Two cooks, still in their youth, meet in Paris. She is German, he is Peruvian. They fall in love and begin dreaming of their own restaurant. He convinces her to go with him to Peru to make the dream come true. It is 1993 and the dominanceof French haute cuisine, still present, strongly influences many cooks and diners around the world. It is in this context, in July 1994, that Astrid&Gastón wasborn in Lima, Peru.