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Experience the world-renowned and award-winning cuisine of Peru at El Gordo Eatery. Recognized for its authentic Peruvian dishes, delicious rotisserie chicken, and famous savory green sauce, this chic Peruvian eatery chain has been at the heart of its community since it first opened its doors in 1996.

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TRAINED WITH HEART AND THE BEST RECIPES

CHEF JOSE FLORES

Jose Flores is the Executive Head Chef of El Gordo. He started working for El Gordo in 2004 as a humble dishwasher, and worked his way up through the years to an apprentice and then Head Chef. Trained by “Abuela,” the family matriarch, he was equipped with the secrets to the family recipes and instilled with the values that represent the El Gordo brand.

Jose Flores is the Executive Head Chef of El Gordo. He started working for El Gordo in 2004 as a humble dishwasher, and worked his way up through the years to an apprentice and then Head Chef. Trained by “Abuela,” the family matriarch, he was equipped with the secrets to the family recipes and instilled with the values that represent the El Gordo brand.

CHEF ROQUE RIVERA

Roque Rivera is Head Chef of El Gordo Passaic. “Don Roque” has been a Peruvian Chef since his early twenties, He migrated into the U.S in the early 80s and began his culinary career at some of the most popular Peruvian restaurants in New Jersey. Since joining the El Gordo family, Don Roque continues to add his signature flavor and attention to detail to each carefully crafted dish.

Roque Rivera is Head Chef of El Gordo Passaic. “Don Roque” has been a Peruvian Chef since his early twenties, He migrated into the U.S in the early 80s and began his culinary career at some of the most popular Peruvian restaurants in New Jersey. Since joining the El Gordo family, Don Roque continues to add his signature flavor and attention to detail to each carefully crafted dish.

Meet the Family serving the best Pollo a la Brasa since 1996.

Our mission is to provide authentic Peruvian cuisine served in a cozy and chic, atmosphere. Our unique family recipes provide raving foodies with a taste of our culture and family history, which have been the cornerstone of our business for more than 20 years.
Our distinct gastronomy includes the original flavors of our homeland, instantly transporting you back to our Peru with just one bite. Our homegrown recipes are ingrained in each one of our savory dishes.
No matter where in the world you’re coming from, when you walk into El Gordo, you will feel a taste of home. Pull up a chair, grab a chicha morada, and let’s dig in.

Meet the Family serving the best Pollo a la Brasa since 1996.

Our mission is to provide authentic Peruvian cuisine served in a cozy and chic, atmosphere. Our unique family recipes provide raving foodies with a taste of our culture and family history, which have been the cornerstone of our business for more than 20 years.
Our distinct gastronomy includes the original flavors of our homeland, instantly transporting you back to our Peru with just one bite. Our homegrown recipes are ingrained in each one of our savory dishes.
No matter where in the world you’re coming from, when you walk into El Gordo, you will feel a taste of home. Pull up a chair, grab a chicha morada, and let’s dig in.