Garces owns eight restaurants in Philadelphia: Amada, Tinto, Distrito, Rosa Blanca, Village Whiskey, Garces Trading Company, JG Domestic, Volver and Buena Onda. He also owns three restaurants in Atlantic City, NJ at the Revel Hotel and Casino, they include Amada - Atlantic City, Village Whiskey - Atlantic City and Distrito Cantina. Distrito Cantina includes a reproduction of the Gaupos Taco truck inside the Revel Hotel. He also operates additional locations in Scottsdale, AZ with Distrito - Scottsdale, a continuation of his award winning Distrito restaurant brand, and Old Town Whiskey in the Sagauro Hotel. And in California the Tinto - Palm Springs and El Jefe Bar brings Garces coast to coast. He also serves as Executive Chef for Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago in partnership with Sage Restaurant Group. For his work at these restaurants, he was named best chef, Mid-Atlantic region by the James Beard Foundation. Garces opened Rural Society, a contemporary Argentine steakhouse, in Washington DC. Rural Society has a second location in Chicago, IL.