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“Fun Learning to Cook”

New Orleans School of Cooking
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We teach the basics of Louisiana Cooking in a way you’ll never forget. Fun is a primary ingredient in our kitchen! Our Cajun / Creole experts teach New Orleans specialties such as Gumbo, Jambalaya and Pralines, seasoning them with history, trivia and tall tales! We offer demonstration classes and hands-on classes daily! DEMONSTRATION CLASS: Watch, learn & eat! Sit back and enjoy watching our skilled, entertaining chefs prepare a classic Cajun / Creole meal for you while learning about the vibrant history of New Orleans cuisine - enjoy all the demonstrated items, as well as local Abita beer with your meal! HANDS ON CLASS: Cook & eat an authentic Louisiana meal! In this highly interactive class, our guests prepare a complete dinner with one of our expert chefs, and afterwards they are able to sit down and enjoy the meal they have just created. Served with red & white wine.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed July 28, 2015

I came away inspired to try how to cook Gumbo, Jambalaya and Pralines. Chef Toya is not only a great chef, but wants to show you how to prepare a meal easily. Not only is it a demonstration, but you get to eat a delicious meal. There is enough food for seconds if you want. There is also plenty of water, lemonade, ice tea and beer as well. You'll even get the recipes to try at home. This is a great educational and tasty time.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Jeff L
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a very enjoyable thing to do for a couple of hours. They demonstrate several New Orleans' styles of cooking and then you eat what you watch them prepare. On the day that I was there they prepared shrimp creole, corn and crab bisque (my favorite) pralines and banana's foster. The best pralines on Bourbon Street. They even offered seconds. I thoroughly enjoyed the demonstration. Julie was our demonstrator and she was great. Carolyn

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank eyar
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Reviewed July 24, 2015

I thought it would be a good idea to take a lesson on some classics in Louisiana food and couldn't have picked a better class. Chef Toya was hilarious, telling great anecdotes while showing the simple way to make this great food. The class consisted of learning about Gumbo, Jambalaya and Pralines. After each dish was prepared plates were distributed amongst the class and we were provided lemonade, beer and ice tea. I would definitely come back to the NOSC to learn more.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

Took the gumbo, jambalaya, praline class...what fun! Chef Kevin was a hoot and the recipes were easy to follow and make. My gumbo made with his recipe came out just like Chef's. Make reservations early as you can classes fill up quickly. I would definitely do this again.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Irene G
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was so much fun. Chef Kevin and his team were awesome. I wanted to attend a second class but no time. i had never eaten or cooked étouffée. It was delicious. We also prepared a soup and pralines. Yummy. I would highly recommend you do this on your visit to New Orleans.

Date of experience: July 2015
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