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.

Inclusions for New Orleans Cooking Class

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

Exclusions for New Orleans Cooking Class

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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

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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  • Harriet was an excellent chef and kept us laughing

  • Great class loved it

  • Our chef, Ann, made this a hilarious couple of hours. She's one of a kind. A good cook, a fabulous raconteur who cooked, joked, told us some history, shared stories. She made the time fly by. Would definitely recommend this tour.

  • Great experience , we got to know Louisiana history through its food, and the teacher Pat was an amazing talker . We really enjoyed this time . Recommended to people of any age if you like cooking and food.

  • Enjoyed The Cooking class. The food was great!

  • We sat and watched the cook prepare food. She was funny and very entertaining. All the food was great and we were supplied recipes

  • The food is great and the instructors are fun characters. They demonstrated how to make local dishes and provided printed recipes. At the end, you get to sample all the wonderful food. I highly recommend attending a cooking class or two!.

  • Had so much fun and the food was amazing! Learned so much about New Orleans food and heritage too!

  • This was wonderful! The food was great and our teacher was extremely personable. A few of the attendees myself included agreed that if she had her own TV show, we'd watch it! You get to learn a lot about New Orleans history during the demo, too, so it's not just all about food. I highly recommend this experience for anyone traveling to or near the French Quarter.

  • This class was very entertaining. I thought attendants would be actually cooking, however you're watching the instructor cook while speaking about the origin and flavors of the meal. Other than that, it was a great class!

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