Jorge Cueva

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Born (1974-02-06) February 6, 1974 (age 50)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Other namesMr. Tempo
  • Entrepreneur
  • Restaurateur

Jorge Cueva (born February 6, 1974), also known as Mr. Tempo, is a Mexican entrepreneur and restauranteur.[1][2]

Early life

Jorge Cueva was born on February 6, 1974 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. At the age of 18, he moved along with his father from Jalisco to California, United States.[3]


In 1991, Cueva moved to Tacoma, Washington, where he worked as a dishwasher, and then as a waiter at a Seattle, WA restaurant for a few years.[4][5]

After working in various American restaurants for some years, he opened his first restaurant, Mucho Loco, in Washington, DC.[6][7]

In 2014, he opened Tempo Cantina in Brea, California. Later, over the next three years, he opened two more restaurants in Anaheim and Downey. In 2017, he opened the King & Queen Cantina restaurant in San Diego.[8][9]

In the media



  1. "Mr. Tempo plots growth with Mexican fusion concept". Restaurant Hospitality. 2019-09-04. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  2. Hatfield, Simon (2020-03-03). "Meet Jorge Cueva aka Mr. Tempo". California Herald. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  3. Wrapper, The (2020-03-05). "How Jorge Cueva aka Mr. Tempo Went From Dishwasher to Restaurant Owner". Medium. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  4. Stories, Local. "Meet Jorge Cueva of Mr. Tempo in Metro Los Angeles - Voyage LA Magazine | LA City Guide". Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  5. "From Dishwasher to Restaurant Owner, How Jorge Cueva aka Mr. Tempo Started His Restaurant Empire | News Break". News Break Los Angeles, CA. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  6. "From Dishwasher to Restaurant Owner, How Jorge Cueva aka Mr. Tempo Started His Restaurant Empire". Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  7. "How Jorge Cueva aka Mr. Tempo Built a Restaurant Empire From Nothing". Seekers Time. 2020-03-03. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  8. Stories, Local. "Meet Jorge Cueva of King and Queen Cantina in Little Italy Town". SDVoyager - San Diego. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  9. "Mr. Tempo Opens New King & Queen Cantina Location in Valle De Guadalupe, Mexico". 2019-10-16. Retrieved 2020-08-08.

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