From Seedlings to Graduates: Growing Santa Fe’s Culinary Future Tickets on sale now for Champagne Reception & Culinary Arts Dinner Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:30-8 p.m.

What:                  Santa Fe Community College Hosts Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Santa Fe Chapter presents a fundraising dinner benefiting Cooking with Kids and SFCC Culinary Arts Students. Enjoy a uniquely crafted gourmet celebration while you support Santa Fe’s future chefs.

Who:                    Guest Chefs. All chefs are inducted members of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.

Jerry Dakan, SFCC Lead Chef-Instructor       Peter O’Brien, Inn of the Anasazi

Charles Dale, Dalicious Concepts LLC              Fernando Olea, Sazón

Evan Doughty, Santa Fe Brewing Co.              Kyle Pacheco, Santa Fe School of Cooking

Jen Doughty, Jimmy D’s                                      Cristian Pontiggia, Sassella

David Flores, Lucky Goat                                     Cooking with Kids Junior Chefs

Patrick Mares, SFCC Lead Chef-Instructor     SFCC Culinary Arts Student

When:                         Thursday, June 20, 5:30 p.m.

Where:                        Santa Fe Community College, Jemez Rooms, 6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, New Mexico

Tickets:               SFCC Foundation or 505-428-1855. Tickets are $150 each; $50 is tax deductible. This event sells out and seats are limited.  

Contacts:          Matthew Bunkowski, Santa Fe Chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, 917-412-9133

Demi Malner, Santa Fe Chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, 617-653-2633

Anna Farrier, Cooking with Kids, 505-438-0098

Chef Patrick Mares, SFCC Culinary Arts Lead Instructor, 505-818-5166
Laura J. Mulry, SFCC Marketing and Public Relations, 505-428-1776, 505-946-7980

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the world’s oldest international gastronomic society was founded in Paris in 1248. It is devoted to preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table and to promoting excellence in all areas of the hospitality arts. The society sponsors young chef and sommelier competitions and the Chaîne Foundation provides scholarships for students.

Cooking with Kids educates and empowers children and families to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning with fresh, affordable foods. Started in 1995, Cooking with Kids works in classrooms and cafeterias, teaching thousands of public school children in Santa Fe and Española every year.

SFCC Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports SFCC’s mission and helps students succeed by removing financial barriers including tuition and fees, textbooks, transportation and childcare.

Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community for more than 35 years by providing affordable, high-quality educational programs in its credit, noncredit and adult education programs that serve the social, cultural, technological and economic needs of the community.


Santa Fe Community College celebrates its 40th Anniversary as the pathway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high-quality programs that serve the academic, cultural, and economic needs of the community. The college welcomes over 10,000 students per year in credit, noncredit, workforce training, personal enrichment, and adult programs.
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