quÉ bacano PRODUCTS

Following the successful opening of Que Bacano's Food Cart, Colombian cuisine is becoming some of the most desired at the Mercado and is catching on in Portland. This business brings an open-air production kitchen right in the heart of the Mercado public market hall, and will featured Colombian baked goods like almojabanas, arepas, empandas and more, geared to the wholesale market with a retail counter open daily. 

meet the owners

Wife and husband, Karen Castaneda and Andres Felipe Perez, natives of Cali, Colombia, have been part of the development of the Mercado since 2013.  Que Bacano Products is an expansion of their ongoing desire to bring Colombian culture to Portland, Oregon.  

about

country of origin cali, colombia

living in portland for  4 years

significance of name  "quÉ bacano" is colombian slang used to describe something as cool, hip, or radical

likes about Portland  the culture, all the nature

interests music, specifically salsa and meeting with other colombians/latinos to dance

goals for business building a relationship with the community is MOST IMPORTANT TO ANDRES AND KAREN. tHEY PLAN TO INTRODUCE COLOMBIAN HISTORY AND culture TO THE COMMUNITY BY SHARING THEIR AUTHENTIC COLOMBIAN RECIPES AND FOOD. in the future, they would like to open THEIR OWN restaurant. 


Portland Mercado es la oportunidad que nos otros tenemos de crecer. Nos hemos dado conocer poco a poco pero falta mucho camino adelante. Portland Mercado nos está facilitando ese camino, nos está dando conocer, no solamente como negocio, sino como cultura.
— Karen Castañeda, Qué Bacano

sobre

PAÍS DE ORIGEN  CALI, COLOMBIA

VIVIENDO EN PORTLAND4 AÑOS  

SIGNIFICADO DEL NOMBRE  "QUÉ BACANO" ES UNA FRASE Coloquial en COLOMBIA QUE SE USA PARA DESCRIBIR ALGO bueno, GENIAL o positivo.

QUE LE GUSTA DE PORTLAND LA CULTURA, TODA LA NATURALEZA

INTERESES LA MUSICA, ESPECIFICAMENTE LA SALSA, Y REUNIRse CON OTROS COLOMBIANOS/LATINOS PARA BAILAR

METAS PARA SU NEGOCIO   LA CONSTRUCCIÓN DE UNA RELACIÓN CON LA COMUNIDAD ES LO MÁS IMPORTANTE. QUIEREN INTRODUCIR AL PÚBLICO Con SU CULTURA Por MEDIO DE SU COMIDA, Y COMPARTIR HISTORIAS y recetas de colombia CON LA COMUNIDAD. EN EL FUTURO, LES GUSTARIAN ABRIR UN RESTAURANTE. 


contact

PHONE  971-300-1248

email   qbacano@gmail.com

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