Located one block north of the historic Santa Fe Plaza, in the heart of the chic Destination Marcy Street district, and a local favorite since 1996. In the same year Il Piatto was named Top 20 Best New Restaurants by Esquire Magazine, and in 2013, voted Best Restaurant by Edible Magazine, as well as a 2013 Gayot “Top Spot - Top Romantic Spots” . Besides the Four Stars in the Albuquerque Journal, Il Piatto has also been featured in numerous local and national publications. Boasting an authentic Italian farmhouse décor complete with a custom wine cave, wine bar, private banquet facility and sidewalk patio. A leader and proud participant of Farm to Table, Il Piatto sources its ingredients directly from local farms, dairies and ranches.
A graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts program,Chef Matt has worked and studied in some of the finest kitchens with some of the greatest chefs and restaurateurs in the world. Chef Matt worked at Union Square Café with Michael Romano, and Danny Meyer. At Commander’s Palace with Emeril Lagasse, and Miss Ella Brennan. At Le Cirque with Daniel Boulud, and Sirio Maccione as well as other top restaurants in the United States and Michelin Starred restaurants in France. Chef Matt has made numerous television and teaching appearances and has served on the Board of Directors for Santa Fe Wine and Chile, Santa Fe Restaurant Association and the Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute.
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