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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 Cooking Class
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3-Hour Small-Group Cooking Class in New Orleans
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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

The Demo class was the highlight of our trip. Delicious food, great info on the city and super entertaining and fun!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was interested in attending and my husband and 22 year old son came with. We all thoroughly enjoyed it!! Best food we ate while in New Orleans. Harriett was a delight!! Can’t wait to try some recipes at home.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Class was very fun and informative. Had a great time and learned some new techniques along with some great stories by our chef!

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Thank garlinb
Reviewed 2 days ago

My mom and I did the hands on cooking class with Chef Damien Thomas, and it was so much fun. The food was delicious, and we had a great time together.

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Thank cgsnash
Reviewed 2 days ago

I initially took this demo in November of 2017 and had such a great time that I brought my friends along with me for another trip to NOLA in January. I had Pat both times for the 10AM demo class and both were awesome! Pat...More

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Thank el-em-uu
Reviewed 2 days ago

I just went today with a group of ladies who were in town with their husbands for a conference. Hubby booked this for me but since I don't like seafood it sounded interesting but I wasn't expecting to enjoy it so much. Our chef Brandon...More

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 2 days ago

My guy and I had a fabulous time at the New Orleans School of Cooking participating in the Hands-On Class. The chef and staff are friendly and make you feel like family. Our evening started around the table where we shared conversation and learned some...More

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Thank viclynnreilly
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time during our class. The food was delicious. Our Chef was entertaining and very knowledgeable. I will definitely go back.

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Thank 218lorij
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were in town for our anniversary. While walking through Jackson Square we walked in to the shop and inquired about the different classes. We decided (based solely on the menu) on the Saturday 2pm class. We showed up and this class...More

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Thank LSE18
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had chef Brandon and it was a great time ! He has a lot of great stories and we enjoyed watching him cook . The gumbo was my favorite but my wife preferred the bread pudding !

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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
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
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