Santa Fe has been consistently recognized as one of the best cities in America for food! With such a vibrant palate and irresistible flavors, it’s no surprise that so many visitors want to learn how to use them in their own kitchens. The best way to experience the local cuisine is through one of the Santa Fe cooking classes! These hands-on lessons are professionally taught and perfect for visitors looking for a one-of-a-kind local activity. Connect with your inner-chef and spice up your vacation by booking one of these lessons today!
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4 of Our Favorite Santa Fe Cooking Classes
Santa Fe School of Cooking “Tacos”
This Mexican/New Mexican staple is about to get even better! The Santa Fe School of Cooking offers an extraordinary taco class in which you learn to personalize the dish with irresistibly delicious contents. Stuff the shell with hot and smoky shrimp, chicken guacamole, or poblano chile, and then top it off with your own personalized salsas and garnishes!
New Mexican Family Class
Also at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, this award-winning family-oriented lesson allows everyone to have fun and learn together. Kids will also be taught the importance of creating healthy eating habits. Hone the flavors of the region’s most unique ingredients as you create a feast of tamales and black bean tostadas smothered in red chile sauce.
Las Cosas Cooking School “Celebrating the Chiles of Old and New Mexico”
Explore one of the Southwest’s most famous ingredients. This Mexican chile class allows you to craft a menu that shows off the bold flavor and complexity of the pepper. The menu will include delectable items such as tortilla soup, classic chicken mole, queso, and shrimp empanadas. Be sure to stay until the end to learn how to make mouthwatering desserts like tres leches ice cream!
Las Cosas Cooking School “The Perfect Prime Rib”
Wow your guests this holiday season by learning to create the perfect prime rib! Crusty on the outside, tender on the inside, this special dish is one well worth learning. You will also be taught to prepare wedge salad with creamy green chile and blue cheese dressing, charred brussel sprouts, rosemary smashed potatoes, and more!
Don’t Forget the Restaurant Walking Tour
Even if the Santa Fe cooking classes aren’t your forte, the local culinary schools still offer something for you. The Santa Fe Cooking School Walking Tour takes you through some of the city’s best restaurants to sample just a few of their most tasty menu items. There are 5 walking tours to choose from, each boasting its own restaurant stops and perks! No matter which one you choose, your taste buds are in for a delightful journey. Previous guests have raved about this experience and we highly recommend it for you, as well!
Revel in Traditional New Mexican Food and Culture at Casa Escondida
Our cozy bed and breakfast in Chimayo, NM is perfect for those seeking more than the generic hotel experience. Located just minutes from Santa Fe, Casa Escondida provides the best of New Mexico’s countryside while never being far from all there is to experience. Our charming guest rooms accommodate guests for short term and long term stays and provide many of today’s modern comforts. The delicious daily breakfast is a favorite for many guests and features various American and New Mexican selections. Book your next getaway with us today or learn how you can enhance your stay with our tempting packages!
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