Hispanic Heritage Month Food and Culture ft. Saul

November 3, 2022

Each month the Food and Culture program will be celebrating and featuring members from the SSU community who are part of a cultural or underrepresented group. Saul was recognized during Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn more: 

What department are you from?

Culinary Services


From what culture is your heritage?



What does being part of this culture mean to you?

It’s an honor and a privilege to be part of this culture. This is giving me the opportunity to show a little bit of me, in representation of my culture!


How do you represent your culture at SSU?

With passion and respect


What is your favorite dish?

Tostadas de beef tinga with all the toppings


How is this favorite dish related to your heritage?

Most of the states in Mexico are very familiar with this amazing dish, and that’s how my mom makes it.


The recipe for Tostadas de Beef Tinga:

Top round beef, julienne yellow onions, chipotle peppers, Roma tomatoes, corn tostadas, sour cream, shredded lettuce, queso fresco, and fresh green salsa