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Beef & Liberty for All since 1953

  • El Gaucho and AQUA Launch Spring Menu

    Even if it doesn’t feel like it quite yet here in the Pacific Northwest, spring has sprung in the kitchens at El Gaucho! Our culinary team has been hard at work preparing seasonal delights to brighten up our menus and welcome the new season with open arms.  Starting April 4th, El Gaucho and AQUA menus […]

  • Meet Noel Romero, El Gaucho Tacoma General Manager

    If there’s one word to sum up Noel Romero, it might be “sweet.” Known for his love of key lime pie and bourbon cake with salted caramel ice cream, he not only has a sweet tooth, but fully admits he’s also known for being “the nice guy.” “I am sometimes annoyingly happy to the point […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ April 2017

    At nine years old, my youngest son dreams of becoming an engineer. He loves to design and build everything from Legos, Lego Robotics, metal 3D models, and anything else he can get his hands on. I asked a friend who just happens to be a rocket scientist if he could help with Owen’s interest. He […]

  • Espresso Martini by El Gaucho

    Espresso Martini by El Gaucho Make it at home, or stop in and let El Gaucho Seattle bartender Jason Bosshart whip you up an Espresso Martini. Watch our video and see how it’s done! video by Zach Dunn

  • Meet Gillian Duff, El Gaucho Portland General Manager

    We usually present our blog features in story form but because this month’s employee spotlight is a former journalist herself, we thought we would turn the tables and put Gillian Duff, El Gaucho Portland’s newest General Manager, in the interview chair. What is your full name?  Do you have a nickname/what do coworkers call you? […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ March 2017

    "I’m never going to work in a restaurant again!" I remember telling my dad that over 25 years ago after our family restaurant in Issaquah was flooded for a second time in three years from the Issaquah Creek. I had no intention of following in my father’s footsteps, so I went to college and graduated […]

  • Employee Spotlight – Meet Anak “Oka” Indra

    “Tat Tvam Asi” is taught to every Balinese child. “I am you, you are me,” or “Whatever I do to you, I do to me.” This philosophy has influenced Oka and his approach to every aspect of his life, including as a server at El Gaucho Seattle, since 2007. Oka hails from a small village […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ February 2017

    2017 is going to be a year of new opportunities for our guests and our company to #CelebrateMore. As I mentioned last month, we are working on several new projects that will bring the El Gaucho experience to some new places and include some new faces. I am excited to share the news that we […]

  • Employee Spotlight: Lee Rousseau, Inn at El Gaucho host

    There was nothing special about the day that Lee Rousseau decided to walk into T.J. Maxx in downtown Seattle last spring. “I love going there to find inspiration for decorating,” she said, and an impromptu visit to the store was just that.  Little did she know it would lead her on a journey to inspire […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ January 2017

    Happy New Year! This last year has flown by, full of great events and milestones for our company, including celebrating 20 years of El Gaucho. With your help, we were able to raise $130k for USO-Northwest to build Camp Lewis Hospitality Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, which is slated to open in February. The new […]