The executive chef is Lino Gonzalez. Lino and his wife Frances Cueto have created a modern and upscale environment at 1517 18th Street in Bakersfield, CA. Their Latin American dishes are created with only fresh products and catering for events is available. At Centro 18 they takes reservations, accept Walk-Ins, good for groups, good for kids, and offer take out. Friday and Saturday nights they have live music.