Jon Carlos Rangel – Owner
Luke Schneider - General Manager
Jon wanted to be a sportswriter in college but the restaurant opportunity presented itself and he couldn’t pass up.
-La Margarita Fountain Square Opened in 2011.
Luke discovered La Margarita when it was at 96th St. and Meridian.
Played in a band: Stereo Deluxe - https://www.facebook.com/stereodeluxeband/
Started as a server and eventually worked his way into the General Manager role.
Agave Program (Tequila and Mezcal)
-Craft beer menu from the start in 2011.
-Looking for an honest product.
-Willing to embrace change.
- Hate mail from those who didn’t like the change.
How do you continue to stay relevant 6 years later?
Cheese is King!
La Margarita Mobile Truck
-How did that come about?
Expansion to the CCIC (Circle City Industrial Complex)
Convivial Community Bar – More bar focused. Family Friendly.
-Windsor Park Neighborhood
-2400 Sq./Ft. layout.
PinVault – 1st Friday and 3rd Saturday above the Murphy Arts Center
6th Annual - PinBall Classic – November 4th
IFPA – https://www.ifpapinball.com/scs/rules/
Pinball Renaissance occurring as we speak.
Local Pinball joints – Tappers and Centerpoint
18th Street Brewery – How did that relationship start?