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Opera Event - $98.00+tax per person.

Merging taste and sound with the Santa Fe Opera!
Opera and food....what a great combination! Join us to celebrate and learn more about The Santa Fe Opera featuring the flavors of the operas and delicious music! One of our chefs will guide you through a new and creative menu that has been specifically tailored for the Opera's 2015 festival season. Soprano Ingela Onstad, an exciting and talented Santa Fe Opera alumna, will intertwine singing with food and lively conversation with Opera staff. Menu to include:

Cumin spiced flat bread with hummus, carrot and cardamom puree, Salad Nicoise-haricot vert, quail egg, potato, tuna and olive tapenade on toasted baguette, Dolmas filled with rice, raisins and almonds with tzatziki sauce, chicken breast stuffed with chicken and sundried tomato sausage in sage brown butter sauce on polenta with sautéed arugula and apple pie ala mode.

Each event will last 3 hours and include a full meal.

Farmer's Mkt. Class - $115+tax per person.

Class will meet at 8:00AM under the water tank at the colorful Santa Fe Farmers Market. We will then tour the market, meet the farmers and help pick out the freshest herbs and produce to take back to the school. Back at SFSC, the class will enjoy learning cooking techniques and the history of the foods grown in the region culminating in a magnificent feast highlighting the Farmer's Market fresh ingredients. Menu varies based on the seasonality of ingredients. Class limited to 16 people, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Summer I - $110+tax per person.

Celebrate the summer season with this intimate, hands-on class on the Santa Fe School of Cooking's own patio. Everything will be prepared on our grill and our new wood-fired oven!

Masa encrusted pork chops with a green chile and raisin chutney, grilled sweet potato salad, red lettuce with pears, walnuts and a honey-sherry vinaigrette, and apple empanadas. 3-hours, hands-on, limit 12.

Summer II - $110+tax per person.

Celebrate the summer season with this intimate, hands-on class on the Santa Fe School of Cooking's own patio. Everything will be prepared on our grill and our new wood-fired oven!

Italian sausage with caramelized onions & poblano chiles, zesty creamy corn with scallions, garlic flatbreads, roasted rosemary potatoes and berry cobbler. 3-hours, hands-on, limit 12.

Summer III - $110+tax per person.

Celebrate the summer season with this intimate, hands-on class on the Santa Fe School of Cooking's own patio. Everything will be prepared on our grill and our new wood-fired oven!

Bacon wrapped shrimp marinated in chipotle on jack cheese, green chile cornbread with grilled vegetables and baked apricots with sweet crumble toppings. 3-hours, hands-on, limit 12.

Southwest Culinary Boot Camp - $1325.00+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!
The next Boot Camp is scheduled for November 2-4th 2015. This very popular class is limited to 12 people and fills up fast. Don't be left out!

Due to popular demand, we've added another bootcamp - February 1-3, 2016.

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

Spanish Market Class - $90.00+tax per person.

Come celebrate Spanish Market with 8 time nominee for Best Chef of the Southwest, James Campbell Caruso, chef/owner of La Boca and Taberna, two hotspots not to be missed when visiting Santa Fe. As James continues to explore the flavors of Spain, you will taste dishes from his restaurants' tapas menus that are fun and deliciously beyond ordinary.

This is a demonstration class that includes recipes and a full meal.

20% of the proceeds from this class are donated to the Spanish Colonial Arts Society