Here’s another beautiful video from the Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio and the team at Astrid y Gaston in Lima who this year celebrate their 20th Anniversary.
The video flies through some of the restaurants classic dishes as the beautiful yellows, greens, purples, orange and greens of Peru are artfully presented on the plate.
This is 2 minutes shows off the height of Peruvian cuisine. Dishes that are masterfully plated, beautifully crafted and, most importantly, dishes that offer an expression of Peru with every bite. The clips are taken from the new documentary Finding Gaston which follows Acurio and documents the work he is doing with Peruvian cuisine. (more on Finding Gaston)
Astrid y Gaston, which opened back in 1994, relocated earlier this year to a 300-year-old colonial building in Lima’s Miraflores district. The restaurant sits at 14 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and in 1st position on Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants List.