Cultural and Travel News Peru

Peruvian food is on its way to Paris

Tuesday February 16, 2016

Peruvian´s most famous chef, Gaston Acurio, is heading to Paris to open a new restaurant. The restauarant is called Manko and is located on Montaigne Avenue, just beside a theater. Customers will experience Peru´s famous gastronomy in an auction hall that boasts a rugged atmosphere.

Acurio declared it a ´´space devoted to leisure that will bring Peruvian rejoicing, fun and sensuality to Paris.´´ Acurio owns 45 restaurants that are located in 11 different countries. As he is considered one of the top-notch chefs in Latin America, it is exciting that he will be taking his famous cuisine to Paris. (more…)

“Hopes are High for COP20 Climate Talks in Lima”

Wednesday December 10, 2014

The first week of COP20 climate talks in Lima concluded as negotiators entered a second and final week of debate this Monday. The event, which has drawn representatives from 195 countries, non-profits, and celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Emma Watson to Peru, began on Dec. 1st and is scheduled to end on Dec. 12th. COP20, which stands for the 20th Conference of the Parties, is a yearly environmental conference that the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has organized since 1995 when it was first hosted in Berlin. (more…)

Gaston Acurio, Peruvian chef awarded by UNESCO

Thursday November 20, 2014

Because of his positive representation of Peru earlier this week, the Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio received two simultaneous recognitions in Paris. He was recently honored by UNESCO and was also presented with a diploma from the world’s largest hospitality institution Le Cordon Bleu.

After receiving the awards, Acurio stated: “I accept this award on behalf of thousands of Peruvians who perform their daily work quietly in order to build this image of Peruvian cooking which is now beginning to be recognized around the world.” (more…)

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