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  • How To Create A Successful Table Setting for Your Event

    For nearly twenty years, El Gaucho has been creating experiences for our guests’ most important and personal moments. Our team of experts has gathered a list of the most common questions received, and compiled a series of articles targeting every facet of the event planning process to help you plan a successful event. By: Kate […]

  • Meet Kate Arvidson, El Gaucho Portland’s Event Director

    “When you stop doing things for fun you might as well be dead,” a quote from Ernest Hemingway, is advice Kate was given early in life and she took it to heart. She was immediately drawn to hospitality and after attending the University of Puget Sound, where she studied Art History, she put her art […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ March 2016

    March is one of my favorite months – not only is it when both my boys and I celebrate our birthdays, but it also means spring is here with its promise of renewal and longer, sunny days!  To top it off, it’s also Washington Wine month. Be sure to join us to kick off Taste […]

  • Aww, Shucks! Oysters Take the Spotlight on our Menus in March

    “If life is like a box of chocolates, then heaven is an oyster” In the late 1600s Jonathan Swift called the man who first ate an oyster “bold,” but by then people had been eating them for centuries. Archaeologists have found mounds of oyster shells, known as middens, dating back to 6950BC. Thanks to clean […]

  • Pan Roasted Citrus Lobster with Miso Sauce Recipe

    Enjoy Maine lobster with us for the month of February, with two delicious preparations from our chefs. El Gaucho Portland Executive Chef Steve Cain shares his Pan Roasted Citrus Lobster recipe – a decadent entrée with a pound and a half of Maine lobster served with a bright and lively citrus miso sauce which perfectly […]

  • How To Plan For Business Entertaining Success

    Events play an integral part in our lives. Professionally, a well planned and executed event can raise and refine a company’s profile, add significantly to its coffers, and contribute to the community. Events can also enhance our personal lives through celebrating life’s momentous occasions, making memories to last a lifetime. For nearly twenty years, El […]

  • Brandied Lobster Truffle Mac and Cheese

    Lobster. Truffles. Cheese. Brandy. Need we say more? If you are looking for the ultimate winter comfort food, this is for you! El Gaucho Bellevue Executive Chef Sarah Scott created this decadent dish for “The Maine Event” we are offering on our menus for the month of February, so if you don’t feel up to […]

  • Meet Carly McGovern, AQUA by El Gaucho Event Director

    “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” Coined by Mother Teresa, this has become Carly’s favorite quote and mantra. As AQUA by El Gaucho’s Event Director, she is able to infuse love into every event she touches, with the goal to create memorable moments and happy guests, […]

  • A Word From Chad ~ February 2016

    The next couple of months are packed full of great celebrations and events. With Valentine’s Day falling on Sunday this year, that gives us all extra time to dazzle a special someone. We still have reservations available for the weekend, but don’t wait too long. If you’re looking for something a little extra, join us […]

  • Join us in February for The “Maine” Event

    El Gaucho and AQUA highlight Maine lobster “Lobsters fall in love and mate for life. You can actually see old lobster couples walking around the tank, holding claws.” Phoebe Buffay in “Friends” Of the 30-odd types of clawed lobsters worldwide, Atlantic Lobsters, or Homarus americanus (literally, “American Lobster”), are found along the Atlantic coast from […]