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September 2014

September 19 - 20, 2014
Savor Flavor- Green Chile Fest
With Special Guest Chef from Santa Fe: Johnny Vee

Friday September 19 , 2014
Cooking Session
With Guest Chef: Johnny Vollertsen
Guest Chef Johnny Vee from Santa Fe will demonstrate how to change the classic chile rellenos to a baked version stuffed with quinoa in the afternoon cooking session.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Savor Flavor Green Chile Fest
Join us for a fun celebration to honor the green chile! Chef Johnny with be serving up specialties such as green chile guacamole, green chile stew, and more. Sangria will keep you cool as you taste the samples!

Chef John “Johnny Vee” Vollertsen is director and creator of the Las Cosas Cooking School in Santa Fe, New Mexico- now celebrating its 15th year under his direction. John’s career in the hospitality industry has taken him from New York, through Sydney, Australia, and finally Santa Fe. He has taught cooking for over 16 years and enjoys a second career in food writing as a regular columnist for Local Flavor Magazine and as Dining & Food Editor for The Santa Fean magazine. John has hosted a Food Radio talk show called “Bits and Bites with Johnny Vee” on 1260 AM-KTRC. He regularly participates in food events around the country including a recent stint at the Palm Springs Modernism Week where he presented a seminar called, “Those Fabulous Foods of the 50’s and 60’s”.