CULINARY

Conscious Cooking is at the core of how we approach food. Relish seasonal menus, cooking demonstrations, and immersive workshops with tips for pleasing the palate, balancing the body, and minimizing food waste.

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LIFE IN BALANCE CULINARY KITCHEN PARTNERSHIP

Miraval x Williams Sonoma

Explore our new Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen, created in partnership with Williams Sonoma. We encourage you to learn alongside Miraval's culinary team and gain insights into healthful and flavorful recipes, ingredients, and conscious cooking practices. Throughout the Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen you'll find Williams Sonoma's best-in-class products, each of which was hand-selected by Miraval chefs and curated so that you can easily create these dishes in your own home.

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Mindful Eating

Led by Miraval’s meditation experts, learn to listen and respond intuitively to your body’s food needs in this experiential class. Breakfast or lunch is included.

PLANT-BASED COOKING IN THE LIFE IN BALANCE CULINARY KITCHEN

This interactive experience will teach you to create and cook satisfying plant-based dishes. 60 MIN|$50

MIRAVAL EXCLUSIVE

JUST COOK FOR ME

Sample the culinary creations of our talented chefs with our most intimate dining experience in the heart of Miraval’s kitchen. Savor selections from our daily menu as well as freshly-formulated, exclusive dishes that are paired with wine. This offering is designed for the adventurous foodie. We are unable to accommodate food allergies. 2 HRS|$175

making salsa with a mortal and pestle

The Secret Art of Sauces

Enter the Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen to learn about the five French “Mother Sauces”, the core of classical cuisine. Each class teaches you how to create one of these sauces from beginning to end. Transform these basic blends into a well-balanced dish, using Miraval’s Conscious Cooking philosophy and incorporating Arizona’s culinary diversity. Expertly-selected wine pairings serve as inspiration for your next dinner party. 60 MIN|$75

gourmet dish at miraval arizona resort & spa

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THE CHEF'S TABLE

While others dine in the restaurant during regular dinner service, delight in our most intimate dining experience in the Miraval kitchen and taste creations by our talented chefs. Savor samples from the daily menu as well as newly formulated exclusive dishes with fine flavors. This experience is designed for the adventurous foodie. We are unable to accommodate food allergies in this offering. Wine is served. 2 HRS|$195

APPRECIATING CHOCOLATE

Uncover the secrets of chocolate from bean to bar. Get to know the grading process and the wonder of working with chocolate. 50 MIN|$75

COCKTAILS IN THE LIFE IN BALANCE CULINARY KITCHEN

Enjoy a chef-created appetizer and cocktail while you learn about our food philosophy and hear about healthy cooking tips and tricks. 45 MIN|$75

an assortment of honey for a tasting experience

Honey: A Sensual Journey

Noel Patterson believes that tasting honey is as sensual an experience as tasting wine. To fully taste the honey, you must use all five of the body’s senses. 60 MIN|$65

CONSCIOUS COOKING

Immerse yourself in our Conscious Cooking philosophy as you learn to use leftover pieces of vegetables, fruits, and meat to cook creatively and reduce food waste. Recognize the power and importance of being a conscious cook. 45 MIN|$35

gnocchi dough being rolled against wooden board

CONSCIOUS BAKING

An extension of our Conscious Cooking demonstration, this interactive workshop showcases how to reduce food waste at home while honing your pastry skills and whipping up delicious baked goods. 45 MIN|$35

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CONSCIOUS MIXOLOGY

Discover the science and art of cocktail (and mocktail) making in our newest mixology class. Learn how to use home ingredients to make simple syrups, garnish cocktails, and infuse flavors with or without alcohol. 45 MIN|$75

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Complimentary

GLUTEN FREE BAKING

Grab the oven mitts and start baking alongside our Head Pastry Chef. Learn how to make seasonal baked goods using alternative flours that help support local agriculture.

BLEND ‘N’ BALANCE SMOOTHIE

Join us for an educational smoothie experience. Learn which ingredients can provide the most balanced nutrient absorption and health benefits. 45 MIN|$25

In the Spirit of Grapes

Forget what you think you know about wine tasting. Wines capture a sense of the places they are grown in a uniquely expressive and vibrant way. Learn about the philosophy underlying agriculture and its methods. If you try to live mindfully with respect to what you put in your body, as well as consider the impact on our world, this wine tasting will be one you’ll savor. 60 MIN|$100

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COOKING DEMONSTRATION

Learn to prepare many of the healthy, delicious dishes you will enjoy while dining at Miraval in our teaching kitchen. Lunch is included in this activity.