All the nominees are in, and our judges are tallying up the totals to honor the 2022 Hospitality Industry Awards winners for Chef, Restaurant Neighbor, Restaurateur and Manager of the Year! We can’t wait to gather with all of you on November 14 at Embassy Suites for the return of our in-person gala. Support your friends and our industry and see who wins!! 

2022 Restaurateur Nominees

Alma M – Almas
Anna S – Azuma Sushi and Teppan
Anthony Q – Q’S Bistro
Betty Jo S – Sadie’s of New Mexico
Carla V – High Noon Saloon
Derick & Gina – Michaels Kitchen
Dominic V – Tako Ten
Eric F – Urban 360
Ernie & Stephanie S – Buckhorn Tavern
Isaac S – The Skillet
Janice A – The Owl Bar and Cafe
Javier, Juan & Joel – Tap & Taco
Jimmy & Nadine D – El Patron
Juan G – Si Señor Mexican Rest
Juan M – Santa Fe Grill & Catering Co.
Ken C – Nexus

2022 Restaurant Neighbor Nominees 

Adrian P – Heritage Hotels & Resorts
Alma M – Alma’s
Dan G – Shamrock Foodservice
Dharm S – Chocolate Maven
Heather S – Starr Brothers Brewing Co
Janet M – Rancho de Chimayo
La Plazuela – La Fonda on the Plaza
Mante C – Mantes Chow Cart
Matt D – Range Cafe
Matthew B – Urban Hotdog Company
Mike W – High Point Grill
MNM Ventures, Inc. – Cheba Hut
Ralph R – Earl’s Restaurant
Stephanie E – La Salita Restaurant
Tiffany F – Mile Marker 7 Coffee

2022 Manager Nominees

Adrian S – TA-Petro 
Alyssa S – Pecan Grill and Brewery
April V – Steel Bender Brewyard
Audrey T – Amador Live
Casey H – Wecks
Izabella C – Sassella
Jorge B – Route 66 Casino
Pedro S – Guadalajara Grill
Ramon G – The Rancher’s-The Quarter’s
Rick T – Angel Fire Resort
Santo M – Vernon’s Speakeasy
Sarah P – The County Line BBQ
Shaun A – Geronimo
Teresa A – La Posta de Mesilla

Kim B – Vernon’s Speakeasy
Lawrence & Suzanna B – Spinning Plates Group
Marcus C – Hello Deli
Marie C – Church Street Cafe
Matthew B – Urban Hotdog Company
Maya S – Sopa’s
Mike N – Dad’s Diner
Nico O – Turtle Mountain Brewing Company
Patricio N – 5 Star Burgers
Rico T – Jersey Jacks
Rudy G – Papa Felipe’s
Steve S, Scott & Lisa S – Anaheim Jacks
Tom W – Adobe Rose
Vicki G – Garcia’s Kitchen

2022 Chef Nominees 

Chloe W  – Adobe Rose
Chris L – Texas Reds Steakhouse
Cristian P – Sassella
Damion A – Alto Country Club
Dru R – Radish & Rye
Eduardo R – Zacatlan
Fernando O – Sazón 
Jose “Kiko” R – izanami
Jose M – El Patron
Lane W – La Fonda on the Plaza
Mike P – Route 66 Casino
Robert W – Vernon’s Speakeasy
Tim M – Lodge@Cloudcroft