The History of Del Norte


Authentic Texas ranchers doing what they love, starting with seasonally home grown vegetables, fruits and meats and producing a scrumptious end product.

Chef Chris Garcia is bringing his considerable and varied experience in the food industry and showcasing his talents at Del Norte Tacos and Del Norte Catering…  A foodie’s dream comes true…..

A little background on our new featured chef…

Chris Garcia calls Houston home, but every summer as a child, he sat in his beloved grandmother’s kitchen in South Texas learning all the family secrets from mesquite smoked chicken to the exclusive chocolate… he has vast experience from years at Pappas Seafood Kitchen, the Houstonian, to Marriott Westchase as the head Sous chef. Studied under Executive chef Tim Keating at the Four Seasons and then moved with him to Austin to increase business at The Oasis on Lake Travis. Most recently helped open the Grove with Executive Chef Robert del Grande and Executive Chef Ryan Pera. Moving on, Chef Chris and his wife Mary moved to Johnson County to open their own operation, Del Norte Tacos and Del Norte Catering. They are located in a 1927 Gas Station in Godley, Tx.

With many job experiences, passion for great food and family, Chef Chris most enjoys fishing, hanging out with family and grilling.