Cooking Class - Christmas Dinner on the Border

COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
Icon indicating the class is social distancing friendly Social Distancing Friendly
Icon indicating the host requires proof of vaccine Host Requires Proof of Vaccine

Celebrate the holidays with a traditional Mexican menu filled with festive flavors and authentic heritage.

Sample the savory traditions of Sonoran cuisine as a holiday dinner in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Linda shares curated recipes for a zesty Mexican meal to make your yuletide bright.

First, create queso fundido with poblano vinaigrette and crispy tortilla chips, and make homemade pasta for corn and poblano lasagna richly flavored with chili and cheese. Then, assemble a traditional Christmas Eve salad filled with fresh fruit and crisp lettuce, and for dessert, bake up a batch of shortbread cookies made magical with the flavors of Mexican hot chocolate.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Baking, Holiday, Mexican, Pasta Making, Vegetarian

Cozymeal guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Linda

Bill S.


16 Mar 2023

This was more than just cooking food. Linda spent considerable time sharing her vast knowledge and use of the different ingredients that went into our meal. She also gave us tips and showed us ways that will make us better cooks no matter what we might be cooking. A superb evening! Thanks Linda.

Kathleen B.


13 Mar 2023

Linda is great! We had a lesson in chiles- fresh and dried- before we got cooking. She kept us engaged and on track. We learned about the effect of salt on flavors… and those flavors were delicious!!

Fern W.


20 Feb 2023

Chef Linda was wonderful. She was knowledgeable, engaging, and communicative! She taught us so many aspects of food and cooking in this class.

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.

Looking for another date or time or need to book for a larger group? Message us

You won't be charged yet

Give as a gift

Can be used for any experience or cookware

Meet your chef

Chef Linda
Chef Linda Verified chef
Food safety certified

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.

The Cozymeal Protection®

Certified Chefs


Payment Protection


Buy Gift Cards Downtown Tucson Tucson Shot