New Orleans Cooking Class

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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!
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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!

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.
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Inclusions for New Orleans Cooking Class

  • New Orleans cooking demonstration class
  • Generous sampling of all items
  • Coffee, iced tea and beer
  • Recipes
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Exclusions for New Orleans Cooking Class

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info

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

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 within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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467 reviews by the users

  • The cooking instructor's gumbo was better than the high-end restaurant one!

  • Top Notch! If you are looking for a cooking class book this class. You will not be disappointed.

  • Amazing! I love this class and would do it again in a heart beat. Highly recommended!

  • Cajun or creole this cooking class was excellent, flavored with Louisiana history and great southern cooking. The recipes are a treasure to try the dishes at home.

  • This tour was amazing!

  • Highly recommended for a morning activity which also supplies lunch for the day. Our chef, Brendan, knew a lot and imparted Louisiana history in an entertaining way.

  • We had a wonderful time at the cooking class! Anne was fantastic and a lot of fun. Food was delicious and recipes are great. I've made the Gumbo since returning home and it turned out delicious! Highly recommend!!

  • Great gumbo and jambalaya experience plus opportunity to purchase all of the actual ingredients in local shop.
    Atmosphere was very lively throughout the cooking and we really enjoyed the experience. Highly recommended!

  • felt like we were in the 2nd grade

  • I loved the cooking class we had. We had Harriet as our teaching chef. She is so much fun and made the whole experience very memorable. The food was delicious/ I would willingly go back a second time.

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