Aug
19
10:00 AM10:00

Native American Cooking Class I

Their long history of farming, and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered as America’s first great cooks.  Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author and PhD in culinary culture, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture. Blue corn gnocchi arrowheads with guajillo chile sauce, seasonal greens with jalapeno dressing, lamb stuffed rellenos with tomato sauce, sweet frybread with seasonal berries and prickly pear syrup will be prepared and served. Demonstration Class, 3-hours.

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Indigenous Foods Cooking Workshop - NPSNM 2019 State Conference
Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

Indigenous Foods Cooking Workshop - NPSNM 2019 State Conference

Join renowned indigenous chef Lois Ellen Frank for a Learn to Cook Indigenous Native American Foods of the Southwest. Prepare Lois’ favorite Cactus Pad Salad and Sunflower Seed Cakes. Discover the history of foods from the Southwest Indian Nations while you are cooking. 

Location: IAIA Hogan kitchen located in the lower level of the Hogan, Building # 1. 

Limit:10 

Time: 9:00 am – noon 

Facilitator: Dr. Lois Ellen Frank

Fee $10

For more information click here

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Jul
24
10:00 AM10:00

Native American Cooking Class II

heir long history of farming, and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered as America's first great cooks. Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author and PhD in culinary culture, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture.   
Trout with herbs and bacon baked in clay, Indian wild rice saute, sauteed rainbow chard, berry crisp. Demonstration Class, 3-hours.

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Jul
19
5:30 PM17:30

Cocktail with the Coe

Cocktails with the Coe

"Community, Connections, Conversation"  A different type of networking for the City Different 

Friday, July 19, 5:30 to 7:30, Open bar (beer wine, sodas) and gourmet appetizers 

Blue Rain Gallery, 544 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM (Railyard)

Catering by Red Mesa Cuisine, James Beard award-winning Indigenous chefs Lois Ellen Frank and Walter Whitewater 



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May
19
2:30 PM14:30

EAT | Exploring Local Native American Foodways - IACP Conference

Speakers: Lois Ellen FrankWalter Whitewater

This session will feature a brief history and overview of Native American cuisine and the four distinct historical periods that comprise this cuisine today. Participants will learn how this cuisine has evolved over time and then learn how to make a delicious and nutritious locally grown hominy blue and white corn (posole) harvest stew featuring local vegetables, herbs and chiles. The second dish will be a Native American Parfait that features a locally grown, milled, and ground cornmeal layered together with a berry compote and New Mexican chopped pecans. Each participant will taste these dishes during the class and receive a copy of the recipe to make the dishes themselves.

For information please visit: http://conference.iacp.com

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The History of Native American Cuisine
Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

The History of Native American Cuisine

 PRESIDENTIAL DREAM COURSE LECTURE

HON 2973 Perspectives on Food and Culture in the US

 The History of Native American Cuisine: 

How Using Ancestral Native American Foods are a Key for Health and Wellness in Our Native Communities Today 

 Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D.

Anthropologist, chef, James Beard Award winner and author of Food of the Southwest Indian Nations

April 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. 

Ethics and Excellence in Journalism 

Foundation Auditorium Gaylord Hall 1140

For more information click here.

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Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Native American Cuisine with a Modern Twist

Learn to cook Indigenous Native American foods of the Southwest with local chef, author, food historian and photographer Lois Ellen Frank, founder of Red Mesa Cuisine. Prepare Lois's favorite Guacamole, Fresh Pico de Gallo Salsa, Cactus Pad Salad, Sauteed Chicken Breast with Chile and Chocolate Sauce and Grilled Pineapple. Discover the history of foods from the Southwest Indian Nations while you are cooking.

For more information contact SFCC (505) 428-1676 or to see schedule click here SFCC website.

Course # CK445 01/CRN 30952
Lois Frank, Fee: $75, Material Fee: $20

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Mar
5
to Mar 7

Southwest Culinary Boot Camp

  • Santa Fe School of Cooking (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for an intensive 3-day cooking program we call the Southwest Culinary Boot Camp! This program is three full days gaining insight into the intricacies, tips and history of Southwestern food that make it so unique. We will cover material from knife skills, flavor labs, cooking techniques, ingredients and historical building blocks of the food. We will meet some of Santa Fe's top chefs who will share their thoughts on important cooking techniques. This is HANDS-ON and very interactive with each day ending with a meal. The class culminates in a final exam where you will design and prepare a final meal for some Santa Fe's best palates!

Please call Nicole at 1-800-982-4688 to obtain more information about this special 3-day excursion into Southwestern cuisine or register here.

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Seed Cuisine Workshop
Feb
23
1:15 PM13:15

Seed Cuisine Workshop

  • Institute of American Indian Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join celebrated chefs Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D. and Walter Whitewater for an experiential journey through Native American foods of the region. Frank will talk about seeds as a cuisine and Whitewater will serve two food tastings featuring a Three Sisters Stew and a Sunflower Seed Cake with a hand-harvested Choke Cherry Sauce. Chefs will set up a table for participants to explore the ingredients used and learn about indigenous foods. 

Price: $20 (add-on at registration)

For informations and registration click here.

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Feb
15
to Feb 18

Power of Prayer and Purification thru Native Songs, Food & Ceremony

Join spiritual leader and best-selling author Sierra Bender with Dr. Lois Ellen Frank and Walter Whitewater both award winning Native American chefs and shamans in a transformational women’s weekend getaway. You will explore Santa Fe’s landscapes and experience Native American traditions that will purify and connect your body and soul down to the core of your DNA. Align yourself with the healing power and tribal energy of women gathering to pray, join in ceremony and rejoice in our beautiful feminine essence.

For information and registration click here.

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Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Native American Cooking Class I

Their long history of farming, and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered as America’s first great cooks.  Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author and PhD in culinary culture, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture. Blue corn gnocchi arrowheads with guajillo chile sauce, seasonal greens with jalapeno dressing, lamb stuffed rellenos with tomato sauce, sweet frybread with seasonal berries and prickly pear syrup will be prepared and served. Demonstration Class, 3-hours.

Contact and Reservations: Click here for more info. or (505) 983-4511.

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Food is Medicine - A Traditional Food Demonstration
Jan
18
10:00 AM10:00

Food is Medicine - A Traditional Food Demonstration

Understand the importance of food sovereignty, and why eating traditional foods as the basis of our diet is critical for health and wellness. Please join us for a discussion around food sovereignty and biocultural heritage with Melissa Nelson. The event will include a cooking demonstration using traditional foods of the Numu, Newe and Washeshu with renowned Indigenous Chefs: Chef Lois Ellen Frank and Chef Walter Whitewater.

Please contact Debra Harry for any questions at dharry@lunr.edu

To register for this event go to: eventbrite.com and look up Food is Medicine

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Open House - Stony Brook University
Nov
14
1:00 PM13:00

Open House - Stony Brook University

Native American Heritage Month Program

Open House - November 14, 2018

  • This program will promote, educate and sustain healthy living through Native American food and culture.

  • Educational seminar, food sampling and book signing. Open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and neighbors.

  • Visit our dining locations in the future as we feature Native American foods with recipes from Chef Lois Ellen Frank and Chef Walter Whitewater.

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