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Early Bird

We love our mornings at Rancho La Puerta. Sunrise hikes, bird song, organic granola. Be an early bird with your next booking. Reserve your Ranch stay nine months, or more,…

January 1, 2020

Perfect Balance Sabbatical

We have enjoyed coming to Rancho La Puerta for an extended period of time because it affords us the time and the space and the structure to ground our intentions…

January 1, 2020

Detox and Cleansing Retreat for the Healthier, Longer Life

March 14-28, 2020 For many years I have been looking for the right person to help us revive The Ranch tradition of fasting.  My father believed strongly in the capacity…

March 14, 2020

Mom-Daughter Dreams

Take a respite from the go-go world for a memorable Mother’s Day with your daughter, mom or grandma. Find time for yourself at your favorite mind-body classes or spa treatments.…

May 9, 2020

Family Week 2020

“It’s so nice that we have our vacation together, but we also get to do things separate.  My daughter is off doing her cooking class and now I get to…

August 1, 2020

Detox and Cleansing Retreat for the Healthier, Longer Life

Learn to live the anti-inflammatory life, which prevents disease by promoting wellness at every level. The Program Includes 14-day detox retreat with a 7-day organic juice cleanse Five therapies: 2…

September 26, 2020

Doting Duo October

Doting Duo October 10-17, 2020 and October 17-24, 2020 You and your loved one can wander flowery paths, sink into a hammock and dip into a starlit hot tub. Dine…

October 10, 2020

Team Spirit

Team Spirit Bring out the best in each member of your group at Rancho La Puerta. Everyone thrives with nourishing farm-to-table meals, mountain trails, warm pools and every kind of…

February 22, 2020


Week of Feb 22 - Feb 28 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Najmieh Batmanglij

NAJMIEH BATMANGLIJ, hailed as “The Grande Dame of Iranian Cooking” by The Washington Post, has spent the past 40 years cooking, traveling, and adapting authentic Persian recipes to tastes and techniques…
Week of Feb 29 - Mar 6 2020
Week of Mar 7 - Mar 13 2020
Week of Mar 14 - Mar 20 2020
Week of Mar 21 - Mar 27 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz

FELICIA COCOTZIN RUIZ (Tewa/Xicana) is a curandera, indigenous plants activist, and natural foods chef whose work is deeply rooted in the healing properties of all earth medicines.  Curanderas practice curanderismo, which is a holistic approach…
Week of Mar 28 - Apr 3 2020
Week of Apr 4 - Apr 10 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Natasha Feldman

Natasha Feldman is a classically trained Personal Chef and Culinary Instructor living in Los Angeles CA. Her cooking style features healthy, seasonal Mediterranean cuisine inspired by the farm to table…
Week of Apr 11 - Apr 17 2020
Week of Apr 18 - Apr 24 2020
Week of Apr 25 - May 1 2020
Week of May 2 - May 8 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Jill Silverman Hough

Whether I’m writing cookbooks or working with magazines or brands, I’m all about happy cooking and delicious food. My latest cookbook is Finger Lickin’ Chicken, a mini e-book of recipes…
Week of May 9 - May 15 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Sara Polczynski

Sara Polczynski, Owner of Sabor Imports is a small business specializing in sourcing the highest quality chef-driven food products from Mexico. All of our products are sourced from the best producers throughout…
Week of May 16 - May 22 2020
Week of May 23 - May 29 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Chef Deborah Schneider

Deborah Schneider is Executive Chef & Partner of the award -winning SOL Mexican Cocina and Solita Tacos & Margaritas restaurants, currently with six locations in California, Arizona and Colorado, which…
Week of May 30 - Jun 5 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Sue Wilkinson

Susan M. Wilkinson, RHN, CSNN Holistic Nutritionist, Chef Instructor, Coach Owner, RedBrick Kitchen and Nutrition Susan M. Wilkinson is a professional Chef, registered holistic nutritionist, cooking instructor and coach. She…
Week of Jun 6 - Jun 12 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Chef Palma Bellinghieri

Palma Bellinghieri is a second generation culinary artist and chef. Born in Mexico City, she is a graduate of the Pierrefeux Institute and Glion Hotel Management School in Montreaux Switzerland.…
Week of Jun 13 - Jun 19 2020
Week of Jun 20 - Jun 26 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Kristine Kidd

Kristine was the food editor at Bon Appétit magazine for 20 years, where she was responsible for filling the magazine’s pages with delicious recipes. While there, Kristine became the resident…
Week of Jun 27 - Jul 3 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Fran Costigan

Fran Costigan, culinary instructor, cookbook author, pastry chef, consultant, and the director of Vegan Pastry at Rouxbe cooking school, is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Professionally trained,…
Week of Jul 4 - Jul 10 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Cathy Fisher

Cathy Fisher’s passion is teaching others how to prepare delicious, health-promoting, plant-based (vegan) meals that are free of salt, oil, and sugar. She is the creator of StraightUpFood.com, a blog offering…
Week of Jul 11 - Jul 17 2020
Week of Jul 18 - Jul 24 2020
Week of Jul 25 - Jul 31 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Raghavan Iyer

Raghavan Iyer, CCP Named by Epicurious.com as one of the top 100 influencers ever for home cooks in 2017 (alongside names like Julia Child and James Beard), Raghavan Iyer is the author of 6 critically acclaimed books, and…
Week of Aug 1 - Aug 7 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Lia Huber & Palma Bellinghieri

Lia Huber’s first book NOURISHED: A Memoir of Food, Faith and Enduring Love (with recipes) recounts the world-roaming search for sustenance that healed her body, shaped her faith, and defined her life’s calling. It was…
Week of Aug 8 - Aug 14 2020
Week of Aug 15 - Aug 21 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Sandra Gutierrez

Sandra Gutierrez is a national expert on the subject of Latin American cuisines, their history, and evolution, and on Southern Regional cuisine. A journalist, culinary instructor, lecturer, and food historian,…
Week of Aug 22 - Aug 28 2020
Week of Aug 29 - Sep 4 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz

FELICIA COCOTZIN RUIZ (Tewa/Xicana) is a curandera, indigenous plants activist, and natural foods chef whose work is deeply rooted in the healing properties of all earth medicines.  Curanderas practice curanderismo, which is a holistic approach…
Week of Sep 5 - Sep 11 2020
Week of Sep 12 - Sep 18 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Grace Young

Dubbed “The Stir-Fry Guru” by the New York Times, Grace Young has devoted her career to celebrating the wok, with healthy cooking as a primary focus. Her accolades include a James Beard win…
Week of Sep 19 - Sep 25 2020
Week of Sep 26 - Oct 2 2020
Week of Oct 3 - Oct 9 2020
Week of Oct 10 - Oct 16 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Kim O'Donnel

For more than a decade, Seattle-based journalist and chef Kim O'Donnel has dispensed culinary advice and covered food policy at numerous publications, including the Washington Post, Civil Eats, Culinate, Mother…
Week of Oct 17 - Oct 23 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Gyll Turteltaub and Chef Reyna Venegas

Gyll Turteltaub, Psy.D. will be partnering with Chef Roa to enhance the joyful experience of cooking in La Cocina Que Canta.  Gyll will offer insights into the practice and benefits of…
Week of Oct 24 - Oct 30 2020

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Cooking Class

Presenter: Jill Nussinow

Jill Nussinow is a culinary educator, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and the author of four cookbooks. Her award-winning cookbooks feature plant-based recipes and include The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal…
Week of Oct 31 - Nov 6 2020
Week of Nov 7 - Nov 13 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Jill Silverman Hough

Whether I’m writing cookbooks or working with magazines or brands, I’m all about happy cooking and delicious food. My latest cookbook is Finger Lickin’ Chicken, a mini e-book of recipes…
Week of Nov 14 - Nov 20 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Katie Cavuto

Katie Cavuto MS, RD, RYT is a Philadelphia-based registered dietitian, chef and wellness advocate. Katie believes that health holistic and she aims to inspire people to live well through messages…
Week of Nov 21 - Nov 27 2020
Week of Nov 28 - Dec 4 2020
Week of Dec 5 - Dec 11 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Raghavan Iyer

Raghavan Iyer, CCP Named by Epicurious.com as one of the top 100 influencers ever for home cooks in 2017 (alongside names like Julia Child and James Beard), Raghavan Iyer is the author of 6 critically acclaimed books, and…
Week of Dec 12 - Dec 18 2020

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Cooking Classes

Presenter: Sue Wilkinson & Deborah Schneider

Susan M. Wilkinson, RHN, CSNN Holistic Nutritionist, Chef Instructor, Coach Owner, RedBrick Kitchen and Nutrition Susan M. Wilkinson is a professional Chef, registered holistic nutritionist, cooking instructor and coach. She…
Week of Dec 19 - Dec 25 2020
Week of Dec 26 - Jan 1 2021