Carlos Santana wowed a crowd of media and VIPs at the official launch party for Maria Maria La Cantina in Austin, Texas. The restaurant is a creative collaboration between culinary partner Roberto Santibañez and the legendary musician. Carlos greeted fans and explained why food and Maria Maria is so important to him. "Like music, food is a passion of mine and I am thrilled to bring that passion to Austin as well as create jobs through my restaurant," he said. The Austin opening marked the fourth Maria Maria location, with restaurants already in Walnut Creek, Calif., Mill Valley, Calif., and Tempe, Ariz.