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Iconic El Pinto Restaurant Names Marc Quinones as their new Executive Chef
Iconic El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina is announcing Marc Quiñones as its Executive Chef. Chef Marc brings more than a decade of top-flight culinary expertise to his new role at El Pinto, having previously shaped menus at popular hotel and resort restaurants in some of the New Mexico’s favorite tourist destinations.
“Chef Marc is very talented and we are excited to pair his talent with El Pinto’s heritage,” said Jim Thomas, co-owner of El Pinto. “His wealth of experience, understanding of New Mexican tradition, as well as his commitment to sourcing the best in seasonal ingredients makes him the perfect fit.”
Co-owner John Thomas continues, “Marc will be our front man leading El Pinto’s journey to provide healthy and clean New Mexican cuisine.”
When it comes to pleasing the palates of El Pinto diners, Chef Marc stated, “It is an honor to go back to my roots in Albuquerque at El Pinto where I began my career to lead this historic establishment into the future. There is great opportunity here to introduce some new ideas using high-quality seasonal produce and creative nightly specials. We are poised at El Pinto to put a twist on the traditional.”
Marc enters the Albuquerque food scene from Santa Fe, New Mexico, where his fresh approach to local flavor delighted diners at the Four Diamond Luminaria, at The Inn and Spa at Loretto. Prior to his tenure there, Marc lead the Four Diamond Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Chef Marc has more than 12 years of experience in the restaurant and food industry and is a graduate of the Scottsdale Culinary Institute in Arizona. He was a finalist on Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen” and a New Mexico Chef of the Year finalist.
Check out El Pinto’s YouTube Channel for a behind-the-scenes look at what goes in to making their delicious food.
El Pinto is located at 10500 4th St. NW • Albuquerque, New Mexico • 87114 | (505) 898-1771
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