Marcos J. Leon

Title: Co-Owner
Company: Mexicano Grille
Location: Hewitt, Texas, United States

Marcos Leon, Co-Owner at Mexicano Grille, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in restaurant management.

Mr. Leon was born in Jalisco, Mexico and grew up in a family of 14 siblings. From an early age, he was steeped in the culinary business as his family owned and operated multiple restaurants, and he opened his first restaurant at the age of 22. Currently, he co-owns and operates two Mexicano Grilles in Hewitt, Texas and Jarrell, Texas with his brother, Jose, and his siblings also operate restaurants throughout the state. Mr. Leon infuses Mexicano Grille with cuisine and furnishings with the cultural influence of Jalisco, with handcrafted imported booths, tables and chairs and artwork reflecting the Mexican highlands. Dishes traditional to Jalisco appear on the menu alongside Tex-Mex favorites.

Apart from his restaurants, Mr. Leon also owns a construction company, M&L Construction, which he opened in 2019. He attributes his success to his parents for educating him and instilling in him the importance of courage, faith and respect for others. In coming years, Mr. Leon hopes to expand the businesses and grow them at a faster rate, and intends to franchise his restaurants.


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