Chef Maggie Trujillo IFPA Award | 5/23


Aerlume Fact Sheet & Bios | 8/23
Aerlume Opening Announcement | 12/18

El Gaucho

El Gaucho Union Stables Fact Sheet | 8/23
New El Gaucho Location Now Open in Vancouver, WA | 11/11/22
El Gaucho Vancouver Fact Sheet 2022 | Nov. 2022
El Gaucho Marks 25 Years of Reveling and Celebrating Life | 1/10/22
New El Gaucho Seattle Location Opening Thursday, November 5 | 10/26/20
El Gaucho Vancouver Opening Announcement | 2/19

Walla Walla Steak Co. & Crossbuck

Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing Taproom Open in Historic Schoolhouse in Woodinville, WA | 7/22
Woodinville – Walla Walla Steak Co. & Crossbuck Fact Sheet | 7/22
Walla Walla Steak Co. & Crossbuck Fact Sheet | 7/22
Walla Walla Steak Co. & Crossbuck Brewing Unveiled as Anchor Restaurants at MainStreet Property Group’s ‘The Schoolhouse District’ Project in Downtown Woodinville | 1/18
Crossbuck Brewing Wins Silver Medal at Great American Beer Festival | 10/19
Crossbuck Brewing Wins Washington Beer Award | 6/19
Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing Now Open | 10/18
Walla Walla Steak Co. included in 2019 Wine Enthusiast’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants | 6/18

Witness Tree Lounge

Witness Tree Rooftop Lounge to Open in Late 2021 in Hotel Indigo Vancouver WA | 8/12/21

Yellowhawk Resort

Yellowhawk Resort Fact Sheet | July 2022
YH Wines Fact Sheet with Reviews | July 2022
Yellowhawk Resort and Sparkling House Announces 2022 Spring Release Wines | 5/13/22
Revelers Club Announces Expansion of Benefits with New Sip Wine Offering | 3/29/22
Yellowhawk Resort and Sparkling House Receives Best in Class Award | 3/24/22
Basel Cellars Estate Begins Transformation to Yellowhawk Resort and Sparkling House | 6/9


AQUA by El Gaucho
11/15/23 New Day NW
How to create a wow factor at your next celebration

9/14/23 Vacationer Magazine
Seattle: Romantic Weekend Guide for LGBTQ+ Couples

4/1/23 Washington Grown
Who Knew?

7/11/22 Fabulous Washington
Restaurant of the Week: Aerlume Seattle

1/17/22 Only In Your State
12 Bucket List Worthy Restaurants to Try in Washington

2/8/21 The Emerald Palate
Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Seattle for a Perfect Date Night

11/24/20 Fabulous Washington
Fabulous People: Maggie Trujillo

11/16/2020 The Seattle Times
How Seattle Restaurants are Pivoting to Survive a Second Indoor Dining Ban

11/5/2020 The Infatuation
Seattle Restaurants with Tents, Heat Lamps and Fire Pits

2/4/20 USA Today
Shop Around at Seattle’s Sprawling Malls, Charming Centers and Intimate Boutiques

1/14/20 Meetings Today
6 Group-Friendly Culinary Trends in the Pacific Northwest

Luxury Travel Magazine
Rain or Shine, Seattle’s Urban Energy Inspires

10/24/19 Seattle Met
Hot New Seattle Restaurants to Check Out

10/1/19 USA Today
New-on-the-Scene and Perpetually Popular Seattle Restaurants Creating Buzz

9/1/19 Seattle Magazine
The Best New Seattle Restaurants in 2019

9/04/19 Smart Meetings
Site Inspection: New Views for Seattle Meetings

8/30/19 Smart Meetings
How to Eat Your Way Through Seattle Meetings

8/20/19  Seattle Met
Seattle’s Best Private Rooms for Primo Parties

8/19/19 Eat the Real
Dungeness Crab Lettuce Wraps – a Taste of Aerlume with chef Maggie Trujillo

8/1/19 AFAR
AFAR Travel Guide

6/12/19 Eater Seattle
Where to Drink the Best New Cocktails in Seattle

6/1/19 Seattle Met Magazine
Aerlume Brings Destination Dining to the Waterfront

5/23/19 Eater Seattle
13 Restaurants with the Best Views in Seattle

5/1/19 Seattle Magazine
Pike Place’s Aerlume Delights with Views and Seasonal Flavors

4/19/19 Forbes
Taking a Deep Dive into Some of Seattle’s Most Spectacular Seafood Dishes

4/11/19 The Seattle Times
Swanky Aerlume offers great views of Puget Sound and some menu highlights

4/5/19 Dine Magazine
Dining in Seattle

4/2/19 The Seattle Times
Spring 2019 Seattle Restaurant Week: Want bang-for-buck? Here are the 13 best places for overall value

3/28/19 Bellevue Lifestyle
A new Seattle Hotspot: Aerlume

3/14/19 The Seattle Times
Sidle up, Seattle! 3 new high-end restaurants offer delicious, cheap burgers at their bars

3/13/19 Seattle Magazine
Your Seattle Restaurant Questions Answered: Downtown Date Night

3/11/19 Eater Seattle
Where to drink the best new cocktails in Seattle, March 2019

3/6/19 Eater Seattle
The hottest restaurants in Seattle, March 2019

2/23/19 Seattleite
Winter eats + a healthy snacks roundup

2/21/19 The Infatuation
Seattle’s new restaurant openings

2/21/19 Sip Northwest
Recipe: Crab cakes from Seattle’s Aerlume

1/10/19 Eater Seattle
Where to Drink the Best New Cocktails in Seattle, January 2019

1/2/19 Eater Seattle
This Flashy Fine Dining Restaurant Just Opened Near Pike Place Market

1/2/19 Seattle Times
19 new Seattle-area restaurants and bars at the end of another boom year

1/2/19 Seattle Met
Look at All the Restaurants That Opened Over the Holidays

1/2/19 Seattle Magazine
5 Things You Need to Eat and Drink in January 2019

12/19/18 Eat Seattle
New Opening in Pike Place Market Neighborhood: Aerlume Seattle

12/19/18 Puget Sound Business Journal
First Look: Aerlume gets ready to serve diners in new Pike Place Market restaurant

12/20/18 Forking Seattle
Aerlume’s ambitions

10/5/18 The Stranger
A Beef Festival, A Midwestern Restaurant, and More Seattle Food News You Can Use

10/5/18 Eater Seattle
Coming Attractions

10/3/18 Seattle Met
New Pike Place Market–Adjacent Restaurant Is Set to Open in Late 2018

10/3/18 Puget Sound Business Journal
El Gaucho’s Chad Mackay and chef Jason Wilson’s Pike Place restaurant Aerlume will open by the end of the year

3/15/18 Eater Seattle
Jason Wilson and El Gaucho Team Are Opening Restaurants in Pike Place Market and Walla Walla

AQUA by El Gaucho
10/23/23 Family Destinations Guide
Best Seafood in Seattle, WA: 20 Top Places!

9/27/23 The Knot
The Definitive List of the Most Romantic Restaurants in Seattle for Every Occasion

8/12/22 USA Today 10Best
Seattle Seafood Restaurants: 10Best Restaurant Reviews

7/25/22 TripSavvy
The 9 Best Seattle Hotels 2022

6/21/2022 USA Today 10Best
Seattle’s Best Waterfront Restaurants

6/1/2022 The Infatuation
The Best Places to Eat and Drink by the Water

12/17/21 Seattle Met
Seattle’s Best Seafood Restaurants

3/16/20 425 Magazine
Luxe Life – Waterfront Elegance:  AQUA

11/19/20 Money Inc.
The 20 Best Seafood Restaurants in Seattle

4/16/2019 1889 Magazine
Recipe: Alaskan Spot Prawns With Polenta Tortelletti, Truffled Sunchoke And Pancetta

4/1/19 Passport Magzine
World Eats in Seattle

1/29/19 Seattle Met
Taste Washington Is Back for Its 22nd Year!

10/19/18 The Stranger
The Stranger’s Guide to Fall 2018 Seattle Restaurant Week

10/17/18 The Seattle Times
Fall 2018 Seattle Restaurant Week: 12 best places for ambience

5/8/18 USA Today
Seattle’s Group-Friendly Restaurants

5/8/18 Eater
Restaurants With the Best Views in Seattle

Seattle Mariners’ Robinson Cano Talks Baseball and The Emerald City

4/2/18 The Stranger
Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week

3/31/18 Seattle Times
Spring 2018 Seattle Restaurant Week: 12 best places for ambience

3/27/18 Seattle Met
Where to Brunch in Seattle This Easter Sunday

6/29/17 Seattle Met
23 Restaurants with Great Water Views

3/21/17 Seattle Magazine
Recipe of the Week: Shigoku Oysters with Bloody Mary Granita

12/9/16 Buzz Feed
Buzzfeed comes to Seattle, eats salmon and is dumbfounded by trees and mountains

12/5/16 Buzz Feed
$8 Salmon Vs. $56 Salmon

11/22/16 Seattle Met
13 of Our Favorite Oyster Bars

5/10/16 Seattle Met
17 of Seattle’s Best Patios

6/17 Seattle Magazine
How Local Luminaries Do Summer in Seattle

Eater Seattle
Seattle Restaurants With a View

Eater Seattle
Great Spots for Outdoor Dining and Drinking in Seattle

5/8/2015 Seattle Times
Seattle’s 5 best bars with outdoor seating

El Gaucho
11/27/23 Mashed
Regional Steakhouse Chains We Wish Were Everywhere

11/15/23 New Day NW
How to create a wow factor at your next celebration

10/18/2023 The Seattle Times
Seattle Restaurant Week returns next week. Here are our critics’ picks

9/25/2023 Certified Angus Beef brand
Certified Angus Beef Celebrates Partner Achievements – News from Certified Angus Beef brand

9/22/2023 Certified Angus Beef brand
El Gaucho, 2023 Legendary Steakhouse of the Year, Seattle, Washington

8/11/2022 USA Today 10Best
10 Best Steakhouses in Seattle, WA – USA TODAY 10Best

8/9/2022 Fabulous Washington
El Gaucho Seattle – Fabulous Washington

6/23/2022 Elite Traveler
The 5 Best Restaurants in Seattle

2/15/22 South Sound Magazine
El Gaucho Celebrates 25 Years in the Northwest

1/18/22 USA Today 10Best
10 Best Romantic Restaurants in Seattle

1/14/22 Puget Sound Business Journal
El Gaucho Celebrates 25 Delicious Years

1/7/22 Only in Your State
El Gaucho is an Old-School Steakhouse that Hasn’t Changed in Decades

11/11/21 Forbes Magazine
Eating and Drinking Around Seattle

6/19/21 The Seattle Times
21 Restaurants We Are Excited to Try Post-Pandemic

6/15/21 KING5 Evening Magazine
Fiery Food and Tableside Salad in a Historic Building

2/4/21 KING5 NewDay NW
Prepare an Expertly Seared El Gaucho Steak at Home 

1/8/21 KPTV Good Day Oregon
El Gaucho Executive Chef Beau Carr Talks About Cook at Home Kits

11/5/2020 Seattle PI
El Gaucho Lands in Historic New Building

10/29/2020 Seattle Refined
El Gaucho Seattle Finds a New Historic Home in Belltown

10/29/2020 Seattle Met Magazine
El Gaucho Readies its New Flagship, a Stable Turned Steak House

10/29/2020 BizBash
6 New Venues in Seattle for Fall 2020 Meetings and Events

10/28/2020 Puget Sound Business Journal
New El Gaucho Steakhouse in Seattle a ‘Beacon” for the Industry, CEO Says

10/28/2020 Eater Seattle
El Gaucho Steakhouse Flagship Union Stables Belltown Opens

10/26/2020 Seattle Magazine
Lots at Steak

6/18/2020 Inside Life Times
El Gaucho in Tacoma – Just What the Doctor Ordered

6/09/2020 The News Tribune
El Gaucho Tacoma reopens tonight, and there will still be fire tableside

6/08/2020 South Sound Magazine
Way of the Gaucho: El Gaucho Lights it Up for Special Occasions, Date-Night, and Happy Hour

2/18/20 Thirsty Magazine
All the Slane Irish Whiskey Sustainable Cocktails to Drink Now in Portland

2/4/20 Eater
14 Stellar Spots to Get a Steak in Seattle

10/9/19 Puget Sound Business Journal
Belltown El Gaucho Flagship to Move

10/7/19 Seattle Met
El Gaucho is Moving from Belltown to the Edge of Pike Place Market

10/7/19 Eater Seattle
Old School Steakhouse El Gaucho Preps Massive New Spot Near Pike Place for 2020

9/30/19 USA Today
10 Best Steakhouses in Seattle

9/5/19 Cigar Aficionado
Review: El Gaucho Steakhouse, Portland, Oregon

8/19/19 Eater Seattle
10 Stellar Spots to Get a Steak in Seattle

7/11/19 Eat the Real
Wicked Shrimp – a Taste of El Gaucho Portland with Chef Steve Cain

7/1/19 425 Magazine
Grill Like an Award Winning Chef

6/25/19 425 Magazine
Eating Al Fresco on the Eastside

4/5/19 Dine Magazine
Dining in Seattle

2/26/19 KGW TV
Impress your date with tableside flambe

2/19/19 KATU TV
El Gaucho set to open on Vancouver waterfront

2/18/19 The Columbian
El Gaucho steakhouse coming to Waterfront Vancouver

2/18/19 KGW TV
El Gaucho has a Matt Zaffino inspired cocktail

2/15/19 Evening Magazine
How to eat escargot (and not be a wimp)

2/4/19 The Stranger
Your Ultimate Guide to Where to Eat Out for Valentine’s Day 2019 in Seattle

1/31/19 Seattle Met
Where to Dine Out on Valentine’s Day in Seattle

1/30/19 USA Today
Food on fire: where to find Seattle’s best flambé

1/28/19 Seattle Weekly
5 Entertaining Seattle Food Experiences in 2019

1/2/19 USA Today
Dine Out and Savor the City’s Most Romantic Eateries

12/19/18 The Seattle Time
Dinner at a Movie: Two very merry happy hours in a row at El Gaucho and The Big Picture

10/22/18 Seattle Met
21 Belltown Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

10/21/18 Downtown Bellevue Network
Seattle Restaurant Week Features 13 Downtown Bellevue Restaurants, Oct 21 – Nov 3

10/19/18 The Stranger
The Stranger’s Guide to Fall 2018 Seattle Restaurant Week

10/18/18 Thirsty Magazine
Where to Drink Slane Irish Whiskey in Portland

10/17/18 The Seattle Times
Fall 2018 Seattle Restaurant Week: 12 best places for ambience

10/1/18 425 Magazine
Cocktail Culture in the Fire & Vine Family

8/10 Eater Seattle
9 Seattle Tourist Trap Restaurants That Are Actually Good

7/26 The Seattle Times
A staycation, heavy on the ‘stay,’ at El Gaucho Seattle

6/7 Tacoma Weekly
Hot Culinary Industry serving up new careers

4/2/18 The Stranger
Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week

3/31/18 Seattle Times
Spring 2018 Seattle Restaurant Week: 12 best places for ambience

3/27/18 Seattle Met
Where to Brunch in Seattle This Easter Sunday

3/26/18 Smarter Travel
10 Stylish Boutique Hotels in Seattle

3/19/18 Public
8 of Seattle’s Finest Dining Experiences

Travel Channel
Tableside Service at El Gaucho

12/29/17 OpenTable
100 Most Romantic Restaurants in the US

12/19/17 Seattle Met
Where to Dine, Party, and Toast This New Year’s Eve

10/10/17 Seattle Times
Best ambiance for SRW: MG, AQUA and El Gaucho

Michael Jordan News
Chef Michael Jordan of famous Las Vegas restaurant
El Gaucho Bellevue’s new executive chef, Michael Jordan
Chef Michael Jordan – Shift Change at El Gaucho Bellevue

USA Today
10 Most Romantic Restaurants in Seattle

7/26/17 YouTube
Chef Steve Cain wins big on Food Network
Food Network Episode | Portland Eater

1/31/17 Zagat
OG Servers You Need to Know in 13 U.S. Markets

11/15/16 Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle’s El Gaucho restaurant celebrates 20 years by raising $130,000 for USO

6/29/16 Zagat
10 Iconic Seattle Restaurants That Everyone Needs to Try at Least Once

5/18/16 Food and Wine
Seattle’s Best Date Restaurants

2/20/15 Sip Northwest
Grazers: El Gaucho Seattle

Steak Co and Crossbuck Brewery

8/11/22 Fabulous Washington
Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Taproom Opens at Woodinville Schoolhouse No. 23 – Fabulous Washington

8/10/22 The Seattle Times
From tapas to smoked prime rib, Woodinville’s new Schoolhouse District gets a taste of Walla Walla | The Seattle Times

8/10/22 SEAToday/6amCity
Hit the Road: a foodie foray to Walla Walla, WA – SEAtoday (

8/4/22 Washington Beer Blog
Crossbuck Brewing Taproom now open in Woodinville (

8/2/22 Eater Seattle
An Eastern Washington Cowboy Opens a Steakhouse in Woodinville 

7/29/22 425 Magazine
Woodinville Welcomes Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing Taproom

7/22/22 Puget Sound Business Journal
Steakhouse, taproom to open in Woodinville’s Schoolhouse District 

7/8/22 Seattle Met
The 9 Best Restaurants in Walla Walla

1/28/21 Woodinville Weekly
Steakhouse and Taproom Duo to Occupy Historic Schoolhouse

1/28/21 Fabulous Washington
The Schoolhouse District Announces Restaurant Tenants

1/26/21 Puget Sound Business Journal
Steakhouse, Taproom will Anchor Woodinville Schoolhouse No. 23

10/2/2020 Seattle Met Magazine
The Complete Guide to Visiting Walla Walla 

9/15/2020 The Manual
Fresh Hop Beers 2020

2/26/20 Sip Northwest
Where to Drink Beer in the Walla Walla Valley

2/18/20 Seattle Magazine
Explore Walla Walla, the Town that Wine Built

2/13/20 The Northwest Beer Guide
Mischief awaits you at Crossbuck Brewing, with the release of Widdiefu barrel-aged Strong Scotch Ale

1/24/20 The Manual
The Walla Walla Wine Guide It’s Not Just Fun to Say

1/13/20 TripSavvy
The Wine and Food Lover’s Guide to Walla Walla, Washington

12/10/19 The Daily Beast
This mountain west road trip is one of America’s most underrated

10/15/19 Seattle Dining
Crossbuck Brewing – A perfect crossing of beer and food

10/15/19 Seattle Dining
Executive Chef Chad Bostwick, WWSC and Crossbuck Brewing

10/5/19 Forbes
These are the Best Beers in America

10/5/19 Washington Beer Blog
Congrats to Washington’s 2019 GABF Winners

9/17/19 Sip Northwest
Best of Beer 2019 Winners

7/10/19 USA Today
10 Quintessential Ways to Enjoy Summer in the Pacific Northwest 

6/27/19 Bend Bulletin
Luxury and Wine Beckon in Walla Walla

6/19/19 Seattle Refined
Walla Walla Steak Co. Named Among ‘100 Best Wine Restaurants in America’

6/17/19 Seattle Met
Behold, This Year’s Washington Beer Award Winners

6/15/19 Northwest Beer Blog
Washington Beer Awards announced with Chuckanut Brewery, Engine House No. 9 and Crossbuck some of the key winners

6/13/19 Wine Enthusiast
100 Best Wine Restaurants 2019

6/5/19 Eater Seattle
14 Great Places to Eat in Walla Walla, Washington’s Wine Destination

4/22/19 Union Bulletin
Brews for the Blues

4/10/19 The Northwest Beer Guide
Crossbuck Brewing announces several events to benefit the Walla Walla community

4/8/19 The Northwest Beer Guide
Have you tried the beers from Walla Walla’s newest brewery, Crossbuck Brewery?

4/1/19 Journey Magazine
Walla Walla chefs and farmers serve up new reasons to visit

3/20/19 Washington Beer Blog
Crossbuck Brewing brings its beers to some of Seattle’s finest restaurants

3/5/19 Travel + Leisure Magazine
Why wine lovers should visit this tiny town in rural Washington

2/27/19 Only in Your State
A steakhouse has opened in this historic Washington train depot and you’ll want to eat your next meal there

1/28/19 Union Bulletin
Magazine highlights WW wine tasting

1/15/19 Washington Beer Blog
Crossbuck Brewing now running at full steam in Walla Walla’s historic train depot

10/16/18 Washington Beer Blog
More new breweries in Washington: Crossbuck Brewing and Ellensburg Brewing

10/16/18 Union Bulletin
Steak and brews on tap later this month at the depot

10/12/18 Eater Seattle
New Food Truck Serves Scoops of Egg-Free Cookie Dough

Restaurant, brewery opening soon at old train depot building in Walla Walla

Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing

3/27/18 YakTri News
Iconic rail car moved to make room for new steakhouse, brewery in Walla Walla

3/27/18 Union Bulletin
Railcar relocation

3/16/18 News Talk
Old Walla Walla Train Depot Transforms into New Steak House

3/16/18 The Northwest Beer Guide
From the owners of El Gaucho comes a new brewery, in Walla Walla. Introducing Crossbuck Brewing

3/15/18 Union Bulletin
Walla Walla Steak Co. on schedule to arrive at old train depot

3/15/18 Union Bulletin
Who’s Who at Walla Walla Steak Co. and Crossbuck Brewing

3/15/18 The Stranger
Babirusa is Back and More Seattle Food News You Can Use

3/15/18  Seattle Eater
Jason Wilson and El Gaucho Team Are Opening Restaurants in Pike Place Market and Walla Walla

3/14 Seattle Met
Jason Wilson and El Gaucho Team Are Opening a Restaurant by Pike Place Market