New MexicoCooking Vacations, Foodie Tours, Culinary Getaways
New Mexican cuisine draws upon the flavors of Mexico, Texas and California, with an emphasis on green chile as a defining ingredient. While this regional cuisine may be heavily influenced by neighboring lands, it has grown in popularity due to its distinct stylistic differences and manner of preparation. Enjoy its unique restaurants, stay in one of the many boutique hotels, and experience a hands-on cooking class at one of the many recreational cooking schools.
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Choose one of our Pre-Packaged Vacations to New Mexico
During your special culinary getaway to this enchanting destination, you’ll enjoy authentic New Mexican cuisine, a 3-hour hands-on cooking class with master chef, food and cultural tour of historic Santa Fe, and experience the best of the city’s considerable art scene.
Taos is home to very talented chefs who are lending their skills to the art of culinary instruction. Your getaway will include hands-on cooking paired with gourmet dining to create memories of a magical (if not mystical) experience in this truly enchanting destination about 90 minutes north of Santa Fe.
Check into your luxury condominium suite accommodations in the heart of romantic Santa Fe. You'll enjoy authentic New Mexican cuisine, a 3-hour hands-on cooking class with a master chef, experience a docent-guided cultural tour of historic Santa Fe, and experience the best of the city’s considerable art scene.
Blue Plate Special brings the same passion and sense of fun to our cooking classes as we do to our catering. We offer lessons in all types of cuisines—for everyone from the “recipe-challenged” to the home gourmet. Let us plan something special for your next private or corporate event.
Chef Nuevo Caliente Catering Santa Fe866-456-9854
Discover a new world of flavor with catering services and cooking lessons from our personal chef at Chef Nuevo Caliente Catering. With more than 40 years of experience in the kitchen, Brian Nelson provides delicious food and great services. He loves to cook, and enjoys teach people how to cook.
Comida de Campos Embudo505-852-0017
At Comida de Campos, we have embraced farming as an extension of who we are. We have been chemical-free and practicing organic methods for almost 15 years now. Comida de Campos is proud to offer a wide variety of hands-on culinary adventures, farm tours and cooking classes.
Cookin’ up Change Santa Fe505-474-7158
We specialize in creating dynamic learning environments that inspire teams to improve communication and problem solving skills. Discover how our innovative team cooking programs use the experiential process to engage participants, enhance learning, and strengthen working relationships.
Le Café Miche Albuquerque505-299-6088
Le Café Miche features French country cuisine. We hold cooking classes every Tuesday evening…and in July, every one will be a “French Cooking De-Snootified and Made Easy” class. Our every-Thursday-night Wine & Culinary Adventures will be conducted all month at $28 per person.
Rancho Manzana Chimayo505-351-2227
Customize you own cooking class; specify the cuisine and tailor it to your personal level of expertise. Classes generally last 3 hours and include a wonderful meal either in our spacious kitchen or outdoors under the ramada. We have a wide variety of international chefs from which to choose.
Santa Fe Culinary Academy Santa Fe505-983-7445
Located in the heart of Santa Fe's historic district, the SFCA offers community cooking classes and a unique one-year Professional Culinary Program. The SFCA also hosts distinctive pop-up restaurants, a student restaurant and event space for Santa Fe locals and out of town guests alike.
Taste What's Happening!
Santa Fe Wine Festival
7/4/2015 - 7/5/2015
Sample delicious New Mexico wines, buy directly from the vintners and enjoy food, music and arts & crafts.