Chef Marc Quiñones of the Inn and Spa at Loretto, A Destination Hotel, to Participate in Cooking Demonstrations Across Texas at Central Market Cooking School

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For the second year in a row Executive Chef Marc Quiñones will travel from Santa Fe to Texas for a series of cooking demonstrations at the famed Central Market Cooking School featuring a main ingredient of NM Hatch Green Chile paired with a Precept Gruet wine

Executive Chef Marc Quiñones

I want to make sure I bring fresh ideas and options to the table, igniting a passion for Hatch green chile. It brings such amazing flavor to dishes. -Executve Chef Marc Quiñones

Luminaria Restaurant, inside the iconic Inn and Spa at Loretto, will be sending Executive Chef Marc Quiñones to Texas for the second year in a row to make five guest chef appearances across the state of in five nights with Central Market Cooking School. Chef will be creating dishes that feature the renowned dish of New Mexico, green chile. Every class/event Chef presented in last year was sold out, resulting in positive reviews and national press.

“My favorite part of working in the kitchen at Luminaria Restaurant is infusing local New Mexico flavor into dishes that are not from the region or area,” said Quiñones. “Being that this is the second year I will be participating in this event, I want to make sure I bring fresh ideas and options to the table, igniting a passion for cooking with NM Hatch green chile. It brings such amazing flavor to dishes.”

The dates and Central Market locations of Chef Quiñones’ visit include:

8/10/16: Dallas
8/11/16: San Antonio
8/12/16: Austin North Lamar
8/13/16: Houston
8/14/16: Southlake

Chef Quiñones’ menu will include:

Crispy Chicken “Bao Bun”
Green Chile Hoisin | Pickled Cucumber | Fresno Pepper

Green Chile Caesar Salad
Baby Heirloom Tomato | Queso Fresco |
Ancho Spiced Crouton

Chimichurri Skirt Steak
Green Chile & Cheddar Whipped Potatoes |
Brown Buttered Corn | Caramelized Onion

Green Chile & Apple Tart
Vanilla Bean Crème Anglaise

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Luminaria is open for dinner starting at 5:00pm until 9:00pm.

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ABOUT THE INN AND SPA AT LORETO, A DESTINATION HOTEL: The Inn and Spa at Loretto, an award winning, AAA Four Diamond hotel, is ideally located in the heart of Santa Fe, steps from the Canyon Road galleries and just one block from historic Santa Fe Plaza’s galleries, museums, and boutiques. Eloquently blending old-world charm with world-class splendor, the exquisite Inn and Spa at Loretto reflects the culture and sophistication of its historic Santa Fe location. The hotel features 136 guestrooms, a full-service spa, casual modern dining, three art galleries and a tranquil garden. Enjoy Luminaria Restaurant and Patio for three meals daily, The Living Room for happy hour, late night dining and live music and the Spa at Loretto for holistic and complete indulgence experience.

ABOUT DESTINATION HOTELS: Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 20 indigenous spas, and 110 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

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