Argentina for export

Got a yen for a vast steak, a Malbec with altitude or some fare with Argentine flair? ¡Si! Are you currently in Buenos Aires or any other part of Argentina? ¡No!

Diego Jacquet ph Malevo Group

Well, all is not lost, not yet. Wherever you are in the world, there’s probably an Argentine cooking up a storm or cracking open up a bottle of something special from Mendoza right under your nose. Check out our guide to Argentina’s food and drink experts who are making their mark globally.

Buenos Aires born and Patagonia raised, Diego Jacquet is part of the generation of Argentine cooks whose ambition was to gain experience in Europe during the 1990s. That hard work paid off when Diego opened his first enterprise Casa Malevo in 2010. With a robust CV that includes apprenticing with Francis Mallmann at Cholila, forming part of the team at New York’s Aquavit and executive chef at London’s The Trafalgar boutique hotel, Diego says: “I always dreamed of working in Europe when I was younger but as I lost vision in my left eye when I was 14, it always took me a bit longer to get things done.”

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