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The "Authentic Peruvian Cuisine" certification, granted by Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) in partnership with ‘Marca Perú’, guarantees that your restaurant offers dishes prepared with genuine Peruvian ingredients and recipes.



Besides the international recognition, your company will appear in our "Certified Restaurants" directory.


Your restaurant will have an important differential value compared to the wide range of the market.


You will receive technical supervision to implement Peruvian gastronomic standards.


You can participate in promotional events of Peruvian cuisine.


Potential clients will know your restaurant through travel services and websites.


With the certification you will get the book 'Peru: flavors & knowledge', winner in its own category in the contest of the Gourmand Cookbook Awards 2017 and 2018.


The process can take between 10 and 28 days depending on the demand. The steps to follow are:

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    Download the ‘Format 1 Self-evaluation’. In the format you will find the requirements to postulate for the "Authentic Peruvian Cuisine" certification.

    Download ‘Format 1 Self-evaluation’

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    Registration and application

    Do the self-evaluation and click on ‘inscription’, fill your restaurant data and attach the requested documentation. The registration generates a registration number and, in addition, you will receive a confirmation of your registration.

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    Evaluation of the documents registered

    If you missed any document or requirement for the application, you will receive an e-mail indicating how to overcome the observations, before starting the application process.
    Once the registration has been made and according to all the requirements in ‘Format 2 Restaurant categorization’or in ‘Format 3 Other gastronomic ventures categorization’, within a maximum period of 10 labor days you will receive, via e-mail, a file number with the instructions to schedule the visit and technical evaluation.

    Download ‘Format 2 Restaurant categorization’

    Download ‘Format 3 Other gastronomic ventures categorization’

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    Programming an appointment and technical evaluation

    The technical evaluation of your restaurant will be made according to the programming in the same region. The dates will be communicated with anticipation.
    The restaurants and other gastronomic ventures will be evaluated according to the respective formats and the technical sheets.

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    Final report and results

    After the visit, the evaluator will have two days to prepare a report on the dishes, techniques and supplies used in your restaurant.
    The official result of the evaluation will arrive by email and is unappealable.

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    Delivery of certification:

    After fulfilling all the requirements and approving the technical evaluation, you will obtain:

    • For restaurants: "Authentic Peruvian Cuisine" certification and plate.

      According to the score, it is defined if it belongs to the Gold, Silver or Bronze category. The recognition is validated by USIL and 'Marca Perú'.

    • For other gastronomic ventures: "Authentic Peruvian Cuisine" certification and self-adhesive.


To obtain the Certificate "Authentic Peruvian Cuisine", we will be consider gastronomic ventures of various categories, which approve and comply with the requirements of use of Peruvian ingredients and techniques.

Identify your type of gastronomic entrepreneurship: restaurant, family restaurant, first category restaurant and others.

Download and complete the ‘Format 2 Restaurant categorization’ for restaurants or ‘Format 3 Other gastronomic ventures categorization’ according to the entrepreneurship. The score determines the obtaining of the certification and / or plate.

For restaurants, the plate distinguish three categories, depending on the score obtained:

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Gold category

A score of 49 to 50 points is required.

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Silver category

A score of 47 to 48 points is required.

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Bronze category

A score of 45 to 46 points is required.

IMPORTANT: This certification does not endorse or validate quality of the service. The certification is based on the use of ingredients, techniques and typical Peruvian preparations.

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If you still have doubts, please register to be in contact with us and give you all the information you need to get the certification for your restaurant.

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