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Specialty Classes & Events


Healthy Cooking I - $60.00 +tax per person.

Please join us at The Santa Fe School of Cooking for a series of classes on quick and easy recipes for creating fresh, healthy menus. These once-a-month classes will take place on Wednesday evenings and include all recipes and preparation instructions. And as a special bonus, Meghan Boerding, a registered dietician at Christus St. Vincent will be on hand to offer healthy eating tips or crafting a food plan for specific dietary challenges. The menu will be: Black Bean and Quinoa Cakes with Grapefruit Salad, Spice-Rubbed Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw, Green Rice and Berry Crisp. Demonstration-style class, 3-hours long.

Healthy Cooking II - $60.00 +tax per person.

Please join us at The Santa Fe School of Cooking for a series of classes on quick and easy recipes for creating fresh, healthy menus. These once-a-month classes will take place on Wednesday evenings and include all recipes and preparation instructions. And as a special bonus, Meghan Boerding, a registered dietician at Christus St. Vincent will be on hand to offer healthy eating tips or crafting a food plan for specific dietary challenges. The menu will be: Capellini Vegetali, Eggless Caesar Salad, Basil Pesto-Marinated Chicken Skewers and Apple Crisp. Demonstration-Style, 3-hours long.

Healthy Cooking III - $60.00 +tax per person.

Please join us at The Santa Fe School of Cooking for a series of classes on quick and easy recipes for creating fresh, healthy menus. These once-a-month classes will take place on Wednesday evenings and include all recipes and preparation instructions. And as a special bonus, Meghan Boerding, a registered dietician at Christus St. Vincent will be on hand to offer healthy eating tips or crafting a food plan for specific dietary challenges. The menu will be: Moroccan Potato Cakes with Chermoula (Moroccan herb sauce), African Spiced Chicken and Couscous, Herb-Roasted Vegetables and Apple and Date Cake. Demonstration-Style, 3-hours long.

Healthy Cooking IV

Please join us at The Santa Fe School of Cooking for a series of classes on quick and easy recipes for creating fresh, healthy menus. These once-a-month classes will take place on Wednesday evenings and include all recipes and preparation instructions. And as a special bonus, Meghan Boerding, a registered dietician at Christus St. Vincent will be on hand to offer healthy eating tips or crafting a food plan for specific dietary challenges. The menu will be: Chile-Marinated Turkey Fillets with Roasted Pineapple Salsa, Lemon and Leek Rice, Beet and Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette and Flourless Chocolate Cake. Demonstration-style, 3-hours long.

The Botany of a Feast: a culinary and scientific exploration of edible plants - w/Wine -$200 | w/o Wine -$175 +tax per person. new

Join us for ‘The Botany of a Feast’, an immersive culinary and scientific experience with Deborah Madison and botanists Sarah Federman, PhD and Elisabeth Forrestel, PhD. You will be taken on tour of botanical diversity, local and wild plants, and how human history has been fundamentally shaped by plants. 20% of the proceeds from the dinner will fund the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s new ethnobotanical garden, an important living collection of plants used by humans. Some dishes served will be roasted sunchoke soup, quinoa flour crepe filled with chard, a beet and orache salad and a polenta cake with fruit compote and lemon verbena cream.

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 12:00 PM.

Outdoor 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 Green Chile and Raisin Chutney, Grilled Sweet Potato Salad, Red Lettuce with Pears, Walnuts and a Honey-Sherry Vinaigrette and Apple Empanadas. Hands-on, 3-hours.

OUtdoor 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!

Chipotle Marinated Shrimp and Bacon Skewers, Green chile and Cheddar Cornbread, Zesty Grilled Vegetable Skewers and Blueberry Tart. 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 with each day ending 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!

Bootcamps for 2017 are: April 17-19, November 6-8

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. July 29th, 2017, 10:00 AM.

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

Demonstration Classes


Authentic Spanish Tapas - $85.00 +tax per person.

When the Spanish arrived in New Mexico in the 16th century with domesticated animals, stonefruit and grapes among other things, they changed the way New Mexicans ate. Join one of our Spanish classes to discover the Foods of Spain before they merged with the Native foods and NM fare that was already being prepared in New Mexico.

Warm toasts with Serrano ham and tomato spread, baked spinach with goat cheese and onion compote, grilled beef with smoked sea salt caramel, Mediterranean salad, shrimp with almond and pine nut sauce, Magdalenas.

This is a 3-hour long, demonstration-style class that includes lunch.

Foods of Spain - $85.00 +tax per person.

When the Spanish arrived in New Mexico in the 16th century with domesticated animals, stonefruit and grapes among other things, they changed the way New Mexicans ate. Join one of our Spanish classes to discover the Foods of Spain before they merged with the Native foods and NM fare that was already being prepared in New Mexico.

Melon gazpacho with feta cheese crisps, cucumber salad with Serrano ham and tomato port vinaigrette, traditional paella with chicken, seafood and chorizo and crema catalana.

This is a 3-hour long, demonstration-style class that includes lunch.