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  • A Word from Chad ~ November 2016

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    Now that fall has arrived, we finally get a chance to put our two boys to work, and they’ve been earning money raking the leaves that are piling up around our neighborhood. We have also come to a major milestone for El Gaucho – 20 years in Seattle! As part of our 20th anniversary, our […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ October 2016

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    My family and I just returned back from a trip to Tucson where I attended the Annual Certified Angus Beef® (CAB) Conference. I’ve always come back with great information, a new connection, and at least one great idea to bring back to the team. This year was no exception. I had the opportunity to listen […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ September 2016

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    Where’d summer go? It’s hard to believe it’s already September, but believe it or not, our boys are itching to go back to school (and so are we!). The seasonal transition this year for us means menu changes and updates, as well as focusing on celebrating 20 years of being part of our community. As […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ August 2016

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    Cheers to the arrival of the Northwest’s perfect summer weather! The blue skies and sunshine showed up a bit later this year than usual – luckily just in time for some of our favorite summer events. AQUA’s Hootenanny is the waterfront party of the year and is coming up this Saturday, August 6th. Soak up […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ July 2016

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    Summer is officially here and we have some great things happening: in addition to our 20th anniversary celebrations, we launch our Iconic menu experience this month, and our new summer menu includes dishes highlighting local, organic produce. We are also building a patio for El Gaucho Seattle, the deck is in full swing at AQUA, […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ June 2016

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    Oh how time flies! Twenty years ago construction began on a restaurant in Belltown, on the site of the former Sailors of the Pacific Union hall. El Gaucho founder and my dad, Paul Mackay’s vision to bring back El Gaucho was finally being reborn. In those days, Belltown wasn’t the upscale condo-living neighborhood that it […]

  • Eric Verlinde at El Gaucho Seattle

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    Pianist Eric Verlinde has excited audiences worldwide with his energetic and passionate performances. He is in high demand and is constantly performing, refining the sound and creating new music. His different groups create music that is creative, spontaneous, superbly structured and melodic. Currently, he works with Josephine Howell at El Gaucho, The EntreMundos Quarteto (a […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ April 2016

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    Spring is here and with it, the bounty of produce and seafood. Some of our team just returned from the International Seafood Show in Boston, which happens to be the 2nd largest seafood show in the world. Every part of the globe is represented. It was an incredible trip and a great city to visit. […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ November 2015

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    One night last week we had what I call an epic fail at our house. My boys have been looking forward to this for some time, had completed all of their homework, cleaned their room, and I made a special trip to pick “it” up. No, I’m not talking about a puppy (that’s a topic […]