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New Orleans Cooking Class

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  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 2 or 2.5 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3108LUNCH
Take an entertaining and informative cooking class at the New Orleans School of Cooking! Located in a renovated molasses warehouse built in the early 1800s, this cooking class brings you to the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Learn the basics of Louisiana cooking from professional chefs and learn how to make classic New Orleans specialties such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines. Enjoy samplings of these delectable dishes accompanied by complimentary beer, iced tea and coffee, and take the recipes home with you!
Food is considered one of the defining elements of Louisiana’s culture, and there's no better way to experience New Orleans than to taste it! During your New Orleans cooking demonstration class, embark on a sensory journey in the kitchen to discover Louisiana's rich tapestry of culinary influences -- French, Spanish, Native American, African and Indian -- as they blend into modern- day Cajun and Creole cuisine.

Your cooking experts will demonstrate how to prepare classic New Orleans specialties such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines, and will season them with history, trivia and tall tales. Learn the basics of Louisiana cooking and discover the array of spices used in this unique cuisine.

Enjoy generous samplings of the demonstrated items, as well as complimentary coffee, iced tea and beer. At the end of the class, take home the recipes to show off your new skills to your friends and family!

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New Orleans School of Cooking
2 or 2.5 hours

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10am Class
Code: 10AM

Class starts at 10am and lasts 2.5 hours

USD $32.50
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2pm Class
Code: 2PM

Class starts at 2pm and lasts 2 hours

USD $29.00
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New Orleans Cooking Class

Learn the Secrets of New Orleans Cooking in the Demonstration Class

  • New Orleans cooking demonstration class
  • Generous sampling of all items
  • Coffee, iced tea and beer
  • Recipes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless you are booking within 14 days of tour date. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • Please note: This is a demonstration class only; there is no hands-on training
  • Bookings can only be made up to 3 months in advance of preferred date
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Wheelchair accessible         

10am class:

Monday: gumbo, red beans and rice, pecan pie and pralines
Tuesday: gumbo, jambalaya, bananas foster and pralines
Wednesday: gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding and pralines
Thursday: corn and crab bisque, shrimp Creole, bananas foster and pralines
Friday: shrimp and artichoke soup, crawfish etouffée, bread pudding and pralines
Saturday: gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding and pralines
Sunday: gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding and pralines

2pm Class
Monday: gumbo, jambalaya and pralines
Tuesday: corn and crab bisque, chicken etouffée and pralines
Wednesday: gumbo, chicken Creole and pralines
Thursday: gumbo, jambalaya and pralines
Friday: gumbo, jambalaya and pralines
Saturday: shrimp artichoke soup, crawfish etouffée and pralines
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Katie H, July 2015

Fun, educational, and of course a tasteful class!! Chef Toya was a blast and her tips have already been put to use in our home. Everyone was super nice and I would attend one of these classes again in a heartbeat!!

Reviewed by: John Levens L, July 2015

Kevin was very funny anf informative

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Tour code: 3108LUNCH