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Nutrition

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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Miraval x Williams Sonoma

Our Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen, created in partnership with Williams Sonoma is a guest favorite. We invite you to learn alongside Miraval's culinary masters 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.

CANCELLATION, CHANGE & NO-SHOW POLICY
For fee-based Culinary activities, the entire fee will be charged to your bill if you change or cancel within four hours of the start time, unless otherwise noted. If you are a no-show for a reserved spa service, fee-based activity, or private session, the entire fee will be charged to your bill. If you are a no-show for a complimentary activity, a $20 no-show fee applies.

APPRECIATING CHOCOLATE

Join us for a brief history and tasting of chocolate where we will discuss the effects of terroir, taste chocolates from around the world, and offer a demonstration of how chocolate is tempered. Leave the class with your own hand-dipped and decorated truffles. 75 MIN | $75

BLEND ‘N’ BALANCE SMOOTHIES

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

Complimentary

Gluten Free Baking

Grab the oven mitts and start baking alongside our Head Pastry Chef for this 60-minute workshop. Learn how to make seasonal baked goods using alternative flours that help support local agriculture.

Complimentary

Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables

Discover the benefits of fermented vegetables, and how they encourage healthy gut flora with pro-biotic enzymes to aid digestion. Learn the basics of creating delicious fermented vegetables at home as flavorful side dishes or toppings to enhance a balanced diet.

DELIGHTFUL PLATED DESSERTS

Learn timesaving recipes that will delight your guests and loved ones with desserts ranging from cakes, pies, and tarts to sorbets, ice creams, and shakes. Effortlessly transform your holiday desserts into edible works of art. 45 MIN | $75

Jams & Jellies

Following our local farmers’ seasonal recommendations, learn how to make and preserve perfect jams or jellies. Take home the fruits of your labor to enjoy in your own kitchen. 45 MIN | $45

COCKTAILS WITH CHEF

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

JUST COOK FOR ME

Take a seat at our connoisseur’s table and let us enchant you with our chef’s choice of fresh, seasonal, and innovative culinary delights. This four-course menu features one sweet and three savory dishes paired with red, rose, or white wines. This experience is designed for the adventurous foodie and may not be adjusted for food allergies. 120 MIN | $175

CHEF’S TASTING MENU

This delightful, six-course dinner features four savory and two sweet dishes with expertly selected wine pairings. Sample seasonal, locally sourced culinary creations in this intimate, personalized, epicurean adventure. Menus are based on Chef’s daily choices and may vary or change without notice. 120 MIN | $205

FLOWER TO ROOT COOKING

This interactive experience will teach you to create and cook satisfying plant-based dishes. Please alert staff of allergies prior to booking this event. 45 MIN | $45

Complimentary

RESTORATIVE BONE BROTH

Guests will be taken on a journey through the labor of love that is bone broth. Learn how it can help restore your brain, gut, skin, ligaments, and joints while helping to prevent ailments. Bring this powerful ancestral recipe home with you. 45 MIN

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Culinary Concepts

From knife skills and cooking techniques to kitchen organization and equipment selection, this class offers inspiration for making your home kitchen a more productive and happy place. 45 MIN

EAST COAST OYSTERS AND BUBBLES

Roll up your sleeves, and learn how to shuck oysters from a master and pair them with libations. Taste the delectable combination of fresh, raw, east coast oysters with effervescent flutes of champagne or sparkling wine. 45 MIN | $75

1894 FIRESIDE DINNER

Make our lovely Gilded Age mansion your dining room for the evening. Wyndhurst Manor’s 1894 Fireside Bistro & Bar blends traditional northeast architecture and newly renovated interiors that reflect the history of the Berkshires. Enjoy an elegant meal created with locally grown, seasonal ingredients and perfectly paired with fine wines.120 MIN | $205

Creative Cake Decorating

Join a member of Miraval Berkshires pastry team to master whipping, creaming, and piping for your own miniature and multi-level cakes that you can take with you. GF available. 75 MIN | $75

CONQUER THE BLADE

Chop your food like a seasoned chef. Learn about the anatomy of a knife, blade variations, and critical cutting techniques. 75 MIN | $75

Complimentary

SWEET & SAVORY GLUTEN-FREE SNACKS

Learn how to make delicious, gluten-free snacks from scratch and create your own take-home treat. 45 MIN

PLANT-BASED BBQ

Delight your taste buds with plant-based BBQ. Discover the magic of plant-based ingredients and learn tips for taking your new skills home with you for a healthy and inclusive Barbecue experience. Seasonally offered. 75 MIN | $45

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE SEASON

Learn why it’s best to eat vegetables at their peak, along with cooking techniques, history, cultivation, health benefits, and recipe ideas 45 MIN

The Secrets of Sous Vide

Learn how to cook with sous vide (French for under vacuum), a culinary technique of sealing food in an airtight container, and then cooking it at a precise temperature in a water bath. Our chefs will demonstrate how to use sous vide equipment and its various culinary applications. Explore a variety of sous vide recipes and methods tailored toward creating healthy dishes for the home chef. 45 MIN | $45