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Santa Fe School of Cooking

Address: 125 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, NM
Phone Number: 505 983 4511
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Ranked #8 of 101 Activities in Santa Fe
Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Come discover the rich culinary history of the "City Different” at the Santa Fe School of Cooking...
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Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
Activities: Leisure education
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Come discover the rich culinary history of the "City Different” at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, the authority on Southwestern cuisine. The School offers a variety of authentic classes and events, including demonstration and hands on cooking classes, restaurant walking tours, and a regional market. Celebrating over 23 years in business!

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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I took the southwestern cooking boot camp which was amazing. I cook a lot, yet still learned a lot, and it was really fun to learn from local chefs, as well as school staff. I ate way too much, but every mouthful was fabulous.

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Maine
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14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A big part of the Santa Fe experience is the food. To take that a step beyond sampling the many great restaurants in Santa Fe, I attended a demonstration of Traditional Mexican cooking at the Santa Fe Cooking School. A chef talked through his preparation of a full meal, as we watched his workspace in mirrors and video. He provided... More 

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Seattle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This tamale class was great fun and we ended up with sharing great food with some very nice people. The facility is very nice. There is an appropriate amount of room and variety of tools available for such a class. The workspace was pretty well organized. I saw a lot of looks how monks my fellow students when we all... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Took a hands on Burrito class. Very nice facility, professional teachers, delicious food. We made 3 types of Burritos, I got to make a green chilli sauce, but was also able to observe other foods being made. The class is 3 hours, includes the last 1/2 hour to eat. They provide coffee or ice tea and have wine for purchase.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

You can watch preparation of traditional New Mexico dishes, participate in the preparation (of assorted salsas), and enjoy a tasty meal you watched being prepped. A great experience of individuals, families (with older children), or groups.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying I have done three other events at Santa Fe School of Cooking, at least one with Chef Michelle, and enjoyed them very much. However, this time we were at the new school and signed up for a hands-on taco workshop. There were probably 20 people in the class. We were preparing about 8 different dishes.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

When in Santa Fe, don't miss a visit to the Santa Fe School of Cooking. Our tour group was scheduled to have lunch there, and I admit I was a bit tepid about this event on our agenda. My was I wrong! The food and the chef, Lois Ellen Frank, were outstanding, and it was such a fun experience. Chef... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My sister and I went to Santa Fe for a little getaway and while we enjoyed the museums, churches, shopping, art galleries and restaurants, we were thrilled with our cooking class with Chef Michelle Roetzer and Noe Cano. Since I live in Philadelphia, southwestern food is something I don't see in my neck of the woods. Michelle gave us so... More 

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Ottawa
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14 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

While staying at the Eldorado Hotel we walked out the back door and turned left on Johnson Street to the cooking school one block away at the corner of North Guadalupe. Due to time constraints we did not take any of their one-day hands-on or demonstration classes but we did stock up on local spices, chilies, salsas, jams, utensils and... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Found the history of NM food interesting which led to the making of the mole. Enjoyed the seating arrangement and the continuously full coffee cup. The food portions were generous. Too bad our dessert didn't come together in time.......even chefs have disasters! Would take another course.

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