Capturing the taste of summer
Lavender lemonade is a longstanding summer favorite at Los Poblanos. After a hot day in the fields or an afternoon bike ride, there’s nothing more refreshing. For many years we made our lemonade in small batches from a family recipe, cold-steeping culinary lavender in fresh-squeezed lemon juice for the best flavor, serving for special occasions and sharing with lodging and dining guests.
Liz Gallery was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. She started her career in the front of the house, and after realizing her passion for restaurants and cooking, she took to the kitchen. Chef Gallery pursued classical training in the culinary arts through apprenticeships with admired chefs including Chef Champe Speidel, Gracie’s, in Providence Rhode Island and Chef Pauly Santee, Rococo, in Hagerstown, Maryland.
The Hacienda Spa has been open for a full year and we're incredibly grateful to our community and team for making our first year a success. To celebrate, we've put together a collection of special treatments and summer wellness classes for July and August. Indulge in a restorative lavender experience at the height of our harvest season or add a soothing sound meditation to your treatment.
We are excited to announce our collaboration with Ranchlands, an agricultural business focused on the conservation of ranch lands in Southern Colorado that incorporates hospitality, craftsmanship, consulting and ecotourism initiatives. Our two properties share many of the same values around regenerative farming and supporting the local food economy. The team from Zapata Ranch will be visiting Los Poblanos for a conversation on Sustainable Ranching and Land Conservation on August 10th as part of our Dr. Armin Rembe Lecture Series, and a Dinner with Guest Chef Ivan Guillen on August 12th.