Chesterfield mom learns English through her job: 'I feel important'

Dayanna Vasquez leads the kitchen at Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe on Stone Village Way in Chesterfield County. The Chesterfield mother was hired at the Midlothian eatery four years ago as a prep cook but has since been promoted to kitchen manager. However, a few years ago, simply talking to her customers and coworkers was challenging.

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