Mr. Tapia began his career in the foodservice industry in 1972 as a truck driver. In 1978 he was promoted to a sales position in which he worked to become the top sales executive for Vicente Arranaga Foodservice. In 1980, he bought his own restaurant called Casa Gamino and after 27 years of proprietorship he sold it to his long time manager. Mr. Tapia is active in the daily purchasing activities of the company. His lines include: dairy, canned tomatoes, groceries, cooking bases, and spices. He has negotiated many contracts and block buys for our accounts and continues to be the cornerstone of Tapia Brothers Co.