Founder, Merengue Group
Founder of Merengue Restaurant (1994), Co-founder of Vejigantes Restaurant (2012). Merengue has been for over 20 years the Prime Dominican Restaurant, visited by Celebrities, Politicians and Community Leaders. Experienced Catering Service, Event Planning and Event Coordinator has been Awarded Best Of Boston, ZagatRating, Business of The Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Business Excellence By Nuestra Comunidad CDC. Merengue and Vejigantes has been featured by Boston Magazine, Improper Bostonian, Commonwealth Magazine, El Planeta, El Mundo Newspaper, The BostonGlobe. Chef appearances Neighborhood Kitchens (WGBH), Zip Trips (Fox 25 Boston), Phantom Gourmet, Univision Boston and manyothers. Married to Nivia Pina, Co-Owner. We has been chosen for four years on the road as The Most Powerful 100 Latinos in Boston by El Planeta also has been part of the Board of Directors of Several Community Organizations. Well known Community Leaders, Nivia also teaches at The Margarita Muñiz School.