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New Orleans Cooking Class provided by New Orleans School of Cooking

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New Orleans Cooking Class

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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 06/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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- hand sanitizer throughout building - deep cleaning throughout building - moving to some disposable dishware - cans of beer instead of shared pitchers - seating by family - staff in face shields - designated standing areas
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Updated 06/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
New Orleans is known for its unique local cuisine that combines Creole and Cajun influences. At this cooking demonstration class, learn the secrets to preparing traditional Louisiana dishes like gumbo, jambalaya, and pecan pie in a 19th-century molasses warehouse. Discover the history and evolution of these recipes as you watch a local chef at work, and enjoy samples paired with local beer and sweet iced tea.
  • Learn how to make classic New Orleans dishes with a local chef
  • Sample Creole and Cajun recipes like jambalaya, gumbo, and pralines
  • Watch demonstrations to pick up techniques like how to make roux
  • Recipes to take home and try on your own
Important Information
Departure Point
New Orleans School of Cooking, 524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 34 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
TabTai wrote a review Oct 20
Kohler, Wisconsin4 contributions
Ann & Harriet were delightful! Food was delicious! All served up with a history & comedy show combined. Could listen to these 2 and eat what they served up any day of the week. Don’t miss out!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Yolanda Kerns wrote a review Oct 20
Denver, Colorado1 contribution
We had Chef Michael for our gumbo/jambalaya/bread pudding and praline demo class. He expertly blends his cooking expertise with his sense of humor and vast knowledge of history. You leave with some new knowledge about the region and the food and with the confidence that you
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Date of experience: October 2020
Melissa R wrote a review Oct 18
Edmond, Oklahoma103 contributions22 helpful votes
Chef Katie was an amazing teacher! We learned to make Chicken & andouille gumbo, BBQ shrimp & grits and bananas foster crepes! The meal was delicious and now we will be able to go home and cook it for our family!!
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Curious265314 wrote a review Oct 14
New York City, New York254 contributions
My brother and I attended this class in February during our visit for the Rock n Roll Marathon. This was such a great unique experience. We still use the techniques we learned here to make jambalaya and gumbo whenever we’re craving for some Cajun food.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Vicki W wrote a review Sep 2020
Sonoma, California, United States4 contributions1 helpful vote
LOVED IT! My son and I did an online cooking class - making BBQ Shrimp, cheesy grits and bananas foster. The instructor was great, patient, funny and helpful with tips and directions. While my son and I live on different coasts, we were able to share a fun experience then visit
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Date of experience: September 2020
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By: New Orleans School of Cooking
So much fun! Learned a lot about history of Creole and Cajun cuisine. Picked up some cooking tips and meal was del
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This was the 2nd time I have been here and taken the demo cooking class. It’s an awesome class with some delicious
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Annie K
just what your downtown time needs
I used a gift certificate for a solo experience and the instructors took such a good care of me and everyone! Very
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Great Afternoon
Loved it. I found the afternoon enjoyable, entertaining, informative and food delicious. The waiter worked hard to
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Sharon E
New Orleans Cooking School
First time experience with the New Orleans Cooking School. They made us feel welcomed when we entered the door. I
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Always a great experience!
Classes at the New Orleans School of Cooking are a part if every visit to the city. A very entertaining and delicio
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Debbie R
Loved the class as well as the instructor
We went to New Orleans just after they entered Phase 3 and took an amazing demonstration class that I would highly
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A Must Have Experience
My husband and I have decided that anytime we visit NOLA again, we're definitely going here! Pat was amazing and th
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Amazing Experience
This class was absolutely fantastic!! So much fun and great food! Our chef Eric was AMAZING! He made it so enter
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Doug H
Hands-On Cooking Class
Class was very informative and fun. I am an experienced cook and I learned some new techniques and history of regio
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The set up was so nice. The biscuit that they serve at the beginning was so good. The food was amazing. I can not
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Rich S
Fantastic time and great food we learned to cook!
We had an excellant time and Ricardo and Taj were excellant in taking great care of us. We learned so much and had
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Amazing but disturbing
Instructor was wonderful I went for my birthday and me and another lady received a signed apron. The cashier didn’t
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NOLA Cooking Class- Gumbo/Grits
Excellent Chef, learned the history of NOLA cooking and the city and great new tips on how to cook the food. Enjoye
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Great Class!!
We had a great class and I learned some great tips for seasonings. Will definitely go again. Since the Pandemic wa
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Key Details
  • New Orleans School of Cooking, French Quarter
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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