Garcia's Kitchen founder dead at 90

Created: 04/17/2014 6:36 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski,

The founder of an iconic Albuquerque restaurant has passed away.

90-year-old Andrew Garcia, owner and founder of Garcia's Kitchen, died Thursday morning.

Garcia started his career as a traveling salesman before getting into the restarant business.

He opened the first Garcia's Kitchen at 4th and Mountain in 1975.

There are now eight locations throughout the city of Albuquerque.

Andrew Garcia

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