2013 Local Organic Meals on a Budget is back with a 3rd season of wonderful classes. They are just $22 for a 90 minute class where you can enjoy tastings.
Kitchen Angels, the Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute, Home Grown New Mexico and The Santa Fe School of Cooking have teamed up to present educational cooking classes on how to cook local, organic meals on a budget.
Joining under the name of the Healthy Food Cooking Coalition of Santa Fe, this community enrichment program brings together the talents and resources of all four partners to put the focus on enjoying healthy, local food that is both delicious and affordable. See the planning committee online.
2013 Schedule of Cooking Classes
Classes: Each 3rd Wednesday of the month
June through Dec. from 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Location: The Santa Fe School of Cooking
125 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe
You must register in advance for each class. Class fees are non-refundable. Please arrive before 5:30 to enjoy appetizers and so we can start the class on time. Due to unforeseen circumstances, presenters and topics may change without notice.
The Mediterranean Table: One chicken, many healthy meals
with Tracy Pikhart Ritter
Executive Chef and Culinary Director, The Santa Fe School of Cooking
June 19th • $22
Includes tastings, recipes, Whole Foods give-away
Stretch one organic chicken into several spectacular meals with Chef Tracy’s innovative recipes and ideas. She’ll be showing us how to divide up the chicken and make a soup and pasta dish, among others, incorporating the flavors of the Mediterranean!
Chef Tracy is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in NYC and the International Pastry Arts Academy in Katonah, NY. She is considered an expert in nutritional cuisine with an emphasis on Southwestern flavors. Tracy opened the first “Tex Mex” restaurant in NYC in addition to working at Arizona 206, The River Cafe and Gotham Bar & Grill before heading west to become the Executive Chef at the prestigious Golden Door Spa and consultant to Rancho La Puerto in Tecate, Mexico.
Tracy’s Southwestern cuisine was featured on the cover of Bon Appetit Magazine’s Guide to the Best Restaurants in America and in a six page feature in Art Culinaire magazine. She has appeared on Good Morning America and the Food Network numerous times, cooked at the James Beard House as a Rising Chef, trained chefs in Malaysia, debated Julia Child on the merits of healthy cuisine, owned two restaurants in Santa Fe and helped write the curriculum for the New York Restaurant School.
Classes each month:
Please register online for one or all the classes!
July Class: Handmade Pizza with Garden Fresh Veggies, Local & Squisita! with Roland & Sheila Richter the Chef & Restaurant Owners of Joe’s Dining
August Class: Vegan? Gluten free? How about just plain delicious! with Ryan Gabel the Chef, The Palace Restaurant
September Class: Local Organic Cooking Class with Erin Wade the Chef and Restaurant Owner of Vinaigrette
October Class: It’s the Great Pumpkin Fest with Harry Shapiro & Peyton Young the Chefs, Cookbook Authors & Restaurant Owners of Harry’s Roadhouse
November Class: A New Twist on Holiday Favorites , Turkey Day Timesavers, Tips & Treats with Andrew Cooper, Executive Chef Terra, Four Seasons Resort Rancho
December Class: Saucy & Raw: Guys in the Kitchen! Soups, sauces & tasty holiday treats with Danny Rhodes & Matthew Sherrill