MEET THE TEAM
The Canggio Restaurant team comes to you from a diverse background of skills and experiences.
The head chef Julio Cancho can whip up a dish from Peruvian to Italian and anything in between and welcomes the challenge to satisfy your culinary desires.
The owners are seasoned business owners hoping to make Canggio Restaurant your neighborhood dining room. They are available and want to hear your feedback.
Sun - Thurs 11am - 9pm
Fri & Sat 11am - 10pm
Julio Cancho - HEAD CHEF/ OWNER
Born and raised in Lima, Peru Chef Cancho started working in kitchens doing prep work after school. At a young age, he had determined to become either a Marine or a Chef. After he moved to Connecticut he began doing kitchen work starting at the bottom and learning what he could.
He became an apprentice cook and honed his culinary skills through the apprenticeship and his own studies, making his way to Chef at J Restaurant & Bar. He now wishes to take his skills in the kitchen and present the cuisine of Peru to his guests at Canggio Restaurant.
Jose Cancho -
A native of Peru, Jose started out with a degree in Computer Programming. Upon relocating to Connecticut he adopted the entrepreneurial spirit and began his photo and videography business. With that success, he is realizing his dream of opening a restaurant, "it's a bigger challenge", but he is ready to see it through to the end and create another success story.
Cesar Viggio -
A career Marine and owner of two small shops in Lima, Cesar brings strategy, discipline, and solid ownership skills to the Canggio team. Making Canggio Restaurant a hit is his top priority and he welcomes people to sample the fine foods of his country. As an amateur mixologist, he has provided the recipes for our best pisco cocktails. Buen provecho!