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Gaston for President? Only if Other Candidate is a ‘Future Dictator’

Gaston for President? Only if Other Candidate is a ‘Future Dictator’

Celebrity chef Gaston Acurio said this week he would only run for president in 2016 if a “criminal” or “future dictator” was about to be elected head of state, Canal N reported. Acurio, considered one of the most influential businessmen in Peru, has so far ruled out running for office […]

by · December 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Politics
Chefs promote sustainable cooking at COP20

Chefs promote sustainable cooking at COP20

By Paula Dupraz-Dobias As negotiations at the United Nations climate change summit run into their last stretch after nearly two weeks of deliberations, top world leaders took a brief pit stop to savor food prepared sustainably, by two of the country’s top chefs. Gaston Acurio, world-renown for elevating the country’s […]

Mistura Attendance Down from 2013

Mistura Attendance Down from 2013

The annual Mistura food festival sold 321,000 tickets this year, a decline of 15% from 2013, as organizers blame road works for the lower attendance. The Peruvian Gastronomy Society, or APEGA, said that the 10 day festival held in Lima’s Magdalena del Mar district attracted a total of 420,000 people, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Business
Lima’s Mistura Culinary Fair Gets Going

Lima’s Mistura Culinary Fair Gets Going

Latin America’s biggest food festival opened its doors to the public on Friday, bringing together chefs, restaurant owners, farmers and everyone else in the food business from across Peru and other parts of the world. The 10-day annual event, known as Mistura, is being held along the Costa Verde beach in Lima’s […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Agro, Business