Argentine celebrity chef who is known for specializing in Patagonian food and traditional Patagonian barbecuing techniques. He is most recognized for his appearance in the Netflix original series Chef's Table as well as several other international cooking programs.
His first experience as a chef was cooking on a boat for tourists on Lake Nahuel Huapi in Patagonia in 1970. He co-managed his first restaurant at twenty and in 1983 he opened his first restaurant on Honduras street in Palermo.
He is also a published author and wrote his first book La Cocina al Instante in 1984.
He was born and raised in Acassuso, Argentina. In April of 2016, he married Vania Chimeno. He has six children.