Jimmy Maldonado

Your name and where you’re (originally) from?

My name is Jimmy Maldonado. Born and raised in Encinitas.

Name of business/company that you work for, or own?

Blacktop Restaurant Group

How long you’ve been working / how’d you get started?

I’ve worked with the co-owners to some capacity for the past 4 years. I officially started full time with Blacktop a year ago.

Best part about your job?

Everyday is an exciting and different challenge. Abundance of creativity on a daily basis. Big things on the horizon!

Interesting fact about yourself?

I have 4 generations of family living in Encinitas. I’m 3rd generation.

Favorite local place to eat?

Fish 101 and Blue Ribbon

Why do you enjoy being a part of a cowork environment (at BLOC)?

I love the different professions of all the people in the BLOC cowork space. It’s laid back and everyone is really nice. Plus the ocean is across the street!