Carmen Rocha

 

 

Age: 77

 

Summary: longtime waitress at El Cholo Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles, California who was credited with introducing the city to nachos, the now-ubiquitous appetizer of tortilla chips, cheese, and jalapeno peppers.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: October 6, 1931

 

Died: October 9, 2008

 

Location: Los Angeles, California