At the Western Horseman, our story is your story—a tale of Amarillo's vibrant past and its exciting future.
We’re not just a place; we’re a piece of Amarillo’s heart and soul, where history meets contemporary charm.
As a full-service establishment, we wear many hats for our community. We’re your go-to restaurant, offering delectable dishes to satisfy your cravings. We’re the neighborhood bar where you can kick back with friends and your favorite drinks. Step into our cocktail lounge, where mixology meets creativity, and where the night comes alive with live music. For travelers and locals alike, our hotel bar offers a welcoming haven for relaxation and enjoyment.
Our journey is a blend of the old and the new, and we’re excited to bring Amarillo’s vibrant spirit back to life. The Western Horseman is where you’ll find the heart of the city, a place to create memories, enjoy great food, savor refreshing drinks, and dance the night away. We invite you to be part of the Western Horseman story, where Amarillo’s past meets its promising future, and the fun never ends.
About the Chef
Best known for her Culinary passion and influence in the Texas panhandle, Rory has made a name for herself with in the the culinary and Hospitality world. She has collaborated with some of the top chefs in the country. She has appeared on the Today show, Rachel Ray, Dr. Oz and was a finalist on Food Networks, Food Network Star. Rory also is known as a brand ambassador for Certified Angus beef and a regular on KAMR NBC Studio 4 “Cooking with Rory.”
She Is the founder and CEO of Forking Good Hospitality Restaurant group. At 20 she opened her first restaurant Bourbon Street in Bergen County New jersey, Rory opened her 3rd Restaurant, Drunken Oyster, in Amarillo Texas in 2017, which has grown to be known as one of the best restaurants in Amarillo. Throughout Covid Rory and her team of over 150 fought to stay relevant in the culinary world. During the Covid pandemic, Rory and her team persevered and built Savor Tapas Bar, a first for Amarillo. Rory was one of a handful of chefs to be honored with a grant from the James Beard Foundation in 2020. With her third concept in Amarillo in the works, Rory is constantly creating new and fun concepts to bring to the Panhandle area. Stay tuned! Rory was also honored to be selected with only 80 other female chef operators by the Texas Restaurant Association.