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Master the flavors of the real Southwest with a cooking class reflecting the unique cultural mix of Santa Fe. Classes are offered several times a week and include menus of traditional New Mexican, Native American, Mexican, Spanish, vegetarian and contemporary Southwestern cuisine.
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Our classes, taught by some of the best chefs in Santa Fe, are not only entertaining and educational, but delicious, too. View the Cooking Class Descriptions for a complete listing of classes or call us direct at 505-983-4511.

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Click on any class title on the Class Calendar for details and to Register for the class.


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November 2014
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
       1
SW Thanksgiving
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
2
Tamales I
11:00 am
3
Boot Camp
10:00 am
4
Boot Camp
10:00 am
5
Boot Camp
10:00 am
6
Native Harvest
6:00 pm
7
CSW VI
10:00 am

Walk II
2:00 pm
8
Rellenos
2:00 pm
9 10 11  12
CSW I
10:00 am
13  14
Tacos
10:00 am

Red Chile Workshop
2:00 pm
15
Walk III
2 pm

Cuis of Mex III
10:00 am
16 17  18
Trad II
10:00 am
19 20  21
Walk I
2:00 pm
22
Mole & More
10:00 am

Salsa I
2:00 pm
23 24  25
Trad I
10:00 am
26
Tamales I
10:00 am

Tamales I
10:01 am
27  28
CSW II
10:00 am

Walk II
2:00 pm

Green Chile Workshop
3:30 pm
29
Burritos
2 pm

Trad III
10:00 am

Shop Walk
2:01 pm
30 

See December thru April 2015
Calendar of Events


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.


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December 2014
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 1 2 3 4  5
Green Chile Workshop
10:00 am

Walk III
2:00 pm
6
SW Christmas
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
7 8  9
SW Brunch
10:00 am
10 11  12
SW BBQ
10:00 am

Walk I
2:00 pm
13
Traditional New Mexican Christmas
10:00 am

25th Anniversary
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
14 15 16 17 18  19
Tamales I
10:00 am

Walk II
2:00 pm
20
SW Tapas
10:00 am
21
Rellenos
11:00 am
22
Tamales I
10:00 am

Shop Walk
2:01 pm
23
CSW VI
10:00 am

Walk III
2:00 pm

Rellenos
2:01 pm
24
Traditional New Mexican Christmas
10:00 am
25  26
Trad I
10:00 am

Walk I
2:00 pm

Red Chile Workshop
3:30 pm
27
CSW II
10:00 am

Burritos
2:00 pm
28
CSW Light
11:00 am
29
Native American I
10:00 am

Green Chile Workshop
3:30 pm
30
OKeeffe
10:00 am

Walk II
2:00 pm
31
Tamales I
10:00 am

January 2015
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    1  2
Walk III
2:00 pm
3 
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25  26
Southwest Culinary Bootcamp
9:00 am
27
Southwest Culinary Bootcamp
9:00 am
28
Southwest Culinary Bootcamp
9:00 am
29 30 31 

April 2015
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1 2 3 4 
5 6 7 8 9 10 11 
12  13
Southwest Culinary Bootcamp
9:00 am
14
Southwest Culinary Bootcamp
9:00 am
15
Southwest Culinary Bootcamp
9:00 am
16 17 18 
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30