisiete tipos de rellenos de gorditas. En México, Garcia operó un puesto de hamburguesas, que es donde aprendió a manejar un negocio exitoso de alimentos.

Date of interview:

June 16, 2017

Interviewer:

Sarah Fouts & Fernando Lopez

Photographer:

Fernando Lopez