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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.

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!



Salsa l

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.


Restaurant Walking Tours


Restaurant Walk I - $115.00+tax per person.

la boca chef

  • 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.