Santa Fe is home to more than 200 restaurants that feature indigenous New Mexican, creative Southwestern, Italian, French, Asian, Cuban, continental, fine dining and casual cuisine, just to name a few. And, with three cooking schools, fun food tours and a world-renowned Farmer’s Market close to our Santa Fe, NM hotel, you’ll have plenty to discover from Santa Fe’s culinary side. Below are a few tasteful hands-on experiences to get you started:
Las Cosas Kitchen Shoppe and Cooking School: Join noted chef, cookbook author and food writer Johnny V. for an unforgettable hands-on cooking class. Classes range from hands-on, prepare an authentic New-Mexican combination plate to a knife skills workshop. Whatever your skill level, Las Cosas has the perfect class for you.
Santa Fe School of Cooking: Located in the heart of historic downtown Santa Fe, The Santa Fe School of Cooking is an internationally acclaimed, recreational culinary school and market specializing in foods of the southwest. They are famous for their Santa Fe Restaurant walking tours, as well as special cooking and southwest food events.
Santa Fe Culinary Academy: The Santa Fe Culinary Academy is one of Santa Fe’s newest educational programs. Located in the heart of the historic district on the top floor of the Plaza Mercado building, the SFCA offers fun community cooking classes, as well as a professional one year program for those looking to make their passion into a career.
Santa Fe Farmers’ Market: Ranked as one of the top farmers' markets in the U.S. this Santa Fe, NM culinary experience is not to be missed. Features include over 150 local vendors offering everything from locally grown organic produce, regional meats, artisan breads and cheese, and hand-made crafts. The Market is open Tuesday and Saturday year-round.