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Josef Centeno created the baco sandwich

Josef Centeno created the baco sandwich.

2015 RH 25: Josef Centeno Group

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Headquarters: Los Angeles

Units: 4

Key personnel: Josef Centeno, chef/owner

• Bäco Mercat (a neighborhood restaurant with a seasonal menu heavily influenced by eastern Mediterranean, Spanish and North African cuisines)
• Bar Amá (named after Centeno’s great-grandmother, Bar Amá is an homage to the Tex-Mex (with a twist) cooking tha

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