Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection Welcomes World Renowned Executive Chef, Pablo Peñalosa | News
SANTA FE, New Mexico, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bishop’s Lodge, Inn Resorts Collection announces today the appointment of Pablo Peñalosa as Executive Chef. Chef Peñalosa, who has over a dozen years of culinary and Michelin-starred experience, will set an elevated experience at the property’s signature restaurant, fire from heaven, which redefines “new Mexican cuisine” and takes family recipes and local ingredients to new heights. Culinary offerings will present a global perspective related to the techniques and flavors discovered during his time at Mexico and Spainwhile nurturing the connection between the land, ingredients, manufacturers and farmers with hotel guests and the community in a purposeful way.
“that of Santa Fe the distinctive cuisine is a matter of tradition. We are delighted to welcome Chef Pablo, who knows the origins of these traditions so well, to New Mexico and to our Bishop’s Lodge family,” said Angelique Palladino, General Manager, Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection. “His wealth of experience speaks for itself, having worked in some of the most renowned kitchens in Mexico and Spain, the two places that ultimately shaped the essence of Southwestern flavor. Chef Pablo will be an inspiring driving force as Executive Chef, bringing a fresh and reimagined take on a new culinary chapter for Bishop’s Lodge. »
Native Mexico City, Chef Peñalosa’s grandmother taught him family recipes that relied heavily on chilies grown in the region and ultimately inspired his desire to pursue the culinary world. His introduction to Spanish culture began while working at El Celler de Can Roca and Martin Berasategui – both 3-star Michelin restaurants – in Spain where he learned the context of the local cuisine and where the dishes and flavors come from. After his stint in Spainhe returned to Mexico City where he was part of the opening team of the famous international restaurant Morimoto.
Chef Peñalosa joins Bishop’s Lodge from Meliá Hotels International Paradisus in Los Cabos, Mexico, where he served as chief executive and led operations during the reopening. Previously, he held several executive chef positions, including the opening of two Four Seasons hotels in ColombiaMNKY HSE in Mayfair, The Intercontinental Hotel Group in London and Los Cabos.
“I am honored to join the culinary team at Bishop’s Lodge,” said Pablo Peñalosa, Executive Chef, Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection. “I look forward to cultivating relationships with the culinary team in addition to local farmers and vendors to bring a creative, global perspective and create an atmosphere and menu that appeals to locals. Community of Santa Fe and our resort guests.”
Chef Peñalosa will oversee all culinary outlets, including SkyFire, the signature restaurant, and will push the boundaries to develop unique experiences that offer guests the opportunity to delve deeper into Southwestern gastronomy. Chef Peñalosa is a graduate of the Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana and speaks Spanish and English.
About Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection
A legendary landmark reimagined, Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection is a soulful, luxurious retreat steeped in the heritage of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Located on 317 secluded acres on the edge of the Santa Fe National Forest and minutes from downtown, the 100 Key resort invites guests to connect with nature with organic adobe architecture that invokes the rich authenticity of the New -Mexico and conveys a real sense of belonging. Facilities include a collection of thrilling outdoor experiences, horse stables, fitness center, swimming pool, on-site stream for fly-fishing lessons, healing art experiences, and several places to catering, including the SkyFire restaurant. Extensive indoor and outdoor event space includes The Hall with 3,200 square feet of meeting space and the historic Lamy Chapel and garden with spectacular views of the Tesuque Valley. A restored Bunkhouse is ideal for family reunions with 12 individual rooms and personal butler service.
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About Auberge Resorts Collection
Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a handcrafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the place to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, innovative spas, and gracious yet understated service. With 22 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts, the Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations.
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About the Friedkin Group
The Friedkin Group is a private consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, sports and adventure companies. These organizations include: Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, AS Roma, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. The Friedkin Group is headed by the Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin. For more information, visit www.friedkin.com.
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