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  • Meet Whitney Twede, El Gaucho Bellevue Event’s Director

    CS Lewis said, “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” This quote is a favorite of Whitney Twede and sums up the way that she is constantly striving to grow and learn. “If I’m not challenging myself and growing, then I’m settling for less than who I am designed to […]

  • Kanpai! Say Cheers with Japanese Whisky

    El Gaucho’s sourcing philosophy is to offer the best products the world has to offer. Whisky is no exception, and AQUA and El Gaucho are proud to offer delicious, unique and rare spirits on our menus. Japanese whiskys are a style of their own and becoming increasingly popular. Yes, a country historically associated with rice […]

  • Celebrate Oregon Wine Month With Us!

    “Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” No doubt, Oregon wine has come a long way since the first vines were planted: in 1970, there were five commercial wineries in Oregon and 35 recorded acres of vineyards. Today, there are more than 400 wineries and more than 20,000 […]

  • Side of Springtime Recipe

    Spring to life with us and enjoy all of bounty of spring! AQUA by El Gaucho Chef Wes Hood created this bright and healthy recipe and is excited to share it with you to try at home. This dish will be featured on our menus through June and is a great excuse to stock up on […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ May 2016

    Happy May! With the unbelievable jump to early spring, sunny days and 80 degree weather we’ve been enjoying in the Pacific Northwest, our teams got an early start to dusting off the patio furniture. Both Bellevue and AQUA will have limited outdoor seating starting today so you can take advantage of the sunshine while dining […]

  • El Gaucho Chefs Compete and Our Guests are the Winners!

    Some of the best shows on television right now take place in the kitchen. Cooking shows – especially competition style shows – have become one of the must-watch genres on television today and with good reason. Whether celebrity chefs or novices, the race against the clock to create a perfectly cooked dish, beautifully presented, that […]

  • Meet David Bayley, Inn at El Gaucho Manager

    As Tolkein noted, not all who wander are lost. Avid traveler David Bayley found his way home again in Seattle and as the new manager of the Inn at El Gaucho. Known as Bayley to friends, David was born in Phoenixville, PA and moved to Seattle when he was 8 years old. After graduating from […]

  • Eric Verlinde at El Gaucho Seattle and El Gaucho Bellevue

    Pianist Eric Verlinde has excited audiences worldwide with his energetic and passionate performances. He is in high demand and is constantly performing, refining the sound and creating new music. His different groups create music that is creative, spontaneous, superbly structured and melodic. Currently, he works with Josephine Howell at El Gaucho, The EntreMundos Quarteto (a […]

  • 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. […]