Six-year-old reaches goal of working at Mesa Grande Taqueria in Auburn

When graduating kindergartners at Casey Park Elementary School ceremony held up signs saying what they want to do when they grow up, Kaiden Zmarthie’s sign said he wanted to work at Mesa Grande Taqueria.

Fast forward a couple months and Kaiden, 6, worked for a short time Friday afternoon at the restaurant’s Auburn location with his big brother, Tyler Wilkinson, who has been employed there for around two years.

Jim Daddabbo, managing partner for the restaurant, said that once he heard a student wanted to work there, he wanted to bring them in to help them reach their dream a little early, even before he found out the child was the little brother of an employee.

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