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A mix of traditional Mexican and modern cuisine



We are a group of enthusiastic people who love what we do. We are a professional company that can become your new place to work. We are a family-oriented company that would like to have great leaders just like you. We are always looking for people who smile and whose main objective is to give the best customer se



We have a team of experienced and knowledgeable people in the food industry. Our chefs prepare each dish with original and unique recipes of Mexican food. Our waiters and waitresses are friendly and with the sole purpose of serving you and making your time at XCLUSIVE TAQUERIA MODERNA an unforgettable experience.


Manny Velasco

Executive Chef


Chef Manny Velasco was chef at Savannah Chop House. With major staying power, he has been at the top through ten years and five executive chefs. Manny’s enthusiasm and seemingly endless energy are a requirement for his busy work life. In addition to his full time position at Savannah, Manny works a complete morning shift as executive chef running the brand new Xclusive Taqueria Moderna.


Manny is devoted to running the back of the house.  Manny is passionate about making sure the food and the cooks are ready to go. Since the age of seventeen he has worked all around Orange County, from Marie Calender’s to the Montage. Manny loves working at Xclusive Taqueria Moderna and makes sure that he puts his touch on every plate that goes out.

Eddie Rivera

Executive Chef


Eddie Rivera is one of the 2 Chef/Partners owners of XCLUSIVE TAQUERIA MODERNA. Chef with 20 years experience (National Chef and administrator for Rubys Restaurant. Family man, full of love for food and people.

“My Dream is to own a restaurant with a culinary team, doing what we love for people that will fall in love at first bite”.



We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Would you like to be part of our team?