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The La Familia Cortez Team

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Much of our growth and success is attributed to the longevity of our loyal and dedicated Team Members. If you are looking to be a part of the La Famila Cortez team, apply today!

Mission Statement:

We glorify God by honoring the vision of our founders, valuing family, preserving our culture, and offering a world class experience.

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Pedro & Cruz Cortez

Pedro & Cruz Cortez

In 1941, Pedro and Cruz Cortez opened a little three-table cafe for early-rising farmers and workers at San Antonio’s Mercado. Seventy-five years later Mi Tierra Cafe is a world-famous landmark - the place hometown regulars and hungry tourists go for authentic Mexican food and a warm Texas welcome. Pedro’s and Cruz’s children and grandchildren continue the family tradition of good food and big-hearted hospitality at Mi Tierra, which now seats over 500 and is still located in Market Square, El Mercado.

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