Goya Foods | Our American Dream

The Goya Foods brand is a staple in the Latin community. Today it's the largest, Hispanic-owned food company in the world.

From $200 to a trucking empire | Our American Dream

Samuel Cruz, 44, left El Salvador at the age of 19 with $200 in his pocket and a dream. When he arrived to New York, Sam knew he had to work. He was expecting his first child and had to provide.

Fine Peruvian cuisine in Montclair | Our American Dream

Juan Placencia grew up in the kitchen. Born in Lima, Peru, he emigrated to the United States with his family at the age of one and half. Juan's family arrived in New Jersey 30 years ago. Over the years, they ran three smaller restaurants.