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Specialty Classes


Native Harvest Feast - $85.00+tax per person.

Native Harvest Feast
Thursday, November 6th 6:00-9:00
$85.00 per person plus tax

Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author with a PhD in Culinary Anthropology, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture.
She will offer a wonderful alternative to a traditional Thanksgiving Feast featuring Native foods.

Winter Squash Soup Garnished with Ginger Lime Cream and Ground Pumpkin Seeds
Baked Quail Stuffed with Black Walnuts
Sweet Corn & Sage Served on a Bed of
Julienne Vegetables,
Pumpkin Pinon Cake with Pumpkin Sauce and Canela Whipped Cream

Southwest Culinary Boot Camp - $1250.00+tax per person.

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Join us for an intensive 3-day cooking program we call the Southwest Culinary Boot Camp! This program is three full days gaining insight into the intricacies, tips and history of Southwestern food that make it so unique. We will cover material from knife skills, flavor labs, cooking techniques, ingredients and historical building blocks of the food. We will meet some of Santa Fe's top chefs who will share their thoughts on important cooking techniques. This is HANDS-ON and very interactive each day will end with a meal. The class culminates in a final exam where you will design and prepare a final meal for some Santa Fe's best palates!
Our next Boot Camp is scheduled for August 25-27, 2014. Because of the popularity of these intensive classes another has been scheduled on November 3-5, 2014. These very popular classes are limited to 10 people and fill up fast. Don't be left out!

Please call Nicole at 1-800-982-4688 to obtain more information about this very popular event.

Tasting New Mexico - $85.00+tax per person.

Few aspects of life in New Mexico say as much about our cultural heritage as our food. We can directly trace its development through the melding of Native, Spanish, Anglo, and other influences into a singular cuisine. Four-time James Beard Award-winning local authors Cheryl and Bill Jamison debut their latest cookbook, Tasting New Mexico: 100 Years of Distinctive Home Cooking, with a lively class offered three times this summer. Cheryl and Bill will celebrate New Mexico's proud culinary heritage and let you understand how our important dishes evolved over the 100 years of statehood. They'll pepper their demo class with tasty tales about researching their landmark book, and highlight our agricultural abundance. After being served a scrumptious meal of Watercress Salad with Herb Dressing, Smoked Trout, Chile con Carne, Sopa de Fideos, Calabacitas and Creamy Natillas, you will know how recipes vary from northern to southern New Mexico! This is a don't miss!

Call us at 1-800-982-4688 or 505-983-4511 for additional information about this special class.

Traditional New Mexican Christmas - $85.00+tax per person.

Christmas in Santa Fe is a magical time filled with centuries old culinary traditions. Come learn how we do the holidays in New Mexico! The demonstration will include the preparation of shredded pork tamales and poblano & corn tamales both served with red chile sauce, hearty holiday posole with green chile sauce, calabacitas and our famous official state cookie, bizcochitos.

This is a demonstration style class including a full meal.

Hands On Classes


Rellenos

Rellenos - $98.00+tax per person.

The word relleno means 'stuffed'. That being said there are so many varieties of chiles to stuff with many different fillings and batters. There are traditional rellenos and rellenos associated with traditional celebrations. Come join us in making four different types of chiles rellenos; New Mexican tempura rellenos, ancho chile rellenos, cream cheese stuffed jalapenos en escabeche and chiles en nogada.

Reserve your space early; this is a 3 hour class is limited to 16 people.

Tacos

Tacos - $98.00+tax per person.

When you make a taco, you are building your own meal by personalizing your filling, your salsa and your garnish. Come have fun with tacos in this hands-on class. Tacos will be prepared fiilled with potato, poblano chile and spinach, hot & smoky shrimp, chicken guacamole and tacos al Pastor, made with blue corn tortillas, flour tortillas and salsa fresca.

Reserve your space early; this 3-hour class is limited to 16 people

Hot Sauces - $75.00+tax per person.

Any dinner can be fantastic if you keep the right sauces stocked in your kitchen. In this workshop you will prepare the only three hot sauces you will ever need: smokey adobo tomato, green chile poblano, and herb and mustard mango habanero. Take your tasty products home to enjoy with your favorite meal!

Reserve your space early; this 2-hour class is limited to 16 people.

"I took a hands on class, Hot Sauces... Five star experience all the way."
Honolulu, 8/13

Burritos - $98.00+tax per person.

The history of the burrito can be traced to the Mesoamerican people of Mexico who used tortillas to wrap foods such as squash, tomatoes, and chile peppers. The Pueblo people of the Southwestern United States also made tortillas as wraps for beans, meat and other indigenous foods of that era.

In our new Burritos! class you will learn to make 3 versions of burritos; 3 Sisters, Burrito Bowl and Machaca, or shredded beef along with Salsa Fresca, Black Bean Tortillas, Cucumber Salsa, Green Chile Sauce and Red Rice.

The Chile Workshops!



Red Chile Workshop - $75.00+tax per person.

Do you love chile? Are you curious but unfamiliar? Our Chile Workshops will delight those already familiar with New Mexico's official state vegetable and light the fires of passion for those yet uninitiated. Here in the Land of Enchantment, chile is more than an ingredient; it is the embodiment of a diverse and rich cultural heritage and a distinct Southwestern lifestyle. Participants will explore chile's unique culinary history and discover how to handle them safely and efficiently in the kitchen. This workshop will include a lively discussion of the various dried red chiles and you will prepare: corn tortillas, red chile sauce made from New Mexican powder, roasted tomato & chipotle sauce, and red chile sauce made from New Mexican pods
Choose between our Red Chile or Green Chile workshop...or you can do them both!

Reserve your space early; this 2-hour class is limited to 16 people.

Green Chile Workshop - $75.00+tax per person.

Do you love chile? Are you curious but unfamiliar? Our Chile Workshops will delight those already familiar with New Mexico's official state vegetable and light the fires of passion for those yet uninitiated. Here in the Land of Enchantment, chile is more than an ingredient; it is the embodiment of a diverse and rich cultural heritage and a distinct Southwestern lifestyle. Participants will explore chile's unique culinary history and discover how to handle them safely and efficiently in the kitchen. This workshop will include an in depth discussion of the various fresh green chile and you will prepare: flour tortillas, green chile sauce, roasted tomatillo & cilantro sauce and green chile, mint & tamarind sauce
Choose between our Red Chile or Green Chile workshop, or you can do them both!

Reserve your space early; this 2-hour class is limited to 16 people.

The Salsa Series!



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Salsa l - $75.00+tax per person.

This hands-on class will give you the opportunity to prepare four different salsas that spice up even the simplest of dishes. You will spend a few minutes learning about the history of salsa, then begin chopping and dicing! You will learn to make and taste; pico de gallo, chayote orange salsa, pineapple, red chile and ginger salsa, and apple, raisin and pine nut salsa. These are quick make-ahead salsas for appetizers, entrees and even dessert.

Reserve your space early; this 2-hour class is limited to 16 people.

More Salsas - $75.00+tax per person.

This hands-on class will give you another opportunity to prepare four salsas that will spice up your meals. After a brief introduction, you will begin to chop and dice the ingredients to make and taste; white gazpacho salsa, mango jalapeno salsa, tomato, raisin and red chile salsa, bing cherry-pistachio salsa. These are salsas that can be made ahead make-ahead for appetizers, entrees and even dessert.

Reserve your space early; this 2-hour class is limited to 16 people.

The Tamale Classes!



Tamales l - $98.00+tax per person.

Come spend 3-hours to learn the intricacies of making traditional tamales. To highlight different tamale-making techniques we have chosen to make three different types, red chile and pork, Southern Mexican chicken in banana leaf and blue corn calabacita, all accompanied by an authentic New Mexican red chile sauce. You will use these techniques to make your own tamales, share your experience with the chef while they cook and then enjoy the tasty fruits of your labor at the end of class.

Reserve your space early; this 3-hour class is limited to 16 people.

More Tamales - $98.00+tax per person.

You have learned the basics of tamale making in our Tamale I class, now it's time to get down and learn the tricks of the trade like the higher end restaurants; tamales with duck confit in cherry BBQ sauce, mushroom and herb filled tamales with parmesan and truffle oil served with chipotle butternut squash sauce, and pear, pinon and goat cheese filled tamales
with rosemary red chile caramel sauce. You will learn new techniques to make your own high-end tamales, share your experience with the chef while you cook, and then enjoy the tasty fruits of your labor at the end of class.

Reserve your space early; this 3-hour class is limited to 16 people.

Demonstration Classes


Mole and More - $82.00+tax per person.

Mole is a sauce that originated in Mexico and, more specifically, the states of Puebla and Oaxaca. It can be black, red, yellow, green and pipian with chile peppers being the common ingredient. The mole of today have also added chocolate, pine nuts, pepitas, sesame seeds and cilantro just to name a few to their list of ingredients adding more complexity and richness to the sauce.

In this class you will learn to make Smoked Chicken with Mole, Perfect Protein Salad, Arroz Verde, Chile Glazed Carrots and Onions and Flourless Mexican Chocolate Torte with Raspberry Glaze!

Contemporary Southwest I - $82.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region's rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, the lore of the region and fabulous food. Grilled Salmon Fillet with Poblano-Lime Jam, Fresh Corn and Green Onion Tamale, Chipotle Black Beans, Cabbage Cilantro Slaw and Vanilla Espresso Flan. Demonstration Class

Contemporary Southwest II - $82.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region's rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, the lore of the region and fabulous food. Smooth spicy tortilla soup, grilled adobo marinated flank steak, cascabel steak sauce, green chile mac `n cheese, mojo marinated vegetables, and coconut flan with salted caramel.
Demonstration Class

Contemporary Southwest III

Contemporary Southwest III - $82.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region's rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare.

You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, the lore of the region and fabulous food: Pecos Black and Red Pork Tenderloin, Poblano Madeira Chile Sauce, Parmesan-Cilantro Mashed Potatoes, Red Cabbage Apple Relish, Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, and Pumpkin Cheesecake. Demonstration Class

Contemporary Southwest IV - $82.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region's rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, regional lore and fabulous food: Wild Greens and Apple Salad, Lamb Adovado with Chipotle Sauce, Caramelized Corn Garnish, Herb Roasted Vegetables, and Berry Pecan Tart. DEMONSTRATION

Contemporary Southwest Light - $80.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region,s rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of health-conscious Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, the lore of the region and fabulous food. Hearty Vegetable Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Lemon Southwest Rice, Fiery Turkey Fillets with Roasted Pineapple Salsa, and Mexican Chocolate Cake. Demonstration Class

Contemporary Southwest V

Contemporary Southwest V - $80.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region,s rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare.

You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, regional lore and fabulous food. Corn chowder with green chile croutons, pickled ancho chile rellenos with a chipotle-tomato sauce, saffron rice, vegetable salad with sunflower sprouts and serrano chiles, apple date cakes with cajeta creme Anglaise. Demonstration Class

Contemporary Southwest VI - $82.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region's rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, regional lore and fabulous food: Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Red Chile Cider Glaze, Apple-Pinon Chutney, Chipotle Sweet Potato Croquette, Braised Swiss Chard, Chipotle Corn Flan, and Mexican Chocolate Bistro Cake with Fresh Whipped Cream and Toasted Almonds. Demonstration Class

Contemporary Southwest VII - $82.00+tax per person.

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region's rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, regional lore and fabulous food. Field greens with goat cheese, chile pecans and butternut squash, six spiced pork tenderloin, coconut whipped sweet potatoes, winter vegetables, mango jalapeno salsa and churros with Mexican canela sauce
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Cooking Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe - $85.00+tax per person.

Join The Santa Fe School of Cooking, and the O'Keeffe Museum, to discover and explore some of Georgia O'Keeffe's ideas about food and cooking. One of our chefs will guide you through some of Ms. O'Keeffe's recipes featured in the book, A Painters Kitchen: Recipes from the Kitchen of Georgia O'Keeffe by Margaret Wood. Ms. O'Keeffe had a unique perspective on food for the time, really appreciating simple foods that were in season and grown and handled with care. Margaret will also be on hand to share personal stories and insights to into Georgia O'Keeffe's life, perspective on food and of course art, as she was her assistant for many years. This class will weave the recipes and their context to create the texture of Ms. O'Keeffe. This is a three hour long, demonstration style class that includes recipes and a full meal. Demonstration Class

Cuisines of Mexico I - $80.00+tax per person.

Mexico is country with a very diverse palate. In the long history of cultural assimilation, it has been a major influence on New Mexican food. The Santa Fe School of Cooking is pleased to present classes that allow you to experience the richness and variety of the foods of our Southern neighbor. In this class we will prepare: Corn Tortillas, Rich Black Bean Soup, Jicama, Watercress Salad with Jalapeno Peppers, Roast Pork Loin with Red Chile Mole, and Strawberry Tequila Mousse. Demonstration Class

Cuisines of Mexico III - $82.00+tax per person.

Mexico is country with a very diverse palate. In the long history of cultural assimilation, it has been a major influence on New Mexican food. The Santa Fe School of Cooking is pleased to present classes that allow you to experience the richness and variety of the foods of our Southern neighbor. In this class we will prepare chorizo enchiladas with quajillo sauce, goat cheese enchiladas with tomatillo sauce, arroz verde, frijoles borrachos and key lime tart. Demonstration Class

Cuisines of Mexico IV - $80.00+tax per person.

Shrimp Cocktail with Avocado and Chipotle Chile, Vera Cruz Style Roasted Fish with Tomato-Olive salsa, Saffron Rice Tumbado, and Pineapple-Coconut Ricotta Pie. Demonstration Class

Cuisines of Mexico V - $80.00+tax per person.

Mexico is country with a very diverse palate. In the long history of cultural assimilation, it has been a major influence on New Mexican food. The Santa Fe School of Cooking is pleased to present classes that allow you to experience the richness and variety of the foods of our Southern neighbor. In this class we will prepare pumpkin bisque, fish tacos with a salsa bar, pico de gallo, tropical fruit and avacodo cucumber salsa, paella style rice and peas and coconut empanadas. Demonstration Class

Fajitas - $80.00+tax per person.

Fajita is a diminutive form of the Spanish word for "belt", a term that butchers used along the Texas -Mexican border to describe what is called skirt steak in the U. S. Our chefs embellished the traditional skirt steak to create our own Southwestern version of this popular dish: Shrimp Ceviche, Chipotle Marinated Steak Fajitas, Chunky Avocado Salsa, Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, Habanero Pickled Onions, Jicama-Orange Salad with Red Chile Vinaigrette Dressing and Coconut Pound Cake. Demonstration Class

Mexican Light - $80.00+tax per person.

Mexico is country with a diverse palate. In our history of cultural assimilation, it has been a major influence on New Mexican food. The Santa Fe School of Cooking is pleased to present a class that allows you to experience the light side of the rich foods of our Southern neighbor . We will introduce you to Chicken soup with Jalpeno peppers and avocados, fresh tomato salsa, orange-marinated chicken fajitas, pickled red onions, fiesta slaw, Mexican rice and fresh fruit with tequila lime syrup. Demonstration Class

Native American I - $85.00+tax per person.

Their long history of farming, and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered as America's first great cooks. Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author and PhD in culinary culture, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture. Blue corn gnocchi arrowheads with guajillo chile sauce, seasonal greens with jalapeno dressing, lamb stuffed rellenos with tomato sauce, sweet frybread with seasonal berries and prickly pear syrup will be prepared and served. Demonstration Class

Native American II - $85.00+tax per person.

Their long history of farming, and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered as America's first great cooks.  Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author and PhD in culinary culture, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture.   
Trout with herbs and bacon baked in clay, Indian wild rice saute, sauteed rainbow chard, berry crisp. Demonstration Class

New World Mole - $85.00+tax per person. new

Chocolate-Entrees to desserts! Learn how Mesoamerican's `molli' became today's mole sauce and Aztec's and Mayan's chocolate drink made its way to Spain, as we explore and sample the history of chocolate - Mole Pipian -a traditional blend of chile poblano, nuts, pumpkin seeds and tomatillos served over chipotle seasoned shrimp, arroz verde, black beans and calabacitas. Margarita cheesecake for dessert!

Join us for this class on Saturday August 1, 2013 at 10:00 am.

Simply Santa Fe - $70.00+tax per person.

Wild greens salad with orange vinaigrette and chile pecans, raspberry chile glazed chicken with roasted poblanos and goats cheese, corn pudding, calabacitas and pecan bread pudding. Demonstration Class

Southwest Barbecue - $82.00+tax per person.

The term "barbecue" probably originated from the Spanish word "barbacoa" which loosely means to slow cook meat over a wooden platform. By the 19th century this culinary technique was well established in the American South with pork being the choice of meat for barbecuing.

Barbecue varies from region to region with Texas, Tennessee and North Carolina all proclaiming to be the "kings" of smoked meats. Here in the Southwest we love to grill and prepare barbecue with a "kick"-translation, we love our chiles in everything!

In this class, mixing savory and sweet flavors, you will learn to make Ribs with Chipotle Barbecue Sauce, Frijoles Charros, Green Tamales with Crema, Grilled Pineapple Slaw and Saffron Poached Pears with Salted Caramel Sauce.

Southwest Breakfast - $80.00+tax per person.

Let the Santa Fe School of Cooking get you going in the morning with a New Mexican brunch that combines the richness of local products and traditions to provide you with a meal that will keep you energized for the rest of the day: Chilaquiles with Chicken and Green Chile Tomatillo Sauce, New Mexican Egg Frittata, Chile-Glazed Bacon, Piloncillo Baked Apples with Cajeta Sauce, and Mexican Hot Chocolate (if it's chilly out!) or a Fruit Liquado. Demonstration Class

Southwest Brunch - $80.00+tax per person.

Let the Santa Fe School of Cooking get you going in the morning with a New Mexican brunch that combines the richness of local products and traditions to provide you with a meal that will keep you energized for the rest of the day: Chipotle Spinach and Goats Cheese Quiche, Blue Corn Pecan Pancakes, Fresh Berry Compote, Huevos Rancheros and Chorizo Cottage Fried Potatoes. Demonstration Class

Southwest Party Fare - $80.00+tax per person.

Want to impress your friends with what you did in Santa Fe? Invite them to a party and wow them with the Southwest party fare that you will learn to prepare in this fun class: Gazpacho, Crab and Corn Fitters, Goat Cheese and Mushroom Relleno served on Red Chile Sauce, Mini-shredded Pork Tacos, Corn Tortillas and Dixon Apple Pie Tamale. Demonstration Class

Southwest Tapas - $80.00+tax per person.

Tapas are a traditional Spanish way of eating with origins that ostensibly date to the 13th century. They are small appetizers/finger foods, made from a wide variety of ingredients. In contemporary restaurants they are often combined to make a full meal. Our class prepares Tapas with a Southwestern flare: Spanish tortilla, roasted pepper quesadillas with goat cheese, sauteed shrimp with orange-chipotle honey mustard sauce, meatballs with Romesco sauce, and apricot empanaditas. Demonstration Class

Traditional New Mexican I

Traditional New Mexican I - $80.00+tax per person.

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe's rich cultural traditions. Three classes on the traditional foods of New Mexico are at the heart of the Santa Fe School of Cooking.

These classes allow you to experience this delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region. This class includes corn tortillas, cheese enchilladas with red chile sauce, chicken enchilladas with green chile sauce, pinto beans, posole, and capirotada (bread pudding). Demonstration Class

Traditional New Mexican II

Traditional New Mexican II - $80.00+tax per person.

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe's rich cultural traditions. Three classes on the traditional foods of New Mexico are at the heart of the Santa Fe School of Cooking.

These classes allow you to experience this delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region. This class includes flour tortillas, carne adovada (red chile marinated pork), chiles rellenos, calabacitas (green chile, squash, corn), refritos, and sopapillas. Demonstration Class

Traditional New Mexican III - $80.00+tax per person.

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe's rich cultural traditions. Three classes on the traditional foods of New Mexico are at the heart of the Santa Fe School of Cooking. These classes allow you to experience this delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region. This class includes classic New Mexican green chile stew, blue corn and green chile muffins, pinon butter, quesadillas, salsa fresca and rich natillas. Demonstration Class

Traditional New Mexican IV - $80.00+tax per person.

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe's rich cultural traditions. Classes on the traditional foods of New Mexico are at the heart of the Santa Fe School of Cooking. They allow you to experience this delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region. This is our newest class on traditional New Mexican foods: it includes green chile and chico soup, beef carnitas served on a gordita, corn on the cob with cilantro lime butter, pickled jalapeno cabbage slaw and bizcochitos (New Mexico's official state cookie!) with cajeta. Demonstration Class

Wine Maker's Cooking Class Series - $145.00+tax per person.

On Trip Advisor our clients say:
"...best part of the trip"

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Come celebrate the glorious summer season of Santa Fe by joining us at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard, a charming vineyard 20 minutes north of the capital. We will be offering this very special program four times throughout the season. Meet at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard and watch one of our chefs prepare a meal with the freshest ingredients available. The class is being held outside in the middle of the vineyard where everything will be prepared in a wood burning oven or on the charcoal grill. After the preparation of the meal, let one of our local New Mexican winemakers discuss the history of grape growing in New Mexico and try some of northern New Mexico's best wines!

-Menus are prepared using local and seasonal ingredients, previously they have included items such as wood fired pizzas, fruit cobblers and pinon chile crusted pork chops!

Class size is limited to 24 people. Classes will run about 3 hours and include wine tasting and a full meal. Participants meet at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard. Demonstration Class



Restaurant Walking Tours


Restaurant Walk I - $115.00+tax per person.

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  • Agoyo, located at the Inn on the Alameda, features light gourmet fare, specially prepared by their esteemed Culinary Institute of America chef, Chef Jen Doughty. Ranging from traditional New Mexican appetizers and Santa Fe style paninis to fresh salads and crème brule, every item on their extensive menu is guaranteed to please the most discerning palate. This a a wonderful new addition to the Santa Fe food scene!

  • 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar, Chef Louis Moskow has been offering fine french cuisine at the 315 restaurant since 1995, First as partner, and four years later as Executive Chef and Owner. It is an elegant, intimate restaurant serving classically prepared French cuisine complemented by Moskow's seasonally-driven global wine list.

  • La Boca/Taberna, James Campbell Caruso's Spanish tapas restaurant, has been the place to be seen in Santa Fe from the moment he opened the doors. James has a unique cooking style that has made his restaurant stand out. He has been nominated four times by the James Beard Foundation for the "Best Chef in the Southwest" award. James takes the concept of tapas to a whole new place.

  • During the growing seasons Il Piatto chef/proprietor, Matt Yohalem has the local farmers bring their trucks to the front of his restaurant early in the morning to provide him with the best selection of the freshest local ingredients available in Santa Fe. Using these ingredients Chef Yoholem will entertain you with the preparation of one of his uniquely delicious regional Italian cuisine. Matt puts on a great show!

Because our wonderful Santa Fe Chefs LOVE to feed you, please reconsider dinner reservations following one of our Restaurant Walking Tours! All tours begin at The Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe St.

Due to the popularity of our tours, we strictly adhere to our 48-hour cancellation policy. Tours run 2PM to 5PM.




Restaurant Walk II - $115.00+tax per person.

  • Restaurant Martin is the restaurant that Chef Martín Rios and his wife Jennifer envisioned: A comfortable, refined and pleasing atmosphere where local people and Santa Fe visitors can enjoy Chef Rios' award-winning progressive American cuisine. He has a long-standing reputation for his innovative combination of flavors, colors and presentation. Using fresh, local produce and organic meats and poultry, Chef Rios creates cuisine that reflects Southwestern and Asian styles influenced by his classical training in French technique. He has multiple nominations for the Best Chef in the Southwest by the James Beard Foundation.


Santa Fe Spirits was founded by Colin Keegan in 2010 with the goal of becoming the Southwest's pre-eminent artisan distillery. With products ranging from silver whisky to barrel-aged apple brandy, Santa Fe Spirits is a relatively small distillery proud to be producing exceptional spirits designed to capture and accentuate the essence of the southwest. We will stop by and try one of their signatures cocktails paired with some local cheeses!

TerraCotta Wine Bistro is a smart casual food and wine restaurant located in the historic district of downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico, in a charming 19th century adobe building near the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and the Downtown Plaza. This unique Santa Fe restaurant features globally-inspired food, wine and beer, utilizing local and regional foods made from high quality, seasonal ingredients. A fun, inviting and informal ambiance offering moderately priced dishes and a great Sunday Brunch!

Casa de Chimayo, The owner of Casa de Chimayo Restaurant, Robert Cordova, learned to plant, harvest and roast green chile from the time he was a small boy growing up in Northern New Mexico. His family-great grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins helped make Chimayo chile famous. Holidays were huge feasts of chile and beans, carne seca, pan, tortillas, flan, sopa and more, all cooked with lots of love.

Robert continues these traditions at Casa de Chimayo serving some of the best Northern New Mexican cuisine in Santa Fe. Visit them at the corner of Guadalupe and Water Streets across from the Hilton Hotel. Hours of operation are 11AM-2PM and 5PM-9PM Monday through Saturday and brunch on Sunday from 10AM until 3PM.

Because our wonderful Santa Fe Chefs LOVE to feed you, please reconsider dinner reservations following one of our Restaurant Walking Tours! Tours run 2PM to 5PM.

Due to the popularity of our tours, we strictly adhere to our 48-hour cancellation policy.

All tours begin at The Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe.

Restaurant Walk III - $115.00+tax per person.

Matt Yohalem

At the Old House Restaurant Sample innovative cuisine featuring Southwestern ingredients from artisan farms and contemporary regional influences. Indulge in seasonal, fresh and creative libations exclusive to the casual, yet sophisticated, Agave Lounge.

Dinner for Two, Dinner for Two is a family-owned restaurant with an intimate fine dining atmosphere. Owners, Andy, Gregory and Pam Barnes use only grass fed organic beef, the freshest fresh, local products and seasonal foods to create their lively menu all paired with an award winning wine list!

The Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi is one of New Mexico's most highly acclaimed culinary destinations, The Anasazi Restaurant offers a fine dining atmosphere that is welcoming, elegant and rustic. Regional art is tastefully displayed throughout this beautiful Santa Fe restaurant. Enjoy tastings from the menu of Argentinean chef Juan Bochenski.

L'Olivier, French trained chef, Xavier Grenet, has over 20 years of experience, first in France and then in some of the world's finest restaurants. Chef Grenet brings his French techniques to create a clear and precise vision of his own to Southwestern cuisine at L'Olivier.

Because our wonderful Santa Fe Chefs LOVE to feed you, please reconsider dinner reservations after one of our Restaurant Walking Tours! Tours run 2PM to 5PM and begin at The Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe St.

Due to the popularity of our tours, we strictly adhere to our 48-hour cancellation policy.