Wendy Mendoza Garcia

Culinary Associate

what is your professional background?
Cuál es su experiencia profesional?

I am currently a nursing student at the University of St. Thomas.

What does your typical workday at NATIFS involve?
Qué implica tu jornada laboral típica en NATIFS?

My day to day at work changes throughout the year since I am also a full time college student. So I’m the summer I am able to work more. I’ve worked and continue to work on different things such as recipe development, being a part of the nixtamal team, helping others around with meals or prep work, and very recently I started teaching a class on Fridays to teach people how to work with our masa to make their own homemade fresh tortillas.

When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Cuando eras niño, ¿qué querías ser de mayor?

When I was a child I wanted to be a doctor, a nurse, or a teacher.
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