Juan Bochenski Named Executive Chef at Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi

December 12, 2011

SANTA FE - Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi has named Juan Bochenski Executive Chef of the internationally heralded Anasazi Restaurant. Bochenski will head the culinary team at the Anasazi Restaurant, one of New Mexico’s most highly acclaimed culinary destinations.

Chef Bochenski joins the Inn following his most recent position as Executive Sous Chef at Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort, a 300-acre private Caribbean island hideaway known worldwide for providing discerning travelers with luxury service and palatable international cuisine in delightful settings. During his three-year tenure at Jumby Bay, Chef Bochenski successfully spearheaded and implemented dynamic new restaurant concepts including beach dinners, cooking classes and Chef’s Table dinners.

"As a veteran of Rosewood, Juan has a unique understanding and appreciation of the careful attention to detail our guests expect” said Andrea Gates, Managing Director of Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi. “His creativity and culinary expertise are a welcomed addition to the Inn, and we are keen to combine Juan’s global sophistication and passion for cultural cuisine, within Santa Fe’s diverse and thriving culinary scene."

Chef Bochenski’s cuisine celebrates an innovative approach to food focusing on fresh seasonal ingredients and the abundance of available local produce in Santa Fe. His menu will change seasonally and feature dishes that harmonize with the Anasazi Restaurant’s rustic yet sophisticated southwestern flavor.

A native of Argentina who also spent many years in Australia, Chef Bochenski was classically trained in French cooking at Chez Nico in London. He also received formal training in both Melbourne and Buenos Aires, with certificates from esteemed culinary institutions including Buenos Aires Catering S.A., the Alicia Berger Cooking School, IBAHRS International Hotel and Restaurant School Buenos Aires, and the Regency Institute Hotel School TAFE. Bochenski also served as Sous Chef at several esteemed restaurants throughout Melbourne and Sydney including Berardos, Four in Hand Bistro, and Windsor Hotel Oberoi. In 2008, Chef Bochenski joined Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as Sous Chef at Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort in Antigua.

About Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
Located in downtown Santa Fe, steps from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi® is an intimate world-class vacation retreat and New Mexico’s most lauded hotel. Since it was established in 1990, the Inn has set the standard for luxury and service among small city hotels. The 58-room, boutique hotel celebrates the enduring creative spirit of the region’s Native Americans with massive hand-carved doors, sculptured stairways and sandstone walls that whisper of prehistoric Pueblo living. The world-renowned Anasazi Restaurant offers unique and inspired dining choices that showcase the region’s culinary heritage. Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi has been honored four times with the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Award, the highest accolade presented by AAA to hotels and restaurants based on facilities, amenities and service. Among its other esteemed honors this year, Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi placed onto Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List, received several accolades from Travel + Leisure’s 2013 World’s Best list and was named one of the “Best Hotels in the U.S.” by U.S. News & World Report:

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