Tours & activities by Andre McGann from Viator

  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 2 or 2.5 hours (approx.)
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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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Departure Point:
New Orleans School of Cooking
Duration:
2 or 2.5 hours

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10am Mondays
Code: 10MON

Learn to make Gumbo, red beans and rice, pecan pie and pralines

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10am Tuesdays
Code: 10TUE

Learn to make gumbo, jambalaya, bananas foster and pralines.

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10am Wednesdays
Code: 10WED

Learn to make gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding and pralines.

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10am Thursdays
Code: 10THURS

Learn to make corn and crab bisque, shrimp Creole, bananas foster and pralines.

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10am Fridays
Code: 10FRI

Learn to make shrimp and artichoke soup, crawfish etouffée, bread pudding and pralines.

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10am Saturdays
Code: 10amSAT

Learn to make gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding and pralines.

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10am Sundays
Code: 10amSUN

Learn to make gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding and pralines.

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2pm Mondays
Code: 2MON

Learn to make gumbo, jambalaya and pralines.

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2pm Tuesdays
Code: 2TUE

Learn to make corn and crab bisque, chicken etouffée and pralines.

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2pm Wednesdays
Code: 2WED

Learn to make gumbo, chicken Creole and pralines.

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2pm Thursdays
Code: 2THURS

Learn to make Gumbo, jambalaya and pralines.

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2pm Fridays
Code: 2FRI

Learn to make Gumbo, jambalaya and pralines.

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2pm Saturdays
Code: 2pmSAT

Learn to make shrimp artichoke soup, crawfish etouffée and pralines.

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2pm Sundays
Code: 2pmSUN

Learn to make shrimp artichoke soup, crawfish etouffée and pralines

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New Orleans Cooking Class

Learn the Secrets of New Orleans Cooking in the Demonstration Class

Inclusions:
  • New Orleans cooking demonstration class
  • Generous sampling of all items
  • Coffee, iced tea and beer
  • Recipes
Exclusions:
  • 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
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: SAMUEL G, September 2016

Instructor was interesting and kept the class moving without interruption. He was informative and pleasant as well.

Reviewed by: Sharon R, September 2016

Omg what an amazing, interesting, entertaining morning....and we learnt some cooking skills too!!! I booked this class to learn to cook jambalaya but loved the gumbo too.A very professional setup with the perfect mix of entertainment and tutoring...and of course you can buy everything you'll need in the store afterwards...a thoroughly enjoyable experience