Peru’s cook Gastón Acurio opens another restaurant in Chile

Isabel Guerra

Peruvian cook Gastón Acurio arrived in Chile to open his restaurant T’anta (a quechua word that means “bread”), the first massive, family restaurant of his chain.

Located on Boulevard del Parque Arauco, it will compete with a dozen of international restaurants, and has a menu that includes Peruvian empanadas, causa, lomo saltado and more than 60 desserts.

This new restaurant, together with La Mar and Astrid y Gaston, represents a joint investment of around US$ 5 million.

Acurio did not rule out the opening of new restaurants in Santiago and regions, but said “we will take our good own time.”

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