Directed by Jesus Maria Santos
There is an unprecedented phenomenon happening in Peru today. Cuisine, something so ordinary in any other countries, has turned into an engine for change. A machine that creates producers, chefs, entrepreneurs, restaurants and consumers. Today, over 80,000 young people have chosen to study gastronomy instead of playing soccer. Culinarians Ferran Adriá, (of elBulli fame) the world’s most prestigious chef, from Catalonia, and Gastón Acurio, Latin America’s most influential chef, from Peru, as we discover the social phenomena of Peruvian gastronomy, where cuisine became an amazing asset for social development for the population. They embark on a journey to explore the roots of the splendor of Peruvian cuisine and its potential to transform lives.Exquisitely photographed in the PERU SABE is the result of this journey; an exciting testimony to the way in which Peruvian cuisine has found a perfect recipe for spurring social and economic development.Indeed, this is part of a growing movement throughout Latin America, where gastronomy is becoming one of the region’s most important assets.
Producer: María José Cussianovich
Cinematographer: María José Cussianovich, Juan Manuel Linares, Arturo Távara
Editor: Eduardo Arriagada, Roberto Benavides
Music: Lucho Quequezana
Featuring: Gaston Acurio, Ferran Adrià