Gen Xer left a job at Apple to open a BBQ restaurant in Mexico City—it made $9 million in sales last year

Growing up in Long Island, New York, Dan Defossey, 44, always thought he would go into politics.

And while Defossey did begin his career working in politics, he eventually became a teacher & Teach For America Corps Member in Texas before landing a job as an educator at Apple in New York.

He was in that position for just over three years, when he was promoted in 2009 to Head of Marketing in Education for Latin America. Defossey relocated to Mexico City.

In 2013, Defossey and his friend and Mexico City-local Roberto Luna were hiking in the city when he turned to Luna and said they should do something

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