La Casita is 2017 Business of the Year
The Springville-Mapleton Chamber of from customer Charlie Hesselgesser, Commerce is happy to announce that La who moved from Southern California to Casita is its choice for 2017 Business of Koosharem, Utah, Luis Muzquiz Sr. purchased the Year. the small building at 333 N. Main
Considered one of Utah County’s top in Springville that once housed Siesta Village Mexican food restaurants for nearly four Restaurant, which was operated for decades now, La Casita’s success is built years by the Domingo Rodriquez family. around two main concepts: unique family “I think La Casita became successful recipes perfected with years of fine tuning from the beginning and continued strong and always ensuring that customers feel for 25 years because of my dad’s outgoing like family. personality and the recipes he learned
“We not only want every customer who from his mother,” Luis Muzquiz Jr. said. walks through our door to have outstanding In March 2003, Luis Muzquiz Jr. and Mexican food and a genuine dining experience, wife Katie purchased La Casita, and they but also feel like they are part of have continued to serve the restaurant’s La Casita’s family, tradition and history,” original cuisine for the past 14 years. More said owner Luis Muzquiz Jr. La Casita has importantly, Luis Jr. and Katie continue to become a mainstay in Springville’s dining build La Casita’s generational customer community. The children and grandchildren base. In addition to being honored with of those who dined at La Casita the Springville-Mapleton Chamber of when it first opened in October 1978 are Commerce Business of the Year award, the restaurant’s core customers today. La Casita was recently chosen by readers
La Casita was founded by Luis Muzquiz of the Daily Herald as Utah County’s best Sr. and his wife Luz. They moved to Utah Mexican restaurant. after working as cooks and servers for “Our business philosophy is simple. many years at various Mexican restaurants Our customers are family to us,” Luis in Southern California. With encouragement Muzquiz Jr. said.
Springville’s La Casita Mexican restaurant has been named the Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Business of the Year.