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For those believe combining a wonderful country inn getaway with expert hands-on cooking classes is a "souper" idea, then, Mt. Washington Valley is the place to enjoy not only gourmet cooking classes from some of New England's expert chefs, but beautiful inn accommodations too. No where is there a higher concentration of Country Inn-based cooking classes than Mt. Washington Valley. Here, you can choose from three notable cooking schools here, including the Taste of the Mountains Cooking School, based at The Bernerhof Inn, Someone's In The Kitchen, Inn to Inn Cooking School, brought to you by The Cabernet Inn and The Notchland Inn, and the White Mountain Cooking School located at Snowvillage Inn.

A Taste of The Mountains Cooking School is designed for lovers of fine food who wish to broaden their practical knowledge of creative and healthy cuisine. The school, which operates each spring, winter and late fall truly offers students a "taste of the mountains" in a format that combines instruction, hands on experience and relaxation. All courses include instruction lodging, homemade breakfast and five-course gourmet luncheons and dinners each day, complemented by suitable wines; and a wine tasting seminar is included in the program. Visit and click on the cooking school to learn more about one of the oldest country-inn based cooking schools in New England.

The White Mountain Cooking School was ntroduced a few years ago by The Snowvillage Inn. For years, Snowvillage Inn guests have been begging for the opportunity to work alongside Executive Chef Laurel Tessier. Finally, Snowvillage Inn Innkeeper, Kevin Flynn and his Executive Chef, Laurel Tessier have launched their inn-based cooking school that combines a hands-on approach to learning the art of gourmet cooking, with a restful getaway at one of New England's premier inns. The result is the newly unveiled White Mountains Cooking School at The Snowvillage Inn. The school offers small classes, insuring plenty of hands-on experience and individual attention from the acclaimed Chef Laurel. With recipes and menus recently featured in Bon Appetit and Better Homes and Gardens, Chef Laurel is gaining a reputation as one of the finest chefs in New England. Enjoy themed weekends including Cook & Ski in the winter and Cook & Hike in the summer. Visit for more information.