Grill Master Diaz hosts summer mixer in East Bay

John BBQ

Board Member John Diaz hosted a summer mixer at his home in the East Bay. It was at this BBQ that the legendary potato salad recipe first emerged. Photo by Yumi Wilson.

Nathan Olivarez-Giles,  Region 8 Liaison,  hanging out in the sun with Álvaro Vargas. Photo by Vanessa Castañeda.

Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Region 8 liaison to the board, hung out in the sun with Álvaro Vargas. Photo by Vanessa Castañeda.

Vanessa Castañeda, board of directors treasurer, and Claudia Cruz, board of directors secretary,  wait for the chicken to finish grilling.  That's Grillmaster John Diaz in the back.  Photo by Joe Vasquez

Vanessa Castañeda, board of directors treasurer, and Claudia Cruz, board of directors secretary, wait for the chicken to finish grilling. That’s Grillmaster John Diaz in the back. Photo by Joe Vasquez

The Diaz family as photographed by Vanessa Castañeda‎ during the summer of 2013.

The Diaz family as photographed by Vanessa Castañeda‎ during the summer of 2013.