Shane Finkelstein is a former magazine publisher and restaurateur, acclaimed author, and festival producer who has lived in New Orleans since 2000. He is the founder and producer of popular New Orleans food competitions, Top Taco and Food Fight, and coordinator of Fat City’s Cinco de Mayo Fest. In 2023, he looks forward to adding the beloved beer festival, NOLA on Tap, to the Yeah You Right Events roster.
Oscar Chimal was born in Mexico and earned his chops in the service industry under the tutelage of Oceana Group before finding a home for his mother’s recipes at Los Jefes Grill in Metairie. The Fat City restaurant has grown into one of the most popular locations in the neighborhood since its opening in 2016. Their popular Cinco de Mayo Fest outgrew its confines in front of the restaurant before expanding to Fat City Park in 2021. As a competitor in Top Taco, Los Jefes consistently won People’s Choice Awards for Top Taco and Top Margarita. Oscar is also an active member of the Jefferson Community Foundation.