Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute Kitchen Angels Home Grown New Mexico About our chefs

Local Organic Meals on a Budget has been fortunate to work with an amazing variety of talented and generous guest chefs. They donate their time to teach us about their passions: creative cooking, healthy food, and affordable local and organic meals. We're grateful for their contributions to the community and for continuing the dialogue about food, our health and the planet.


2014 LOMB chefs


Michelle Roetzer

Easy meals in 30 minutes!

Lead Instructor,
Santa Fe Community College’s Culinary Arts Program

Michelle brings 26 years of experience to the stoves. She began cooking at the age of 14 and rose to the position of Sous Chef at 21, eventually earning the title of Executive Chef. She has experience cooking throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Michelle has cooked for numerous notables including presidents Bush and Clinton, Al Gore, and Vicente Fox of Mexico. She is also a chef at the Santa Fe School of Cooking and a freelance caterer.


Andrew Cooper

Easy meals in 30 minutes!

Executive Chef
Terra, Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado

With more than 20 years of experience around the globe, Andrew Cooper’s diverse résumé includes a wealth of culinary expertise in a variety of cuisine styles.

A graduate of the esteemed Culinary Institute of America, Andrew brings more than 14 years of Four Seasons experience to his new role as Executive Chef at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado.


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