Ernesto Martinez left his home in Mexico City for the Napa Valley at age 16. After spending a few nights sleeping on park benches, he found work as a dishwasher at Brava Terrace. By 2003, he was working as a sous chef at the Culinary Institute of…

Pedro DeLuna and his oldest son Jesus DeLuna came to the United States from Colonia Modelo, Fresnillo, Zacatecas in Mexico as a part of the Bracero program in the 1940’s. They brought their families here in 1960’s, after which Pedro DeLuna,…