Cooking Class: Make a Mexican-Inspired Holiday Spread

Create a delectable Mexico-inspired menu in this Christmas cooking class. First, you’ll make melty queso infused with spices and the warming flavors of poblano peppers. Then, create a zesty take on classic lasagna by making fresh pasta sheets from scratch to be layered with corn, zucchini and cheese. You’ll also whip up a fresh salad of bright citrus fruits, earthy beets and crunchy jicama tossed in a gourmet dressing. For dessert, bake classic shortbread cookies with the delightful rich flavor of Mexican hot chocolate.


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Queso Fundido and Poblano Vinaigrette

With cheese, onions, spices, chiles, tortilla chips and vegetable spears


Corn and Poblano Lasagna

With homemade pasta sheets, chiles, zucchini and cheese


Ensalada de Noche Buena

With citrus fruit, jicama, beets, pepitas, pomegranate seeds and dressing


Mexican Hot Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

With flour, cinnamon, sugar and butter

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsPasta Making, Vegetarian, Mexican, Baking, Holiday
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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Katherine E.

18 Nov 2021

Chef Linda was fantastic- organized, knowledgeable and friendly. I got purchased this experience as a gift for my partner because we have a special connection to New Orleans. We had so much fun cooking and eating delicious food (some recipes were from restaurants we had been to!) and learning. Would definitely recommend to a friend and want to take more classes from Chef Linda in the future!

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.


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Chef Linda brings a long and varied list of experiences to the table, from teaching to penning a book on food history. She has extensive experience in cooking instruction with adults and children, and enjoys showing others how to recreate traditional dishes for those with food allergies or special diets. Chef Linda brings great flavors, accessible techniques and interesting stories together for delightful culinary experiences.

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