Gaston Acurio

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Birthday
30, 1967
Birthplace
Peru
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Peru

About

Notable for his contributions to the development of a type of Peruvian cuisine known as Cocina Novoandina, this world-famous chef opened the Astrid & Gaston restaurant chain with his wife and also created specialty establishments that focused on Italian-influenced food, hamburgers, and chocolate.

Before Fame

He received his culinary training at the famous Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France.

Trivia

He hosted a television cooking show called La Aventura Culinaria.

Family Life

He and his wife, Astrid, raised daughters named Ivalu and Kiara. Years earlier, he and his four sisters grew up in Lima, Peru, as the children of Jesusa Jaramillo Razuri and Accion Popular party politician Gaston Acurio Velarde.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of Italian celebrity chef Nadia Santini.