About Santa Fe

il Piatto Italian Farmhouse Kitchen

95 W Marcy Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501


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.