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New Orleans School of Cooking

524 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
+1 504-525-2665
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New Orleans Hands-On Cooking Class
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
524 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
+1 504-525-2665
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Reviewed yesterday

Chef instructor was fantastic and we learned a lot about food cooking and history of the area. Would highly recommend this hands on class

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Thank Lisa E
Reviewed yesterday

Such an amazing experience and AMAZING food! Great history lessons too! Definitely recommend this as a NOLA activity!

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Reviewed yesterday

I thoroughly enjoyed the class and the food. The chef was engaging and taught well. I would highly recommend this to anyone.

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Thank Bumpa47
Reviewed yesterday

Great experience. The chef was very knowledgeable about history and cooking. Very relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank guitarman2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great way to end our trip! Tom was entertaining as well as knowledgeable. He loved questions and answered all of them with attention. Thank you for such a great class!

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Thank wylmdl
Reviewed 3 days ago

A fun experience with lots of background about the origins of New Orleans cuisine. Pat was spirited and ready to answer any questions.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We made Shrimp with Grits, Gumbo, and Flaming Bananas Foster with home made Crepes. Worked in groups of two at individual cook stations while sipping on tea, wine, spirits which were complementary. There is a store in front to buy their own brand Cajun spices...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed this class very much. Ann was very interesting and very good at teaching the basics of cooking gumbo etc.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my second cooking demonstration and it won't be my last! The folk lore that goes along with the cooking is just as good as the food. I went to a different demo this time and fell in love with the crab bisque, it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the hands on class. What a fantastic experience! Fun and the food we made was delicious 😋 Would highly recommend.

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lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
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around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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24 October 2017|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
The class I attended the celebrity chef did the cooking. He used onions in the preparation. There may be a class where you cook. In which case you could leave out onions. Mike
10 July 2017|
Response from kw8here | Reviewed this property |
I've seen young children there. You can call the School directly to inquire and also to find out the menu for any given day (ie, your child might have a preference for chicken versus seafood dish). For pricing, again... More
19 May 2017|
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Response from Grumpyj56 | Reviewed this property |
We have been three times and at least on 2 occasions we have seen young adults ( appeared to be under 18). Our chef/instructor was Big Kevin and all enjoyed the class and the food