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Rodolfo Valdes was born in El Paso, TX to a family of restauranteurs. From a young age he saw the joy that could be brought to people by a good meal. It was at that point that he decided that a career in the culinary field was his calling. After graduating from high school he moved to Scottsdale, AZ and attended the School of Culinary Arts at the Art Institute. While studying at the Art Institute he traveled to Europe and studied at the world renowned Cordon Bleu in Paris and London.
Currently Chef Rodolfo is the executive chef of the Pan Y Agua Restaurant Group. Staring in 2008 with Crave Kitchen and Bar on Cincinnati Street, the group has grow to three Crave locations as well as Independent Burger and TI:ME at Monticello. At TI:ME the Pan Y Agua group has three restaurant offering that include Stonewood, Malolam and Hillside Coffee and Donuts.
Moving forward, Rodolfo and the Pan Y Agua restaurant group are looking at new Crave Kitchen and Bar locations as well as other locations for Malolam, Independent Burger and Hillside.
 

 
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If you watch TV, there’s a good chance you have seen “Nice Guys” Mike Zuloaga and Alberto Orozco in one of Casa Nissan’s very creative commercials.
Mike is a native El Pasoan who serves as the General Sales Manager for Casa Nissan. He has 20+ years experience in the car business and has spent the last 16 years with Casa Auto Group. He and his team have set numerous local and district sales records, and propelled Casa Nissan to a #1 ranking nationally in Titan Sales. He is a graduate of the Ysleta High School and enjoys building and racing Legends race cars. In 2015, he was a Champion at El Paso Speedway Park.
 
Alberto was born in Juarez but grew up embracing both Mexican and American cultures. He is proudly a border boy! He has been with Casa Auto Group for 12+ years and currently serves as the Advertising Director. Known for his bow ties and flashy outfits, his innovative approach to advertising has helped Casa Nissan reach new records in sales. He developed many of the commercials that he and Mike star in and is always looking for new way to spread the word about Casa Auto Group. He is very active in the community takes great pride in giving back to El Paso whenever he can.    
If Mike or Alberto every owe you any money, or, if you just want to buy a great vehicle from a great group of guys you can trust, you always know where to find them…”Where Montana and Paisano collide!!!”
 
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Carlos Castillo is the Executive Chef at Anson 11, located in the Mills Building downtown.  The Juarez native studied in Lyon, France at L’Institut Paul Bocuse and focused on authentic classic French cuisine under Chef Guy Martin at Le Grand Vefour. Castillo has also worked at Le Petit Nice, a Michelin-starred restaurant of the Passedat luxury hotel in Marseilles. In San Francisco he became chef de cuisine of Flour and Water and a Sous Chef at Michael Mina. He has also been chef at El Paso restaurants Aroma and Crave.
 
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Fungi Mungle is a 4 Time "Best of the Border", and 6 Time "Best of the Best" Award Winning Group. The Original Superheros of Funk straight from Studio 54 have been performing Nationwide since 1996. Playing all your favorite Disco, Funk, Pop, Rock & Dance Hits.

Fungi Mungle has Headlined the Six Flags Fiesta, The Whole Enchilada Fiesta, Ysleta and Texas Street Festivals, University of Texas Minerpalooza, That 70's Party, Mardi Gras El Paso, Fiesta de Las Flores, Gran Fiesta, MCAD Music Under the Stars and Alfresco Friday's, Plaza Classic Film Festival, Bennigan's St. Patrick's Day Bash, Sun Bowl Fan Fiesta, and the Sun Bowl Halftime Show just to name a few. They've shared the stage with KC and the Sunshine Band, The Pointer Sisters, Tower of Power, Donna Summer, The Village People, Sister Sledge, Chicago, Kumbia All Stars, mini KISS, Mr. Jefferson - Sherman Hemsley, Malo, Blue Oyster Cult, David Archuleta, and Zuill Bailey just to name a few.

Fungi Mungle is best known for it's award-winning disco productions which critics and fans alike have described as "ground-breaking," "booty-shakin'", "hilarious," "visually stunning," and "musically powerful."