Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, a boutique hotel in Santa Fe, N.M., named Peter O’Brien as its new executive chef. In his new role, O’Brien will lead all operations at The Anasazi Restaurant, Bar and Lounge and oversee menu development, culinary team management, budgeting and more at the hotel’s signature restaurant.
“We are excited to welcome chef O’Brien to Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi,” Lutz Arnhold, managing director of Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, said in a statement. “Chef O’Brien’s extensive experience with Southwestern cuisine and familiarity with the restaurant scene in New Mexico makes him a perfect candidate to lead The Anasazi Restaurant, and we look forward to seeing him bring the restaurant to greater heights.”
Chef O’Brien joined Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi with more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, most recently serving as chef, owner and operator of High Mountain Cuisine, a consulting and catering company that provided culinary services to clients in New Mexico, Texas and Colorado. Prior to High Mountain Cuisine, chef O’Brien served as VP of operations at Tinsley Hospitality Group, where he oversaw all business operations for various K-BOB’s Steakhouse locations in New Mexico, and director of food and beverage at The Club at Las Campanas, where he led all culinary operations for the luxury membership club.
Chef O’Brien is a classically trained chef and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York in 1991.