John is the founder of Birrieria Zaragoza. In 2002, his love for birria motivated him to drop everything and travel to his birthplace in La Barca, Jalisco, Mexico for the purpose of learning how to make the birria he currently serves at Birrieria Zaragoza.
In 2007, he and his family officially opened Birrieria Zaragoza, which is coming up on it’s 14th year anniversary on October 12, 2021.
Awards & Press
- James Beard Award