Gaucho Gridiron

Beef & Liberty for All since 1953

  • Meet the Chef: Margarito Moreno, Executive Chef, El Gaucho Bellevue

    El Gaucho Bellevue executive chef, Margarito Moreno, says that he seeks to learn something new every day. After 14 years in the kitchen at El Gaucho Bellevue, Margarito is ready to lead and teach, while continuing to grow in his own career. Margarito grew up in Netzahualcoyotl, Mexico and learned to cook from his mother […]

  • Fire & Vine Hospitality’s Custom Blend Whiskey Has Arrived

    The Fire & Vine Hospitality spirits syndicate is always looking for something truly special to bring to our guests. In 2016, the team traveled to Kentucky as part of the Makers Mark Select program to create a custom barrel for our collection of restaurants. After selling through the previous barrel, the Makers Mark team created […]

  • Meet Terianne Broyles, El Gaucho Tacoma General Manager

    Terianne Broyles’ favorite Maya Angelou quote perfectly describes her approach to life and her hospitality career. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” As the new General Manager of El Gaucho Tacoma, she looks forward to ensuring […]

  • The El Gaucho Portland Cigar Lounge

    “If I cannot drink bourbon and smoke cigars in heaven than I shall not go.”  ~ Mark Twain Welcome to a little slice of heaven in downtown Portland.  The El Gaucho Cigar Lounge sets the standard for a full-service dining experience. Sit back and relax while our professional and expertly trained staff recommend the perfect […]

  • Meet Kevin Benner, AQUA by El Gaucho Executive Chef

    It has been said that meaningful work is a tremendous happiness and the new executive chef at AQUA by El Gaucho derives and shares that each day with his team and guests. Kevin Benner grew up in Bellingham, WA and his culinary journey began the summer after he graduated from high school. “I was searching […]

  • Introducing Fire & Vine Rosé

    We are celebrating the arrival of long sunny days with the release of a new summer sipper.  Fire & Vine Rosé is now available by the glass, bottle or retail at each of our Fire & Vine Hospitality locations.  The 2017 blend of California Chenin Blanc with a touch of Syrah was selected for its […]

  • Meet Stephanie Mulein, General Manager, El Gaucho Seattle

    Stephanie admits she’s been a planner her entire life. “The most poignant advice I ever got was from my dad,” recalls Stephanie, who once told her, “Being a planner is great, so long as you know that life rarely goes according to plan.” Born and raised in Tacoma, her plan was to be a gymnast […]

  • El Gaucho Spring Menus Feature Mark Ryan Winery

    Mark Ryan McNeilly founded Mark Ryan Winery in 1999 with the goal of making the best wines in Washington State. Largely self-taught, Mark honed the craft of winemaking through rigorous study and the welcomed advice of some of the area’s most experienced producers. In the early years the winery was transient. The first vintages of […]

  • El Gaucho Portland Travels to Mexico for Craft Tequila

    The makers of Herradura Tequila say “There are no shortcuts to greatness” so the El Gaucho Portland spirits team took the long way to select an exclusive double aged barrel of Reposado Herradura.  Brian Bower and Brendon Trautman traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico and then journeyed on to the Herradura hacienda distillery in Jalisco where they […]