John Angel Arbaiza
General Manager, La Casita Nationals Park
John is general manager of La Casita Nationals Park of La Casita Inc. He is a DC native and began his extensive restaurant experience with his family at parent’s grocery store in Adams Morgan. He worked his way through all positions at the family restaurants El Gavilan, El Paso Café & Chapala Restaurant as busser, server, bartender & event/ fundraising coordinator. He has over 10 years’ experience in marketing, music promotion and event planning. He is also involved extensively the Long Branch community where he lives as vice-president of Long Branch business league and co-founded the Artists Solidarity Foundation a non-profit organization committed to the advancement and exposure of local singers, artists and actors.