HOUSTON -

A Mexican restaurant is suing a former employee, for stealing recipes.

Torchy's Tacos claims Mario DeJesus who worked as a cook stole their "taco bible" which contained the recipes including their award winning sauces.

Those exact recipes and sauces were then featured at the Texas Taco Company in Baytown where DeJesus worked as a cook.

Torchy's Tacos is suing for unspecified damages and requesting a court block DeJesus and the Texas Taco Company from using it's stolen recipes.

Click here to read the lawsuit.