In many ways, the story of Gloria’s embodies the American dream. Jose and Gloria Fuentes came to America from El Salvador to escape years of civil war and unrest. After meeting in Houston, they relocated to Dallas to work in a small Salvadorian restaurant owned by Gloria’s sister. A little over a year later, Gloria’s sister decided to give up the restaurant. However, despite having no previous experience running a restaurant, the entrepreneurial spirit and love of the culinary craft could not be contained and something very special happened.