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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

  • At the Galisteo Bistro meet the chef/owner Robert Chickering whose attention to detail and passion for authentic made-from-scratch Mediterranean food has skyrocketed his restaurant to #1 on Santa Fe Trip Advisor!

  • Luminaria at the Inn at Loretto celebrates the art of food by presenting Santa Fe's only Concious Cuisine dining experience. The Luminario culinary staff purchases fruits, vegetables and spices from local farmers and prime grades of meat from regional ranchers to create a menu that focuses on a sustainable approach to food.

  • 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!

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




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.

Situated in a gorgeous 100 year old adobe home in historic downtown Santa Fe, Tanti Luce 221 is unique, warm and inviting, with its original kiva fireplaces and beautiful stained glass windows. You will be treated to tastings of their featured eclectic European cuisine crafted by Chef Tom Kerpon.

The social heart of the historical La Fonda Hotel is the newly renovated La Plazuela dining room. Filled with natural light, whimsical folk art touches and legendary hand-painted windows, La Plazuela offers diners contemporary interpretations of American standards. Chef Lane Warner updates Northern New Mexico classics with locally sourced organic meats and produce.

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

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

Restaurant Walk III - $115.00+tax per person.

Matt Yohalem

At the Old House Restaurant meet Chef de Cuisine Evan Doughty, and 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.

315 Restaurant & Wine Bar has been home to Chef Louis Moskow since 1995. Determined to offer Santa Feans and visitors a truly French experience was his dream and he has succeeded beyond
all expectations. 315 is an elegant, intimate restaurant serving exceptional seasonally-driven French cuisine and an extensive 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.

Santacafe, situated in the historic Padre Gallegos House, is an enduring Santa Fe institution. For nearly 30 years, it has consistently received the highest praises from visitors and locals alike. We will finish our tour of fine dining establishments at the restaurant that Travel & Leisure has described as "elegant yet informal, with successfully inventive dishes, it is widely considered to be the cities finest restaurant".

Because our wonderful Santa Fe Chefs LOVE to feed you, please reconsider dinner reservations after one of our Restaurant Walking Tours!

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