About Mama Chita's
Our restaurant endearingly embraces the nickname of Tom’s mother, grandmother and great grandmother–Mama Chita. Tom’s mother was the pioneer of Santo Tomas. She spent her life bringing Santo Tomas to life and dreamt of the day it would reach its true potential.
Come and enjoy a fusion of traditional Mexican, American (hamburger, etc), cowboy steak, brisket, traditional carne asada and amazingly fresh seafood.
The owner/chef- Quiñones & Rosie. He was trained from bottom-up. He started with washing dishes at a restaurant in Tucson, then became assistant to the chef, then started cooking himself.
He recently had a restaurant in Caborca that was traditional Mexican food and has had other small eateries. He speaks English and Spanish. His original profession was as an engineer. He worked in the gold mines for a number of years, saving up money and then started in the restaurant industry.