Julio Armenta production chef San Diego State University
Julio Armenta, production chef, San Diego State University

The Creation of a Mexican Classic with a Touch of Southern California

FM: Where did the idea for Mexican Brownies come from?

JA: About 15 years ago, we were thumbing through our catering department’s statements of service (a document with all the food information costs, clients, locations, dates, etc.) to plan our work week. We found that we were catering for a group associated with M.E.C.H.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil, Chicano de Aztlan, which translates to the Chicano Student Movement of Aztlan).

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