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South Dakota Culinary Travel

South DakotaCooking Classes, Cooking Vacations, Foodie Tours, Culinary Getaways

Just like its diverse landscape, South Dakota offers visitors a variety of choices when it comes to dining. From foods that honor our heritage—German, Dutch and Native American—to modern-day menus and restaurant chains, you’re sure to please the palate of every foodie. Experience a taste of South Dakota at a local eatery, fine dining establishment or classic Main Street café.

— South Dakota Cooking Schools —

Curry Masala
Rapid City 605-716-7788
Join us for an enchanting afternoon of exclusive Indian culinary experiences. Learn how to prepare mildly spiced rice, roti bread and curries. Learn about different spices and how to use them. We have limited seats, and schedules vary, so call for upcoming classes.
Sanaa’s Gourmet Mediterranean
Sioux Falls 605-275-2516
Sanaa offers Mediterranean cooking classes for small groups — these short, one-night events are designed to introduce people to healthy food preparation techniques and also expose others to the joy of preparing and sharing a meal with friends
Someone’s In The Kitchen
Rapid City 605-341-5044
Someone's In The Kitchen offers seasonal cooking classes in the fall, winter and spring. Our chefs come to us from popular Rapid City and Black Hills restaurants, through referral from outstanding local gourmands, and occasionally we bring in outside visiting chefs.

Taste What's Happening!

Strawbale Winery Folk Off

Music, Wine, Beer, and a beautiful country setting.
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Clark Potato Day

Entertainment, parades, potato sack races, recipe contests, potato sculptures, craft market, dance band at night and many more events.
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Downtown Riverfest

Sioux Falls
Enjoy music, art and food at this new downtown event that embraces the beauty of the Big Sioux.
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Wing & Brew Festival

Celebrate the best of summer, sampling craft brews and a dynamite wing eating contest.
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1880 Train's Rails & Ales

Hill City
Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful Black Hills on the 1880 Train while sampling different beer selections.
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Great Dakota Wine Festival

8/27/2016 - 8/28/2016
Includes wine tastings from South Dakota wineries, grape stomping, live music, cooking demonstrations, and amateur wine making competition.
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Ribs, Rods & Rock 'n Roll

9/9/2016 - 9/10/2016
World class BBQ ribs, food vendors, arts & crafts, street dance, beer garden, music fest, State BBQ Championship cook-off, & more!
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German-Russian Schmeckfest

9/16/2016 - 9/18/2016
Musical entertainment, German food, parade, vintage car, tractor & motorcycle show, pioneer demos, German church service, and antique tractor pull.
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NESD Celtic Faire and Games

9/16/2016 - 9/17/2016
Sporting events, agricultural events, storytelling, dance & music, promoting Celtic culture and it's impact on our American society.
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Taste of Autumn BBQ Championships

9/16/2016 - 9/17/2016
BBQ vendors, live music, Taste of Autumn People's Choice Judging, KCBS judging, and another People's Choice Judging.
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1880 Train Wine Express

Hill City
This is your chance to enjoy a memorable experience on the 1880 Train during our Wine Express.
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Dutch Oven and Pie Iron Cooking

Come and show off your cooking skills, enjoy the samples and share recipies with fellow outdoor cooking enthusiats.
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Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival

9/29/2016 - 10/1/2016
Taste the best chili in the Northern Plains during Custer State Park's Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival.
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Rapid City
Microbrew tasting, homebrew sampling, homebrew contest, polka music provided by the Barry Boyce Polka Band and more
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