Santa Fe School of Cooking Restaurant Partners:
L'Olivier - French trained chef, Xavier Grenet, has over 20 years of experience, first in France and then in some of the world's finest restaurants. Chef Grenet brings his French techniques to create a clear and precise vision of his own to Southwestern cuisine at L'Olivier.
Casa de Chimayo - The owner of Casa de Chimayo Restaurant, Robert Cordova, learned to plant, harvest and roast green chile from the time he was a small boy growing up in Northern New Mexico. His family-great grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins helped make Chimayo chile famous. Holidays were huge feasts of chile and beans, carne seca, pan, tortillas, flan, sopa and more, all cooked with lots of love.
Robert continues these traditions at Casa de Chimayo serving some of the best Northern New Mexican cuisine in Santa Fe. Visit them at the corner of Guadalupe and Water Streets across from the Hilton Hotel. Hours of operation are 11AM-2PM and 5PM-9PM Monday through Saturday and brunch on Sunday from 10AM until 3PM.
Dinner for Two - Dinner for Two is a family-owned restaurant with an intimate fine dining atmosphere. Owners, Andy, Gregory and Pam Barnes use only grass fed organic beef, the freshest fresh, local products and seasonal foods to create their lively menu all paired with an award winning wine list!
TerraCotta is a smart casual food and wine restaurant located in the historic district of downtown Santa Fe, in a charming 19th century adobe building near the Georgia O'Keefe museum. The ambiance is inviting, informal, up-beat, and just plain fun at a moderate price.
Tanti Luce - This unique place calls itself Santa Fe's most irreverent fine dining establishment. Their Southern European menu features Italian, French and Spanish cuisine with a Santa Fe influence served in a beautiful and romantic 100 year-old traditional New Mexican adobe hacienda.
Santacafe, situated in the spectacular Padre Gallegos House, is a Santa Fe institution that has consistently received the highest praises from visitors and locals alike. We will finish our tour of fine dining establishments at the restaurant Travel & Leisure once described as "elegant yet informal, with successfully inventive dishes, it is widely considered to be the cities finest restaurant"
At the Galisteo Bistro meet the chef/owner Robert Chickering whose passion for authentic made-from-scratch Mediterranean food has skyrocketed his restaurant to #1 the Santa Fe Trip Advisor!
Taberna/La Boca, James Campbell Caruso's Spanish tapas restaurant is the place to be seen in Santa Fe. James has a unique cooking style that has made him stand out. He has been been nominated three times by the James Beard Foundation for the "Best Chef in the Southwest" award. James takes the concept of tapas to a whole new place!
Il Piatto, led by chef/proprietor, Matt Yohalem is on the forefront of the effort to promote seasonal, fresh and local ingredients in the Santa Fe restaurant scene. Matt works with local farmers to offer a uniquely delicious regional Italian cuisine.
Restaurant Martin is the restaurant that Chef Martín Rios and his wife Jennifer envisioned: A comfortable, refined and pleasing atmosphere where local people and Santa Fe visitors can enjoy Chef Rios' award-winning progressive American cuisine. He has a long-standing reputation for his innovative combination of flavors, colors and presentation. Using fresh, local produce and organic meats and poultry, Chef Rios creates cuisine that reflects Southwestern and Asian styles influenced by his classical training in French technique. He has been nominated several times for the Best Chef in the Southwest by the James Beard Foundation.
At the Old House Restaurant meet Chef de Cuisine Evan Doughty, and sample innovative cuisine featuring Southwestern ingredients from artisan farms and contemporary regional influences. Indulge in seasonal, fresh and creative libations exclusive to the casual, yet sophisticated, Agave Lounge.
The Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi is one of New Mexico's most highly acclaimed culinary destinations, The Anasazi Restaurant offers a fine dining atmosphere that is welcoming, elegant and rustic. Regional art is tastefully displayed throughout this beautiful Santa Fe restaurant. Enjoy tastings from the menu of Argentinean chef Juan Bochenski.
315 Restaurant & Wine Bar Chef Louis Moskow has been offering fine french cuisine at the 315 restaurant since 1995, First as partner, and four years later as Executive Chef and Owner. It is an elegant, intimate restaurant serving classically prepared French cuisine complemented by Moskow's seasonally-driven global wine list.