Gastón Acurio, Peruvian Chef

Peru’s booming gastronomic scene driving growth in tourism, exports and agriculture

Global Platform

In this Global Platform video, Gastón Acurio, Peruvian Chef, talks about the evolution and prospects of Peruvian gastronomy, and its role in driving the economy and the country’s presence on the global stage. A unique blend of various cultures, Peruvian cuisine is finding its place among major cities across the world and has helped to promote the capital city of Lima as a top tourist destination. The growing reputation of Peruvian gastronomy is also driving global demand for Peruvian food products, which are expected to remain integral to the development of the local export industry and small-scale agriculture.