Artist Minute – Roberto Cortez, Visual Artist and Restaurant Owner

October 13, 2020

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.


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Roberto Cortez, Visual Artist and Restaurant Owner

ASADA is a Latin American fusion restaurant located on Wade Hampton Boulevard. It is a culinary experience that is inspired by the rich diversity of Latin American cuisine, and always driven by innovation. At ASADA, food, like music and art, are the keys to better understanding different cultures and serves as an universal language.

Owner Roberto Cortez is also a self-taught artist and his bright, abstract paintings can be seen throughout the restaurant.