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Four people participating in a cooking glass while wearing green aprons | Cooking Schools Around Albuquerque

Perfect Your Skills at These Cooking Schools Around Albuquerque

Whether you're a novice in the kitchen or have years of experience, local cooking schools can help you enhance your skills. When you're ready to learn new recipes, head to one of these schools near our Albuquerque apartments:

Jane Butel's Southwest Cooking

Known for starting the Tex-Mex craze, Jane Butel published her first cookbook in 1966. She has also hosted television and radio shows and offers Jane Butel's Southwest Cooking, where everyone can learn to make meals packed full of flavor. Enjoy the in-person weekend classes or virtual sessions you can enjoy anytime. An online offering includes tamale rolling. You'll learn to make tamales that are never greasy or hard, and they're sure to impress your family and friends.

Jan's On Fourth

At Jan's On Fourth, the belief is that "cooking and serving good food is an act of love." It's found inside a century-old adobe home and features a modern commercial kitchen designed to make learning easy and fun. The classes start with a review of the recipes. Then, students break into small groups to prepare the food and enjoy the finished dishes together. For a different way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or another special event, ask about private lessons.

Cinnamon Sugar & Spice Café

The cooking school at the Cinnamon Sugar & Spice Café welcomes all skill levels to come and join in on the fun. The instructor offers information and techniques you can easily apply at home. The classes include an appetizer, dinner, dessert, and beer or wine, depending on the menu. The sessions change, and you may make sushi, pasta, or other dishes.

We hope you enjoy these cooking classes around Albuquerque. If you need some olive oil to prepare your new recipes, several local stores have you covered. To call Olympus Encantada home, please contact our leasing team. They'd love to show you our apartments in Albuquerque firsthand.