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#FGRFamily Spotlight | Tommy Cortez

April 19, 2019

#FGRFamily Spotlight | Tommy Cortez

Where are you from?

Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico

How long have you been with Fifth Group?

10 years 

What is your favorite part about being part of the Fifth Group family?

The great team and working environment!

When you’re not working, what do you love to do?

When I’m not at El Taco, you can usually find me spending time with my family.

Where in ATL do you live?

Virginia-Highland

Any favorite spots in your neighborhood?

Definitely Piedmont Park

What’s your favorite Fifth Group Restaurants dish?

The shrimp and grits at South City Kitchen and pappardelle at Ecco Midtown are two of my favorites.

Favorite type of music?

Mana – that’s rock in Spanish

What’s your favorite thing about Atlanta?

I love all the festivals, especially around this time of year. There’s always something fun to do!

 Favorite celebrity chef?

Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay and Aaron Sanchez

What are three adjectives that best describe you?

Responsible, committed, and cheerful

Who inspires you most in your career?

My mother

If you could invite one person, living or dead to dinner at a Fifth Group Restaurant, where would you take them and why?

I haven’t seen my mother in 12 years so it would definitely be her, and I’d take her to South City Kitchen Vinings for some good southern food.