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Riding Amtrak Home to Santa Fe

Riding Amtrak Southwest Chief extends the vacation experience  Spectacular landscapes and pristine vistas not visible from interstate highways are seen along the way. 

The meals in the dining car are delicious. Amtrak has enlisted the expertise of prominent, well respected chefs, restaurateurs and authors to drive ideation and differentiate its onboard menus. This group of celebrity chefs has influenced Amtrak menus and culinary product development by creating exciting, flavorful food with a regional focus.

Members of the Chef's team include James Beard Award winning Chef Jamie Bissonnette of Boston, Chef Matthias Merges of Chicago and Chef Roberto Santibanez of New York.