Chef Gustavo

Chef Gustavo

Verified chef

 (26 reviews)

As owner and executive chef of the lively and eclectic Rumba Cafe in Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan district for 20 years, Chef Gustavo has a deep love and appreciation for Latin American cuisine. He brings international inspiration from his travels through Latin America, France, Spain and the Caribbean. Chef Gustavo studied at the prestigious L'Academie de Cuisine and is available to teach cooking classes in both English and Spanish.

Cooking Classes


Reviews Guests Left For Chef Gustavo

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Philip
10 Jun 2024
Excellent! We loved it. So educational and fun and friendly. We will come again!
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Rita
07 Apr 2024
The experience with the chef was amazing. Very friendly knowledgeable, professional and overall great! We could not ask for better experience. Really felt like we traveled to Peru.
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Brian
02 Apr 2024
Chef Gustavo was incredibly thorough and thoughtful throughout the experience. He guided us through all the dishes seamlessly and brought so much energy to the evening.
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Ana
24 Feb 2024
Great time the food was delicious. Chef tooks through Argentina history about "happy cow's" 🐄🐂
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Katelyn
19 Feb 2024
Chef Gustavo was INCREDIBLE. I highly recommend taking a class with him. He was so personable, friendly and truly made you feel like family! I learned so much about Peruvian cuisine and I’m so glad that I got a chance to take his class!
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Kate
17 Feb 2024
Chef Gustavo was fabulous, sharing stories and history of the food as we learned techniques and recipes to make classic and delicious dishes. A intimate setting provided for a chance to make some new friends and have a good time. Thank you!
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Filiz
21 Dec 2023
This was the first time we attended an experience like this. It was amazing. I would recommend every person but especially couples to take this class. Such a nice person and what a chef, sharing his experience. We just loved it. Thank you Chef Gustavo. We will be back soon🙏
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Cisco
10 Dec 2023
An amazing experience. Felt like cooking with family rather than a large class. Will definitely book again!
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Andrea
01 Dec 2023
Chef Gustavo cooked with heart and he shared with us some really great tips and such a great simple filling menu. Would do it again in a heartbeat!
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Kaja
23 Sep 2023
It was a lovely and informative evening