2020 Chef of the Year

Tristin Rogers Hollow Spirits Distillery – Albuquerque This year’s winner has worked in the industry for over 21 years, and says he has loved every minute of it.  He started out as dishwasher and now owns and runs his own restaurant.  According to him, it...

2020 Manager of the Year

Miia Hebert Garcia’s Kitchen – Albuquerque Like many of us, this year’s winner has been in the industry for years.  She began her restaurant career in college as a busser at an oyster bar in Abbeville, Louisiana.   Lucky for us, she eventually landed in...

NMRA 2020 HIA

It’s our 75th Anniversary! Every year we award the Manager of the Year, Chef of the Year, Restaurant Neighbor, and Restaurateur of the Year. We are not letting COVID-19 stop us from showcasing the talent and tenacity of our wonderful industry. Instead of our annual...

HIEF Scholarships 2020/21

Hospitality Industry Education Foundation (HIEF) Awards Scholarships to Deserving New Mexico Culinary Students for the 2020/21 School Year! One of the most rewarding things we do through the Foundation is support the educational endeavors of the future of our...