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  • Spring Valley Vineyard


    “The more I have learned about wine … the more I have realized that it weaves in with human history from its very beginning, as few, if any, other products do. Textiles, pottery, bread … there are other elements of daily use that we can also trace back to the Stone Age. Yet wine alone […]

  • Wes Hood: Executive Chef at AQUA by El Gaucho

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    “No matter how much one learns about food…there is always so much more to learn,” says Wes, Executive Chef at AQUA. “I have been continually inspired by the people, the chaotic-urgency of the dinner rush, the sights and smells of fresh ingredients, and the ways that cuisine can be artfully displayed.” Wes’ passion for food […]

  • Sivi Mennen: AQUA by El Gaucho General Manager


    “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle’s poignant observation is Sivi’s favorite quote. Known for her drive, as well as being a fair and honest person, anyone who knows Sivi Mennen would not be surprised that this is how she approaches work and life every day. […]

  • Taylor Shellfish


    What does it take to produce the fattest, juiciest bivalves around? We asked the best in the business, Taylor Shellfish, who has been farming oysters for five generations, to explain. Chad Mackay, El Gaucho Hospitality President, is committed to sourcing the best products in the world for guests to enjoy. When it comes to seafood, […]

  • Argyle Winery: Wine of the Month


    What image comes to mind when you hear “Argyle?” Socks, maybe a sweater? The various colored, diamond pattern is quite discernable, and can be traced back to the tartan of a Scottish clan. Without a doubt, the classic pattern has withstood the test of time. When famed Australian winemaker Brian Croser and Texan Rollin Soles […]

  • Eydfinn Tausen of Olympic Seafoods


    Supplier Highlight: Meet Eydfinn Tausen with Olympic Seafoods Sourcing the very best ingredients is one of the hallmarks of our company and one of the most important aspects of our business. We place a priority on finding the best, and are always thrilled when we find exceptional natural sources in our own backyard. Here in […]