Gaucho Gridiron

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  • Creating Meaningful Events with the Power of Ambiance

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

  • A Word from Chad ~ April 2016

    Spring is here and with it, the bounty of produce and seafood. Some of our team just returned from the International Seafood Show in Boston, which happens to be the 2nd largest seafood show in the world. Every part of the globe is represented. It was an incredible trip and a great city to visit. […]

  • Wicked Oyster Stew Recipe

    Oysters have taken the spotlight on our menus this month, and while we are lucky to live in the Pacific Northwest and enjoy them year round, El Gaucho Bellevue Executive Chef Sarah Scott has created a delicious Oyster Stew that we’ve been savoring. You can also watch Chef Sarah in action this weekend at Taste […]

  • Meet Stephanie Keyt, El Gaucho Tacoma’s General Manager

    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 […]

  • Baked Oysters with Coastal Cheddar Cheese and Bacon

    We might be biased, but one of the best reasons we love living in the Pacific Northwest is local oysters! While we enjoy them year-round, oysters take the spotlight on our menus in March – our chefs have created two fabulous preparations in addition to the classics we already offer on our menu. If you […]

  • 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 […]