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Dishing Up® New Mexico

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Dishing Up® New Mexico is a visual tour of New Mexico’s food and drink scene, with beautiful photography of farms, inns, and more. Profiles of the people behind these enterprises, along with suggested itineraries for food lovers traveling the state, make this book an engaging read and a travel companion as well as a must-have cookbook.


Our Proud to be Local Members



Delicious New Mexico membership has its benefits.
For only $75 per year…


Access to Experts

Gain access to experts, mentors, and intellectual capital in every area of business — from entrepreneurs and service providers to retailers and seasoned pros.


A logo and membership network that stands for your values.


Open doors to new markets for your products.

Discounts on Education Series

These classes are truly where “The rubber meets the road” for learning how to run your food business.

Discounts on Main Events

Foodista Awards Night & Pitch Fest Party. We’ll showcase up-and-coming businesses while celebrating our local food industry leaders. We promise to bring you renowned speakers from far and wide that are successful, thoughtful, and relevant to you.


What our members say…

“Running our business in Taos means we run the risk of being isolated. Being a member of Delicious New Mexico keeps us connected and helps us bring our products to customers state-wide.”
- Matt’s Gluten Free Bakery
About Savor the Flavor – Delicious New Mexico’s premier food show…
“The good feelings of the event’s visitors was very obvious. The response to our product was fantastic! We were even approached by Local Flavor magazine and two radio stations for interviews. The Delicious staff was helpful and we would certainly do this event again.”
- Africa Zia Tea


Our sponsors care about New Mexico’s food economy



The Mid-Region Council of Governments is a multi-county governmental agency that is helping our region plan responsibly for the future, in light of anticipated growth in New Mexico’s mid-region. We provide planning services in the areas of transportation, agriculture, workforce development, employment growth, land-use, water, and economic development.

Bueno Foods

Bueno Foods is the Southwest’s premier producer of New Mexican and Mexican style foods, producing New Mexico flame roasted fresh frozen green chile, red chile, tortillas, salsas, and a line of ready-to-serve prepared products.

Ben E. Keith Foods offers customers more than 20,000 products, consisting of national brands as well as its own exclusive brands, in all broad line distribution categories – dairy, fresh and frozen meats, frozen foods, produce, poultry, seafood, disposables, and restaurant equipment and supplies.


Within this distinctly “Southwestern” feeling New Mexico hotel, you’ll find state-of-the-art meeting venues, award-winning dining and spacious guestrooms that reflect the beauty of the surrounding Sandia Mountains. Discover Hyatt Regency Albuquerque on your next visit to this historic area.

National Fiery Foods

National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show is the largest and most visited show about spicy foods and barbecue in the world. Held each March in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it features 200+ exhibitor booths filled with more than 1,000 different products. The show attracts more than 17,000 trade and general public attendees from all over the world.


The Rio Grande Community Development Corporation pursues community-wide healthy economic and social development that enriches traditional cultural values and historical uses of the land while supporting the peoples’ voice in development and reducing poverty through entrepreneurial enterprise.


BALLE equips entrepreneurs with tools and strategies for local success, and we provide the national forum for the most visionary local economy leaders and funders to connect, build their capacity and innovate.

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Founded in 1989 by members of the New Mexico Conference of Churches, The Loan Fund provides loans and assistance to improve the economic and social conditions of New Mexicans.


New Mexico Gas Company provides natural gas service to more than 500,000 New Mexico customers and maintains about 12,000 miles of natural gas pipelines across the state. Their Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs help homeowners and business owners with the cost of energy saving upgrades which provide substantial savings for years to come.

Melanie West was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She grew up on a ranch near the Cerrillos Hills. Her work in both photography and filmmaking has been influenced by her large family, plenty of dancing and music, a respect and ability for work with one’s hands, and the desert space around her.

About Us


Delicious New Mexico is a statewide organization with a mission of supporting the growth of our food economy. We provide a broad range of business and education services to small food companies with the goal of creating new jobs, advocating access to healthy food, and keeping wealth within the state. Delicious New Mexico is fiscally sponsored by the Rio Grande CDC, a non-profit organization that provides support to organizations in the areas of economic development.


Startup funding provided by
Citi Community Innovation Fund, local Sponsors, and Partners.


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Across North America, tens of thousands of individuals are supporting their local food businesses and in turn helping build stronger local economies. Delicious New Mexico’s mission is to support and nurture our state’s food economy while encouraging sustainability, creating jobs, and promoting healthy living. We invite you to join us.

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Delicious New Mexico

318 Isleta Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87105

Celerah Hewes-Rutledge, Executive Director

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Gina Riccobono, Membership Services

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