Santa Fe School of Cooking Restaurant Partners:
Sazon - Originally from Mexico City, Chef Fernando Olea has been enthralling diners in Santa Fe since 1991 with his unique interpretation of contemporary and traditional Mexican dishes. Chef Olea creates sophisticated flavors using Old Mexico’s indigenous and culinary traditions alongside ingredients from around the world. His menu is deliberately small, featuring fresh and locally sourced produce and meats when possible.
Georgia - Housed in the historic Army Officer’s Quarters circa 1900, Georgia is proud to serve Contemporary American Cuisine. There are three dining venues: The Tavern, Patio, and Dining Room, each with their own ambiance. We are very excited to have them be a part of our Restaurant Walking Tour partners!
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.
Luminaria Restaurant and Patio The décor of Luminaria may be influenced by the ancient ones, the Anasazi, but the food is progressive Santa Fe cuisine. Chef Marc Quiñones imparts casual sophistication and simple elegance into every dish. Luminaria is located in the beautiful Inn of Loretto and Spa downtown Santa Fe.
Agoyo Lounge at the Inn on the Alameda features light gourmet fare, specially prepared by their esteemed Culinary Institute of America chef, Chef Jen Doughty. Ranging from traditional New Mexican appetizers and Santa Fe style paninis to fresh salads and crème brule, every item on their extensive menu is guaranteed to please the most discerning palate. This a a wonderful new addition to the Santa Fe food scene!
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.
Old House Restaurant- Meet Executive Chef Tony Smith 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.
Eloisa- Hailed as the founder of modern Southwestern cooking, Chef John Sedlar has opened his newest restaurant, Eloisa, in the new Drury Hotel of Santa Fe. After many years in Los Angeles and four very successful restaurants, Chef Sedlar is back home in his native Santa Fe cooking up the food he grew up eating at his grandmother Eloisa’s house on Alto Street. We are so excited to add John and his aptly named Eloisa restaurant to our lineup of culinary partners!
joseph's-Chef Joseph Wrede is a Food & Wine Best New Chef, the winner of several AAA Four Diamond Awards, several DiRoNA Awards and has received both Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast distinctions. Joseph’s Culinary Pub is a creation of Chef Wrede and his creative and business partners. This is the third incarnation of Wrede’s original Joseph’s Table, conceived in Taos, New Mexico, not quite 20 years ago, for which he is well known and loved within the region and beyond. Joseph’s Culinary Pub is designed to be a platform for Chef Wrede’s unique and uncompromising vision on traditional and contemporary cuisine, both regional and international.
Galisteo Bistro-Owned and operated by chefs Robert and Marge Chickering, Galisteo Bistro features eclectic, innovative international cuisine. Located in the downtown area, this restaurant is comfortable and casual and is known for its open kitchen, quality menu and attentive service.
The Anasazi Restaurant-Traditional Southwestern cuisine serves as the foundation for the menu of the Anasazi Restaurant. Latin influences enrich the time-honored fare and celebrate Santa Fe's vibrant Latin communities. The property welcomes a new Executive Chef, Edgar Beas, who finds inspiration in Santa Fe's rich culinary history as well as seasonal, local ingredients.
State Capitol Kitchen-Chef Mark Connell and co-owner Arthur Martel opened Santa Fe's newest hot spot, State Capitol Kitchen, in early 2016. Come see the artisanal American dim sum joint that has a secret ingredient-playfulness!