Dear Deann — It is January 1, 2021

Deann said that learning everything will take a long time, and I would have to be patient with myself. She said that from her perspective, even though I was not yet up to speed with the menus and on the restaurant's systems, the guests were benefitting from my presence in the dining room — because of my conscientious nature, honesty, and heart.

Gentle Never-ending Pressure

Ruminations from the second year of Zing Train... "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." Viktor E. Frankl This time last year I remember being more tired, or at least having that feeling of exhaustion… Continue reading Gentle Never-ending Pressure

Abuelita Soy Tu Nieto

It's the last day of 2014 and Chef Rick has just finished checking out the restaurant before our winter break. The chefs and cooks are tired but satisfied. They changed the Xoco menu every month with a menu inspired by either a region of Mexico or point of Mexican culture. The special dishes of 2014… Continue reading Abuelita Soy Tu Nieto