Chef Martinez helms the kitchen at De La Tierra

“When things get hectic, just keep swimming” Story and picture originally published in Taos News Cristina Martinez felt the pull of the kitchen early on. The new executive chef at El Monte Sagrado Resort & Spa has been cooking for about 17 years. She is 34 years old. “My mom used to cook for many…

Ray Naranjo, Executive Chef at El Monte Sagrado, at work En la cocina Photo: Katharine Egli Images and story originally published in Taos News Ray Naranjo, Executive Chef at El Monte Sagrado, has a personal motto that keeps him going in life and in the kitchen. “I feel I need to work until my heroes…