Santa Fe School of Cooking Restaurant Partners:
Rio Chama is the largest restaurant in Santa Fe and as a result offers its clientelle an eclectic choice of environments in which to wine and dine. Among the rooms that you will visit on a tour of the restaurant are a beautiful wine cellar, a private dining area decorated with unique photos of Georgia O'Keeffe's home, and a large party room exquisitely decorated in antique Native American textiles. After the tour you will visit the kitchen where you will be treated to a tasting of the food and wine that makes Rio Chama so popular.
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!
The Ore House at Milagro is a beautiful two story courtyard dining area. It is the perfect setting to highlight the bright, festive and authentic flavors of Latin America and Mexico. Their extensive list of special tequilas is one of the best in Santa Fe!
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.
Meet the charming Executive Chef Oliver Ridgeway at the beautiful Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi and try his unique spin on Southwestern food.
The Pink Adobe restaurant was established in 1944 by the legendary Rosalea Murphy. Known affectionately by locals as "The Pink," the restaurant has grown into a local and national landmark since its humble beginnings of serving French onion soup and apple pie. For over 50 years Rosalea filled her days using her talents and energy to create a unique flavor, décor and personality that makes this restaurant so special.
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.
Secreto Lounge at Hotel St Francis offers a unique experience in Santa Fe. Internationally acclaimed mixologists prepare garden-to-glass cocktails from locally grown ingredients while entertaining guests with the lore and history about their selection of vintage cocktails.
Luminaria at the Inn at Loretto celebrates the art of food by presenting Santa Fe's only Concious Cuisine dining experience. Chef Matt Ostrander purchases fruits, vegetables and spices from local farmers and prime grades of meat from regional ranchers to create a menu that focuses on a sustainable approach to food.
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.
Situated in a gorgeous 100 year old adobe home in historic downtown Santa Fe, Tanti Luce 221 is unique, warm and inviting, with its original kiva fireplaces and beautiful stained glass windows. You will be treated to tastings of their featured eclectic European cuisine crafted by Chef Tom Kerpon.
The legendary Palace Restaurant and Saloon has long been a destination for Santa Fe visitors and locals. The traditional Victorian style merges with the Spanish Colonial aesthetic of New Mexico in the wild west of the 1850s to provide a distinct atmosphere for elegant dining or relaxed bar fare. The food is high end cuisine, designed and prepared under the careful guidance of award-winning chef Ryan Gabel.
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.