Chef Artist Dinner & Silent Auction

April 27, 2023 | 5:30 PM


Please join us for our biggest event of the semester, our Chef Artist Dinner and Silent Auction on Thursday, April 27th at the Las Cruces Convention Center. We are assembling a great group of chefs to provide your meal including, Sean Staggs, Chef Consultant from Albuqerque, NM, Chef Carlos Solis, Executive Chef of the Las Cruces Convention Center, Chris Puga, Director of Food and Beverage for the El Paso Convention Center, our own Chef Pete Mitchell, Chef Instructor here at the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management as well as speciality cocktails by Daniel Gonzales. The evening will begin at 5:30 pm for our opening reception with specialty cocktails and wine and a Silent Auction. Dinner service of our five course meal with wine pairings starts at 6:30 pm.
This event is being planned by the HRTM 443 – Meetings, Convention and Special Events class supervised by Chef Danielle Young. Service will be provided by Chef Pete Mitchell’s HRTM 2120 – Food
Production and Service Fundamentals class.
Tickets are $125 per person. All proceeds benefit student scholarships, travel and activities, and faculty professional development.

Reservations can be made starting on Wednesday, February 1 at 9:00 am at the HRTM office or
by contacting Dustie Beavers at, or 575-646-7324. We accept cash, checks payable to the NMSU Foundation, or credit cards. Reservations are not final until paid for.