Where born: Pagosa Junction, Colo.
Family: Husband, Louie, and three sons and one daughter.
Education: High school graduate.
Primary products: Restaurant cuisine: Mexican, mesquite-broiled steaks and seafood.
Primary market: Wasatch Front.
Number of employees: 16 full and part time.
Annual sales: $300,000.
First "real" job: Waitress.
Management style: Hands-on. Teamwork by everyone involved in the business.
Strategy for success: Customer and service-oriented. Consistency. High standards for food and service for faithful customers.
A memorable failure: Didn't pursue more education beyond high school.
Heroes: Joyce Bunding - "she was my inspiration to get into the restaurant business. My family - for their support."
Leisure time and hobbies: "If I have any leisure time, it would be to watch one movie uninterrupted."
Favorite book and movie: "Co-Dependent No More" and "Thorn-birds."