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New Orleans Cooking Class

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New Orleans, United States

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Overview

Get the full Louisiana dining experience during a fun and educational New Orleans cooking demonstration class. Take a seat amongst other foodies in a converted 19th century molasses warehouse and get ready to learn and eat! Meet a lively local chef and learn the fundamentals of preparing classic Creole dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya, and pralines. Then dig into delicious samples complemented by local beer or a sweet ice tea.
  • Cooking demonstration class in New Orleans
  • Get to know the basics of Louisiana cooking at the New Orleans School of Cooking
  • Learn how to make New Orleans specialties such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines from expert chefs
  • Enjoy generous samplings of the dishes accompanied by complimentary beer, iced tea, and coffee
  • Take the recipes home with you!
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Starter
Corn and Crab Bisque
Main
Gumbo
Jambalaya
Shrimp or Chicken Creole
Crawfish Etoufee
Dessert
Bread Pudding
Bananas Foster
Pralines
Pecan Pie
New Orleans cooking demonstration class
Generous sampling of all items
Coffee, iced tea and beer
Recipes
$5 fee payable on site for special requests due to dietary restrictions

Departure Point

New Orleans School of Cooking, 524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Give your trip to New Orleans a culinary edge with a lively cooking demonstration class featuring some delectable Creole classics! Head to the New Orleans School of Cooking and get to know an expert local chef. Hear the history of Louisiana’s soulful cuisine, including the melting pot of cultural influence that distinguishes Cajun and Creole dishes. 

Watch as your guest chef prepares famous dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish etouffée, learn traditional techniques—such as the importance of a good roux—and the variety of unique spices that give classic Louisiana fare its distinctive flavor. Enjoy local anecdotes, storytelling, and interesting facts from your chef—and if you want to know the (slight) difference between Cajun and Creole food, just ask!

After each live cooking demonstration, indulge in hearty samples paired with tasty local beer, iced tea or coffee. Leave with a better understanding of food and some recipes to take home and perfect on your own!

Menu items may include any of the following: gumbo, jambalaya, corn and crab bisque, shrimp or chicken creole, shrimp and artichoke soup, crawfish etoufee, bread pudding, bananas foster, pralines, and pecan pie.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: This is a demonstration class only; there is no hands-on training
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 34 travelers
  • OPERATED BY New Orleans School of Cooking

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during New Orleans Cooking Class?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Cooking Class.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during New Orleans Cooking Class?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Cooking Class.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during New Orleans Cooking Class?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 34 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by New Orleans Cooking Class.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Warning : don't eat lunch before the 2::00 pm class." See review
  • "Water, tea and beer included along with an interesting chef, don't miss it classes at 10-12 or 2-4 as well as smaller cook it yourself classes." See review

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Perfect experience
BJM
, Jan 2021
Teacher was fun and knowledgeable. Food scrumptious!! Would take the class again. Can’t wait to try the recipes at home.
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Excellent!
Melvin_H
, Jan 2021
Chef Eric was an amazing host! He was friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining. The food he cooked was amazing as well! We highly recommend this cooking class to others.
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Must do when in New Orleans
PaulAnders
, Jan 2021
Anne is great. Very entertaining, knowledgeable and a great cook! We ate everything she made and were full at the end of class.
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Fun experience for our group
Marah_B
, Jan 2021
Our teacher was super energetic! The food was absolutely EXCEPTIONAL! If you are expecting to only hear about cooking, you are wrong- we were practically given a history lesson. It was a unique experience in the midst of all the NOLA tourism.
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great food and learning experience
Kathy_F
, Jan 2021
This was my second time at the school This time my family came with. The chef is knowledgeable and does a wonderful job of teaching you about the food and how it came to be. I recommend doing this if you have the time. The food is wonderful and the time flew by.
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It's a must!
Marisa_B
, Dec 2020
This was fantastic! We learned as much as we ate. The chef taught us a lot! We enjoyed the informative lesson.
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Wonderful!!
Betsy_S
, Dec 2020
Absolutely wonderful experience we learned alot and ate wonderful food! I would definitely recommend!
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Great experience
Donna_M
, Dec 2020
The chef was an amazing historian and very entertaining. Food was also great. I would definitely recommend.
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Awesome
Michael_M
, Dec 2020
The chef was amazing with her performance and personality food was delicious and the atmosphere was warming and homey.
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Nice time
Michael_M
, Dec 2020
The atmosphere and freindly staff. Food choices only thing i wish was different. Also different dessert choices
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