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Jaime Pesaque

For world-renowned Peruvian Chef Jaime Pesaque “cocina en evolución” is the key to his success and reputation as one of the top chefs in Peru. He called his work as evolution cuisine, always changing with the seasons, new techniques and inspiration.

As executive chef and owner of trendy Mayta Restaurante Bar in Lima and Dubai. Pesaque combines contemporary culinary techniques with fresh market produce, ingredients and spices, transforming simple dishes into sophisticated and savoury culinary creations.

Chef Pesaque’s interest in cuisine began as a child, largely influenced by his Greek grandfather who taught him the... READ MORE

For world-renowned Peruvian Chef Jaime Pesaque “cocina en evolución” is the key to his success and reputation as one of the top chefs in Peru. He called his work as evolution cuisine, always changing with the seasons, new techniques and inspiration.

As executive chef and owner of trendy Mayta Restaurante Bar in Lima and Dubai. Pesaque combines contemporary culinary techniques with fresh market produce, ingredients and spices, transforming simple dishes into sophisticated and savoury culinary creations.

Chef Pesaque’s interest in cuisine began as a child, largely influenced by his Greek grandfather who taught him the fundamentals of traditional cuisine and encouraged his passion. Pesaque studied culinary arts at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in Lima and then travelled to Europe achieving his Masters in cuisine from the Italian Culinary Institute For Foreigners (ICIF). He remained in Europe and apprenticed at several Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy and Spain.

But his South american roots and love for his home country brought him back to Peru, where he perfected his unique style as chef at Al Grano, a new restaurant in Lima at the time. With entrepreneurial spirit and culinary artistry, Pesaque ventured out on his own and opened his signature restaurant Mayta, who is one of the top restaurant in Lima and award for having the best pisco bar in Peru. Influenced by the time he spent in Italy and Spain at the Celler de can Roca restaurant with 3 michelin stars. Chef Pesaque transforms Peruvian dishes from simple to delectable dishes, incorporating local and exotic ingredients like, Peruvian peppers, spices, herbs and umami flavors.

Chef Pesaque’s latest venture is a popular restaurant he just opened in Oslo called Piscoteket, that owned for best innovative and best restaurant 2014 of Norway. Pesaque is also head chef and partner at Suviche, a top ceviche restaurant in Miami, Pacifico in Milan and Nuna in Punta del este.

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