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Employee of the month

From behind the bar you may hear a friendly voice greet you as soon as you enter Picante. The first time guest is as lucky as a regular guest to be helped by our January Employee of the Month  Oscar Padilla. One of his more pronounced super powers is that he has an absolutely incredible memory for customers’, and their childrens’, names. Because of this he can always spot a first time guest and is equipped with extensive menu knowledge to help them find the perfect dish to order. If you need to find the restroom Oscar won’t just point, he’ll escort you there. And if you can’t find what you need for your to-go order he’ll grab what you need so you can be on your way.

Oscar is also wonderful for us to work with. He communicates well with his team, both the anticipated and immediate needs, for their shift: glassware needing to be stocked, fresh coffee to be made, and making sure the counter is clean for the arrival of the next guest. He is a natural born leader setting an example for others with his consistency and urgency with which he does his work. And if you do catch him on a well-deserved break you’ll probably catch him eating legumbre picadillo tacos with black beans. Thank you, Oscar, for everything that you do for us and our guests!

Sincerely, Jim, Alex, Jessica, Mario and Rosa