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Culinary Ranch Retreat with Explore Ranches


Join us in conjunction with the Explore Ranches team at Llano Springs Ranch for a wild game culinary retreat at the headwaters of the South Llano River. Participants will learn to prepare wild game and flora with hand-made pairings. Join the landowner and New School staff on foraging outings through the property and receive cooking instruction and an education on sustainable land management. Learn a wide range of refined cooking techniques with ingredients harvested from the ranch.

Transportation to and from Llano Springs Ranch is not included. Participants will be accommodated in a rustic ranch house in either single or double occupancy rooms depending on the composition of the group.

Day 1. Arrival, brief introduction by the landowner and a tour of the Blue Hole. Dinner and relax under the stars on the banks of the river.

Day 2. Breakfast prepared by the New School. After breakfast, we will explore the clear waters of the South Llano River and maybe catch a few fish for dinner. Lunch provided by the New School and then an optional tour of the ranch and foraging with the landowner and Jesse Griffiths. Cooking class will begin after the ranch tour and cover wild game preparation and instruction on preparing a multi-course meal with wild ingredients direct from the land. After class, guests will have an hour and a half to relax and enjoy the scenery before dinner.

Day 3. Breakfast by the New School and departure.

Included in this experience:

All lodging, meals, beverages and activity equipment.

Class on preparing and cooking wild game and preparing a multi-course meal with natural ingredients.

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Earlier Event: April 15
Wild Boar Butchery Class SOLD OUT