Business | Antigua Bread

Antigua Bread is owned and operated by Ernie Perez, Miguel Hernandez, and Dennis Hernandez. is being recognized as a company that has Survived and Thrived. Wells Fargo Bank is the presenting sponsor of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2015 Business Expo and Conference to be held on August 5, 2015 at the Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center.  Antigua Bread and other Latino Business Owners will be honored during the lunchtime program. Here is the ticket information for our August 5, 2015 event.

From their website:
Antigua Bread is owned and operated by Ernie Perez, Miguel Hernandez, and Dennis Hernandez. Originally from Guatemala City, Erika Perez and her brothers Miguel and Dennis grew up in the bakery their grandfather opened in Guatemala circa 1961.

When the three siblings left Guatemala in 1990 as teenagers, they dreamed of opening their own bakery in Los Angeles with their family’s recipes as the menu.

In 2007, 17 years after arriving in the U.S., their dream was finally realized. Miguel, Dennis, Erika, and Erika’s husband Ernie opened the first Antigua Bread on Figueroa Street with the help of their sister Claudia.

Today, just seven years later, the family owns the building for the original Bakery, a second location in El Sereno and a burrito restaurant.

Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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