Flavors of Mexico
What motivates your company?
Our passion for our culture, the flavors of our country are what motivates Patria Cocina. We want to bring those flavors to Atlanta by creating classic dishes in an up to date form while still having the authentic Mexican flavor we all know and love. Our family and our traditions keep Patria Cocina motivated to create a space of unity and educational space to those who want to know more about the Mexican culture.
Tell us about your location.
We are located in Grant Park inside a new shopping center called The Beacon. We are the only Mexican owned shop in the entire shopping center. The Beltline is walking distance to Patria Cocina.
Tell us a bit about your customers.
We have a diverse customer base every day of the week. We especially cater to families as we are a family run business and offer a kid’s menu and provide plenty of highchairs for all our small guests.
Share the history of your company.
Patria Cocina was started with a dream of providing Mexican food through our vision. We are a first-generation Mexican family and value our cooking. Through memories and talking to our moms, we are able to create food that repress both them and us.
How are you involved with your customers and community?
Patria Cocina donates to a variety of charities in the community weather its via check donations, gift cards, and/or food donations. We also have a special place for teachers/educators and every Wednesday we give 15% off to ALL educators. Additionally, we create events to educate the community about Mexico by hosting events such as: Sabores de Oaxaca, Mezcal on the Patio, Dia de los Muertos, and Navidades con Mariachi among others. Educating and changing peoples’ perspective of what Mexico or what is Mexican food is the what we love to do.
Tell us about your employees.
We would not be here without our employees! They all play a vital role in making Patria Cocina succeed. Our kitchen staff is the absolute best and most of them have been with us since day one. We love to listen to their feedback and ways we can improve as a small company. Our bar and serving staff always go above and beyond to make sure that everyone who walks through our doors get treated like family.
What makes you excited to work here?
Patria Cocina is such a warm environment to work for bringing Mexican culture to Atlanta in the form of food drinks and events. At Patria we offer featured cocktails that change weekly and it keeps customers and servers on our toes. Having special events which include new menus are always fun to see and delicious to taste.
What do you like about your community and location?
We love that this community is continuing to grow and expand. The Beacon where we are located has tenants of different backgrounds and most are small family business. There are no corporations and our neighbors are just like us and trying to make their dream come true.
How do you embody Authentic Georgia?
By bringing our authentic selves and culture to Georgia. The love we feel for our community and the representation we bring to the restaurant industry is how we embody Authentic Georgia.
What makes Georgia so special and unique?
We feel that Georgia is special to us because it is where we started our journey. It is the state that we decided to embark to and create Patria Cocina. Even though, we are not native to Georgia, it is know our home where we are running a business and raising