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3rd Annual Chef's Gala
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
at the Eldorado Hotel
Reception starts 5:30pm
Dinner at 7pm
Join us for culinary delights prepared by 5 of Santa Fe's top chefs:
Hors d'oeuvres
Patrick Mares
SF Community College
Soup Course
Jose Rodriguez
La Casa Sena
Arturo Urreola
Eldorado Hotel
Martin Rios
Restaurant Martin
Eduardo Rodriguez
Coyote Cafe
Contact Katharine Wright at 303-3045 or for tickets

 2nd Annual Chef's Gala

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Lumpkins Ballroom at La Fonda Hotel

Reception starts at 5:30pm,

Dinner starts at 6:30pm

Early Bird Special:

$100 per ticket if ordered by March 6th.


$125 per ticket after March 6th.

$1000 for a table of 10.

Please call 505-303-3045  or email to order tickets.


Jose Rodriguez - La Casa Sena

Passed appetizers:

Green Chile Panko Crust Spinach Bite with Habanero Aioli and Basil Pesto, Duck Paté Crostini with Apricot Marmelade, Mushroom Cappuccino Soup

Gruet Brut

Ahmed Obo - Jambo Cafe

Parsnip, Coconut, Ginger Cream Soup

Chateau St. Michelle Riesling Eroica

Paddy Rawal - Raaga

Flash Fried Spinach Salad

Masut Vineyard Pinot Noir

Lane Warner - La Plazuela at La Fonda

Petite Filet Mignon with Port Wine Reduction, Asparagus Flan and Creamy Polenta

Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa

Cristian Pontiggia - Osteria d'Assisi

Italian Gelato Truffle

Sandeman Port Founders Reserve

Silent Auction and Live Auction!

Live Guitar by Michael Umphrey of American Jem!

Cocktail Reception hosted by Southern Glazer's Wine $ Spirits

Wines donate by southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Bottled water donated by Icelandic Glacial

Special $5 Cab Ride Home provided by The Santa Fe County DWI Program

1st Annual Chefs' Gala 2016

How to order tickets:

Please call our office at 505-303-3045,

send us an email to or

click on the pdf for the ticket order form to open up.

Print the form, fill it out and email or fax it to us at 505-438-7134.



1st Annual Chefs’ Gala

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 6:00pm, Inn and Spa at the Loretto


Hors d’oeuvres

Xavier Grenet / l’Olivier

Escargots Gougeres, Duck Skewer with Orange Glaze, Seafood Mango Salad

Gruet Sauvage Sparkling Wine



Michelle Chavez and students of the Santa Fe Community College

Culinary Arts Program

Salt Cod Cakes on a bed of Micro Greens with Lemon and Herb Aioli

(Beet and Goat Cheese option for vegetarians)

The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc



Joseph Wrede / Joseph’s Culinary Pub

Baby Lettuce Wedge, Anchovy Dressing, Citrus Zests, Citrus Supremes and Dried Tomato Pesto Croutons

Josh Cellars Chardonnay



Thomas Hartwell / Red Sage

Local New Mexico Shrimp Bisque with Dragon Eggs garnished with Gruet Rosé Caviar Crème Fraiche and Parsley Oil

Skyfall Merlot



Marc Quiñones / Luminaria

Duo of Berkshire Pork Chop and Belly, Tucumcari Cheddar whipped Potatoes, Haricots Verts “al ajillo”, Cascabel Chile Pork Jus

Joseph Carr Napa Cabernet Sauvignon



John Rivera Sedlar & Andrew MacLauchlan / Eloisa

Chocolate Huevos Rancheros, Caramel Bacon & Eggs, Passionfruit,

 Toast with Apricot Jam

Moscato of Villa Massa Lemoncello


Cheese provided by Cheesemongers of Santa Fe

Coffee provided by Iconik Coffee Roasters

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Please listen to the segment about the 1st Annual Chefs' Gala and the Greater Santa Fe Restaurant Association on the Richard Eeds Radio Show, recorded by our board members Ayame Fukuda and Al Lucero on Thursday, March 31st.

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