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A Celebration of Peruvian Cuisine

May 24, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

**This event is sold out. To join the waitlist, please call us at (860) 241-6118 or email us at info@ctwac.org.

The World Affairs Council of Connecticut has teamed up with the Consulate General of Peru in Hartford to celebrate the culinary excellence of Peru at the James Beard-nominated Coracora restaurant.

Join us for dinner with the Consul General of Peru in Hartford, Elvis Tuesta, and engage in culinary diplomacy with members of our community over an exquisite selection of traditional Peruvian dishes.

The evening includes a welcome by Consul General Elvis Tuesta, followed by remarks from Deputy Consul General Gonzalo Rivera on Peru’s culinary excellence.

The Details:

When: Wednesday, May 24th at 6:00 PM

Where: Coracora Restaurant | 162 Shield St. West Hartford

Tickets: $70 | Required | Availability is extremely limited

Tickets available here

The Restaurant

Coracora is a family-owned restaurant, with its owners and head chef hailing from Coracora, Peru.

The restaurant is a nominee and finalist for the James Beard Foundation award for “Outstanding Restaurant,” one of only five in the country.

Chef Macarena Ludena and owner Grecia Ludena have prepared an exclusive menu for our members, showcasing the best dishes of their acclaimed cuisine.

Coracora in the news

Coracora restaurant in West Hartford celebrates James Beard nominationCT Public

Coracora restaurant in West Hartford named ‘gastronomy ambassador’ by Peruvian consulRecord Journal

Governor, State and Local Officials Celebrate Coracora, the West Hartford Restaurant Named a James Beard FinalistWeha.com

The culinary excellence of Peru

Peruvian food recently emerged as one of the most acclaimed cuisines in the world, with its diverse global influences and creative use of local ingredients.

Lima, Peru is considered by many the gastronomic capital of the Americas, with many of its restaurants recognized in the World’s 50 Best in the last decade.

Read more about Peruvian Cuisine here.

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