Cuisine: Salvadorean

Location: Los Angeles, CA 





Vchos (vee-chos) Noun plural of vcho a slang word used in central America meaning young people actually spelled bichos.

Chef Wendy is an El Salvador native. In El Salvador, she mastered the traditional cooking of Central America. Wendy arrived in Los Angeles by way of numerous restaurants in Las Vegas convincing her that L.A. would be most conducive to her country’s traditional food with a modern twist. Since her move to L.A. Chef Wendy has not only been filling the gap in the market, but translating her country’s traditional flavors into the mainstream the VCHOS (young people) in Los Angeles are used to.

Chef Wendy Centeno

Wendy Centeno is a Salvadoran restaurateur and food trucks owner. Centeno is the owner of 2 Vchos food trucks and Vchos Pupuseria Moderna, a Salvadoran takeout Restaurant Inside the Blvd market food hall in Montebello, California. Over 10 years of serving, Vchos was one of the 1st food trucks bringing Salvadoran street food on wheels all over Los Angeles, also the pioneers of the new generation of Salvadoran food with a twist.