GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Without much warning these two cooks Abraham Vasquez and Cesar Aguilar lost their jobs.
“I feel bad for this to happen,” said Aguilar.
Aguilar and Vasquez worked together for almost 20 years at a well-known steakhouse and banquet hall called Orange County Mining Company — until the coronavirus spread, forcing the state to temporarily close restaurants.
“Most of my old coworkers are still job-hunting,” said Vasquez.
The family men say they were laid-off in March. They spent about a week looking for jobs until one of their former managers connected them to a Garden