Special Occasions

El Gaucho Events

Off-Site Catering • Private Dining • Weddings • Corporate Events

  • The rituals you find inside our four walls can be created for you – wherever you are. Experience the exceptional food and personalized service that is the El Gaucho hallmark, in your selected location or setting. It’s an honor for us to celebrate with our guests in their homes or anywhere around the world. El Gaucho Events can also provide exclusive access to a variety of unique sites and experiences. We revel in celebrating life!


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Contact your nearest Event Director for more information.

  • AQUA by El Gaucho | Carly McGovern | 206.956.8171 | Email
    El Gaucho Bellevue | Whitney Twede | 425.455.2742 | Email
    El Gaucho Portland | Kate Arvidson | 971.544.2700 | Email

  • El Gaucho Seattle | Pamela Rockwell | 206.267.5510 | Email
    El Gaucho Tacoma | Merica Ocsan | 253.272.4424 | Email

El Gaucho Events

Whether you are celebrating a birthday, wedding, anniversary, holiday party, charity event, cocktail reception, corporate retreat or client appreciation dinner, our culinary team will prepare a custom menu to fit your event, prepared onsite using our Wood Stone Josper Grills. The signature El Gaucho attentive service is provided by experienced staff from our restaurants. In addition, we offer full concierge-style service for your entire event needs from concept to execution.

Our events team has hosted celebrations from Alaska, to southern Oregon. We are also a preferred caterer at many area venues. Whether you’re expecting 20 guests or 600, the El Gaucho Events team will ensure that each celebration is truly exceptional.

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Make memories here! We revel in celebrating the pivotal moments of our guests’ lives and working with every unique couple to create the wedding of their dreams. Whether you choose the elegant surroundings in one of our private dining rooms, buying out the entire restaurant, or our events team bringing the experience to your special venue, we provide everything you need for that special day.

We are proud to be included in the VisitSeattle.org Marry Me in Seattle program, as well as listed in the GSBA Guide and Directory.

Make The Inn at El Gaucho a part of your celebration. When you reserve all 17 rooms at the Inn, you will receive a free suite for the couple, as well as complimentary breakfast each morning and nightly wine tasting.

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Mind Your Manners

A Lesson in Dining and How to Present Yourself in the Modern World

The way we behave and treat others has a profound effect on the world around us. Our fine dining classes are intended to provide inspiration and techniques to bring back some of the refinement of prior generations, updated for today’s fast-paced lives.

If you are interested in booking a group class, please contact an Event Director for more information.

  • Business and Corporate Team Building

    In today’s rather casual work atmosphere, it is far too easy to get lost in the crowd. Etiquette gives you the tools you need to stand out and get ahead in business. With charm, manners, and elegance, you will be able to navigate a meal and conversation with confidence.
    4 Courses

  • Dine for Success in Social Settings

    While some social norms may change over time, the basic rules of etiquette stay the same. It’s never too early or too late to learn lessons in social graces and how to adapt to the modern world. Knowing and practicing proper business, social, dining, and online manners give us all the confidence to enjoy personal interactions in a wide variety of settings.
    4 Courses

  • Youth

    Adults often forget how difficult it is to navigate an ever-changing world as a young man or woman. Young adults will gain a solid foundation in strong social skills, good manners, basic etiquette, respect, eye contact and more. We will even dive into modern manners with social media, email, and cell phones. Give your child the advantage by developing confidence to help them succeed!
    3 Courses