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All Things Pumpkin! Thursday, October 16th, 6:00-9:00 PM - $85.00+tax per person.

The fall harvest is one of the most exciting times of the year with the crisp weather. SFSC is offering a really fun class on "What to do with all that pumpkin"! Join us for some creative recipes featuring pumpkin.
This is a demonstration-style class that includes a full meal.

Menu includes:
Pumpkin Ravioli with SW. Sage Butter
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Chocolate Crumb Crust.
Iced Pumpkin Soufflé
Diced and Roasted Pumpkin with Oregano and Red Chile Honey
Mixed Greens with Roasted Pumpkin and Green Goddess Dressing

Bonus Class III...only $40 plus tax per person. The best deal in town. - $40.00+tax per person.

At this time of year we are developing some delicious New Mexican and Southwestern fare with the help of our bonus class participants! The Bonus III class includes: Salad of Jicama, Grapefruit and Avocado, Turkey Fettuccini with Green Chile and Sour Cream Sauce, Southwest Stuffed Fresh Tomatoes, Apple Smoked Bacon Lardons with Wilted Kale and Sweet Potato Enchiladas with Cajeta (Mexican caramel sauce).


Don't forget these classes include a demonstration and a full meal for only $40 per person plus tax...the best deal in town
Call us at 1-800-982-4688 or 505-983-4511 for additional information about our bonus 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

Southwestern Christmas in Santa Fe! Saturday, December 6th, 10:00-2:00 PM - $85.00+tax per person.

Christmas in the SW is one of the most festive times in Santa Fe. Please join us for a detailed menu, how to set the table for the holiday occasion, complete with napkin folding, table decoration, creative place gifts for your guests and their children. This menu is so versatile it can be a served meal or a buffet. Most all of it can be done well in advance,
Menu:
Endive Salad with Pomegranate, Walnut and Blue Cheese
Fiesta Consomme
Red Chile Glazed Ham
Sweet Potato Timbales
Green bean bundles, with dill butter
French tart of dried apples

Southwestern Thanksgiving-Menu Ideas, Decorating and Planning! Saturday, November 1st, 10:00-2:00 PM - $85.00+tax per person.

Please join us to help you create a memorable and tasty Thanksgiving meal.
You will learn to prepare a menu that can be served in courses or presented as a buffet. Emphasis will be on updated recipes (most that can be prepared in advance with little last minute finishing), featuring southwestern flavors. Learn how to set the table, fun ideas for place gifts that will include the children, and in-expensive solutions for table decorations. Finally we will all sit and enjoy everything that is created.

Menu includes:
Sautéed Scaloppini of turkey with Cranberry, and red chili glaze
Green Chili spoon bread
Brussel sprouts
Make ahead buttermilk mashed potatoes
Cranberry and spicy cranberry relish with glazed shallots.
Individual Iced Pumpkin soufflés

Thanksgiving Leftovers Thursday, November 20th, 6:00-9:00 PM - $75.00+tax per person.

Too much Turkey?
At the SFSC we will gladly show you how to disguise those leftover scraps of turkey. In fact, you may decide to roast your turkey in advance and use one of these recipes for your thanksgiving meal!

Turkey and Fresh Spinach soup
Fettuccini with Turkey, Green Chile and Sour Cream Sauce
Quick, Southwestern Turkey Pot Pies.
Green Chile Turkey and Mushroom Enchiladas

At the Artist's Table - $250.00+tax per person. new

john sedlar class
August 19, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, The Santa Fe School of Cooking, the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and the Partners in Education Foundation for the Santa Fe Public Schools are proud to present exclusive dinners inspired by Santa Fe's dynamic arts community.

In celebration of Indian Market, Jemez Pueblo Artist Phillip Vigil and Santa Fe native Chef John Rivera Sedlar will collaborate on an exquisite menu, discuss their inspirations and present each guest with a signed original limited-edition work of art by Mr. Vigil, whose work can be seen at Shiprock Santa Fe.
Among his many awards John Rivera Sedlar has been selected as one of the Top Ten Chefs in America. He will soon open a much anticipated restaurant at the new Drury Hotel in downtown Santa Fe. This promises to be a truly memorable evening. Proceeds benefit Partners in Education and the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission.

To register for this benefit event go to attheartiststable.eventbrite.com

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.

Southwest Culinary Boot Camp - $1325.00+tax per person.

roasted nopales
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 Camps are scheduled February 16-18th, 2015 and April 13-15th, 2015. These very popular classes are limited to 12 people and fill up fast. Don't be left out!

Please call Nicole at 1-800-982-4688 to obtain more information about this special 3-day excursion into Southwestern cuisine.

Bonus-I ...only $40 plus tax per person. The best deal in town. - $40.00+tax per person.

At this time of year we are developing some delicious New Mexican and Southwestern fare with the help of our bonus class participants! The Bonus I class includes: Caesar Salad with Red Chile Croutons, Southwestern Marinated, Butterflied Roast Chicken, Red Chile Pasta with Cilantro Pesto, Gratin of Zucchini and Berry Pudding!


Don't forget these classes include a demonstration and a full meal for only $40 per person plus tax...the best deal in town
Call us at 1-800-982-4688 or 505-983-4511 for additional information.

Bonus-II ...only $40 plus tax per person. The best deal in town. - $40.00+tax per person.

Bonus Class II At this time of year we are developing some delicious New Mexican and Southwestern fare with the help of our bonus class participants! The Bonus II class includes: Tejas Rellenos (like Jalapeño Poppers), Santa Fe Slaw, Chile Rubbed Sirloin with Southwest Butter, Au Gratin Potatoes with Dry Jack Cheese and Green Chile and Apple Pinon Tart!


Don't forget these classes include a demonstration and a full meal for only $40 per person plus tax...the best deal in town.

Call us at 1-800-982-4688 or 505-983-4511 for additional information about our bonus classes.


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.

Demonstration Classes


Say Cheese, Please! - $85.00+tax per person.

When it comes to cheese, there are two classics: grilled cheese and mac & cheese. Just ask cheese expert and author (and Wine and Chile favorite) Laura Werlin. The James Beard award-winning author has written two books on grilled cheese, and one on mac & cheese. For this class, Laura will feature four creamy, gooey, utterly irresistible mac & cheese and gooey grilled cheese sandwich recipes from her books along with specially chosen wines to go with them-but-that's not all! As a self-described cheese Edu-tainer, Laura will feature specially chosen cheeses in the cooked dishes for everyone to taste in their pre-cooked form. Finally, those cheeses will also be paired with wines, posing the
question, which is the better complement to the wine? The cheese in the natural form or in the grilled cheese and macs & cheese? Or both? Grab some friends and decide together at this fun, decidedly cheesy and o-so-winter-friendly class. What better way to spend a chilly January Friday night than with the ultimate comfort foods, wine and friends? 6:00-9:00 pm