About Events with Restaurant Martín
Restaurant Martin is the embodiment of a of a 20-year dream to create the perfect balance of refined and comfortable. Chef Martin Rios, and his wife, Jennifer, envisioned a certain ambiance where people from the community as well as Santa Fe’s many visitors could enjoy Chef Rios’ award-winning progressive American cuisine. Martin and Jennifer are long-time Santa Fean’s with a commitment to locality – Martin volunteers for Cooking with Kids, and Jennifer is president of The Horse Shelter. This family-owned restaurant caters not only to well-heeled tourists, but to their friends and family. Chef Rios, a native of Guadalajara, grew up in Santa Fe starting in the restaurant business as a 17-year-old dishwasher, eventually working his way up to executive chef at several restaurants and hotels. Chef Rios received his formal training at the Culinary Institute of America and supplemented that with experience and training in some of the world’s most honored restaurants and with well-known culinary masters.Opened in 2009, Restaurant Martin is located in Santa Fe’s Historic District in a beautifully restored house just a few blocks from the legendary Downtown Plaza. Executive Chef and Owner Martin Rios is delighted to offer Restaurant Martin for your upcoming celebration or special gathering. Chef Martin has been acclaimed as one of the best chefs in the Southwest, known for his progressive American cuisine.Our place makes an ideal setting for a private luncheon, reception or dinner. Dine al fresco on our patio during the summer evenings or in one of the beautifully appointed dining rooms in the restaurant or in the state of the art spa-like Annex.