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The Inn and Spa at Loretto Sends Chef Marc Quiñones to Texas in Partnership with Precept Gruet Winery and Central Market Cooking School

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.

For press inquiries including image requests, please contact:

Jennifer Hobson-Hinsley
505 603 8643

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

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