Currently, there are over 80,000 youngsters enrolled in culinary classes across Peru - a dynamic that's unique to the region. Acurio himself has been a part of this gastronomic revolution.
The chef has single-handledly been responsible for elevating Peruvian food to haute cuisine and having it recognized by UNESCO World Heritage. His restaurant Astrid & Gastón currently ranks 35th on the prestigious World's 50 Best Restaurants list, which is sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.
Perú Sabe was previously screen at the Berlinale earlier this year. Check out a preview of the film below.
STAY TUNED: Find out where Astrid & Gastón will rank in the 2013 World's 50 Best Restaurants award ceremony to be held in London on April 19th. Watch it live on FDL so you don't miss a single moment of the action.
WATCH: An Interview With Gastón Acurio, Peruvian Food Hero
Garum is an ancient ingredient that had been broadly overlooked for hundreds of years before it gained popularity in New Nordic cuisine. Kiki Aranita takes a deep dive into the world of this oft-forgotten fermented flavour-booster.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.