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Crescent City Cooks

201 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2214
+1 504-529-1600
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Best way to learn about Creole vs Cajun Cooking!

The differences between the Creole cuisine in NOLA and the Cajun cuisine is very subtle... we had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dionne R
A Truly Fun and Memorable Experience!

My wife and I were spending two nights in New Orleans and wanted to take a cooking class. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donald K
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Helena, Arkansas, United States
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201 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2214
Central Business District
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+1 504-529-1600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The differences between the Creole cuisine in NOLA and the Cajun cuisine is very subtle... we had an amazing time learning how a melting pot of different cultures created a melting pot of delectable dishes!! Put this on your to-do list--you won't regret it! Initially,...More

Thank Dionne R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were spending two nights in New Orleans and wanted to take a cooking class. We struck gold with Crescent City Cooks and Lynn. We were the first to book the class so we go the privilege of picking the menus. We...More

Thank Donald K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spectacular personal event to taste the culture and learn from the locals with deep history. There is nothing like it and you must try it

Thank E L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lunch demonstration class is a relaxing and economical way to learn about history and tradition of Creole cooking. Lynn was our instructor. She is so personable. She is a native Louisianan and brings her personal/family history into the cooking class. I felt like a...More

Thank FerFields
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time cooking with Ann. It was just the 2 of us so we got to pick our menu...oysters bienville, bbq shrimp and beignets. Tons of food and even had leftovers for our husband's later. Ann was super and gave us...More

Thank Becky C
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I learned to make jambalaya and gumbo - the result was delicious and we had a lot of fun. Good way to learn about a city and meet new people

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Great venue, location, atmosphere and cooks. Lynn and Brad were fun, patient with our many questions and attentive. One of the best times had and I’ve been in the City for a week. Easy to book as you click which day/time/meal that suits you best....More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We had a group of 20+ people so we had the place to ourselves. The instructor was informative and so entertaining! The food was delicious - chicken and andouille sausage gumbo, crawfish etouffee with rice and bananas foster. And a 10% discount in the shop....More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Our 3 hour class was filled with fun, laughter, great stories and conversation with new people, all while we were learning about the differences between Creole and Cajun cooking. Staff were very accommodating, from the snacks, wine and beer choices to the menu options, including...More

Thank FamilyRI
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome time with family! Lynn and her staff were amazing teachers, great story tellers about their cooking. Private class was so much fun and learned a great deal. I would highly recommend!! Great time!

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Derrill C
8 February 2017|
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Response from edmsgt | Reviewed this property |
It is not a cooking school you would attend to be a chef. They offer two types of classes: One is a demonstration class where they demonstrate the preparation of several dishes with a lot of pointers on ways to do it. It... More
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