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Santa Fe School of Cooking

125 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, NM
505 983 4511
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Ranked #5 of 78 Activities in Santa Fe
Type: Classes/Workshops
Activities: Leisure education
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... more » 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! « less
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Munster, Indiana
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208 reviews 208 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

What a great way to experience 5 restaurants in 3 hours. We paid for a 3 hour tour starting at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, led by their Chef. Each restaurant served one or more items. Beware the delicious wine at every stop, it catches up with you in all that crisp mountain air! A great way to spend... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My friends and I recently traveled to Santa Fe and high on our list was to take a cooking class at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. We chose a class based on a cookbook written by Georgia O'Keefe's chef, and all of the recipes reflected very fresh ingredients and fairly simple preparation. Ours was a demonstration class, so we... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took two classes and the food tour. Our experience if the classes was mixed. The educational part was interesting (though duplicative). Our enjoyment of the cooking class was dependent in the people in our group of four. ( we were two). I wish the instructor had more control over the difficult people who didn't play well in the sandbox.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Attended the New Mexico Traditional class. It was very interesting. Michelle Roetzer is a fantastic instructor-lots of history as well as good techniques. The food was delicious. Went home and made the red chile sauce! Great activity while visiting Santa Fe.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was a memorable evening with Chef Michelle. We learned about the origin of the ingredients and the meal and how to prepare it. We could participate as much or as little as we liked knowing we would still get to eat something tasty. This is great for team building or with friends and family.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have participated in much better food tours that cost half the price (ex: South Beach) or were private tours (ex: Puerto Rico Old Town). There were four restaurants on the tour and two restaurants did a great job hosting. The other two stops were bars, with one of them being a replacement for a restaurant which led to a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I went on the restaurant walking tour. It started with a refreshing shrimp cocktail at the cooking school. We visited 4 different spots and all were prepared for us and provided a nice sample. A must- do for any foodie.

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We visited 4 restaurants where we met the chefs and/or owners for an inside look at the kitchens, and at each restaurant we were served a very wonderful small plate with a glass of wine. Only a couple of the chefs offered cooking tips that I would use at home-- I had hoped for more of that type of thing.... More

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Sierra Madre, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We participated in the 3-hour Southwest Tapas class from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on a Wednesday morning. The chef was delightful and very informative. Cameras were set up at strategic locations so that we had no trouble watching what was being prepared. The room was bright and well-appointed, and the tables at which we were seated were very comfortable.... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

On a recent trip to Santa Fe, my wife and I took a class on Southwestern Barbeque at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. Although we've also taken some of the School's "hands on" classes in the past, this one was demonstration only. Nevertheless, it was a wonderful experience that lasted a little over three hours and culminated in a... More

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