Gaston Acurio

Known as the name of who put Peruvian cuisine on the world map, Gaston Acurio is also the architect of the popularity of Peruvian cultures

with products like quinoa and ceviche. Although he had initially studied law, Gaston Acurio opened his own restaurant ’Astrid & Gastón Peru in Lima with his wife Astrid in 1994. Today, he has more than 34 restaurants with Peruvian cuisine concept in 11 countries.