Washington, D.C. (January 25, 2021)—Today, the Job Creators Network (JCN) names Carlos Gazitua, owner of Sergio’s Family Restaurants in Florida, as the Small Business Owner of the Year. Sergio’s, a family-owned business, has served high quality Cuban-American food since 1975 and has grown to thirteen locations.
Alfredo Ortiz, JCN President and CEO, released the following statement:
I’m so pleased to recognize Carlos Gazitua as the Job Creators Network Small Business Owner of the Year. The past year has been tough for small businesses and Carlos stepped-up to help the community and advocate on behalf of Main Street. After utilizing the Paycheck Protection Program, Sergio’s Family Restaurant was able to adapt to keep patrons and staff safe, as well as provide thousands of free meals to first responders, healthcare workers and others in need. Carlos and his actions during the pandemic deserve our admiration.