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Tour code: 3108LUNCH
Get the full Louisiana dining experience with a fun and educational New Orleans cooking class. Take a seat amongst other foodies in a converted 19th century molasses warehouse and get ready to learn – and eat! Meet a lively local chef and learn the fundamentals of preparing classic Creole dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines. Then dig into delicious samples complemented by local beer or a sweet ice tea. 


  • Cooking class in New Orleans
  • Get to know the basics of Louisiana cooking at the New Orleans School of Cooking
  • Learn how to make New Orleans specialties such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines form your expert chefs
  • Enjoy generous samplings of the dishes accompanied by complimentary beer, iced tea and coffee
  • Take the recipes home with you!

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What You Can Expect

New Orleans Cooking Class

Enjoy Delicious Recipes Like Bread Pudding

Give your trip to New Orleans a culinary edge with a lively cooking class featuring some delectable Creole classics! Head to the New Orleans School of Cooking for an approximate 2‐hour course in the company of other food enthusiasts. Get to know an expert local chef and hear the history of Louisiana’s soulful cuisine, including the melting pot of cultural influence that distinguishes Cajun and Creole dishes. 

As your guest chef prepares famous dishes such as gumbo, jambalaya and crawfish etouffée, learn traditional techniques – such as the importance of a good roux – and the variety of unique spices that give classic Louisiana fare its distinctive flavor. Enjoy local anecdotes, story telling and interesting facts from your chef – and if you want to know the (slight) difference between Cajun and Creole food, just 

After each live cooking demonstration, indulge in hearty samples paired with tasty local beer, iced tea or coffee. Leave with a better understand of food and some recipes to take home and perfect on your own! 

Customer Reviews

Ellen K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was the best excursion ever! The chef was funny and informative. I can't wait to go back to New Orleans to take another class with new recipes. We've already made the Gumbo. Yummy.

Edward W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Highly recommended. Ann, the teacher, was excellent - so much more than a cookery class, a really interesting social history of New Orleans and the Creole people. The food Chicken and Andouille gumbo, Chicken Creole and Praline was excellent, with enough for seconds of each course, and there was plenty of beer to go around as well!

Cindy U

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was the best thing we've done together in a long time. We had Kevin, and he was awesome. Knowledgeable, funny and connected with everyone in the audience on a personal level. We definitely recommend this experience in New Orleans!

Vickie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Wonderful food. Kevin was terrific. A must for New Orleans visitors!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great time by all in the this class. Instructor was not only entertaining but since returning from New Orleans I have made all but one of the dishes and everyone as loved them.

Jo H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Cooking Class was fun and my teacher was hilarious. I also learned a lot and will be trying to make the same dishes at home! And oh the FOOD!!!!! It was some of the BEST I had while staying in New Orleans! Worth every cent! Don't miss this wonderful class!

sirallans Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Very good class, highly recommended.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Fabulous!!! My third time and always fun!! Took two friends for their first times!!

Steve T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Very easy to follow along with the chief and you get to eat the food after the class.

Yda T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This tour was amazing!

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