President, Sergio's Family Restaurants
Carlos Gazitua is President and CEO of Sergio’s Restaurants and creator of Sergio’s Cuban Café in South Florida. With six restaurants and three fast casual locations, Sergio’s has over 650 employees. The robust growth of Sergio’s in South Florida marks him as a Hispanic minority leader in the hospitality industry.
Gazitua’s entrepreneurship has led him to great success. In 2012 he created La Flaca™ brand, which promotes healthy cooking alternatives for Cuban food. The La Flaca™ menu has transformed the way people eat Latin and Cuban cuisine in South Florida. Sergio’s earned an award from the Florida Department of Health in 2016 as the first certified restaurant to take part in the Healthy Happens Here Initiative in Miami-Dade County.