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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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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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“jambalaya” (493 reviews)
“pralines” (689 reviews)
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

Wonderful instruction! Great entertainment, very educational as well as great food! We've been twice and plan on going again!

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Reviewed yesterday

An experience anyone should have when visiting New Orleans, especially if you enjoy food and history!

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Thank Elicia J
Reviewed 2 days ago

A combination cooking demonstration and history lesson was an excellent way to spend a few hours. Great food and good fun. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a whim my wife and I attended a cooking class at the New Orleans School of Cooking and had a great experience. We not only learned a few tips and trick on making the perfect gumbo and jambalaya, but we learn the impressive history...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Thanks for the great lessons Sarah and Joe! We enjoyed the food and all of the details required to get there. The Bananas Foster was "over the top" good.

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Thank runningstick2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent cooking experience. Learned how to cook gumbo, shrimp etouffee, crab bisque, and pralines. Biggest treat we learned how to make roux properly. I highly recommend talking a class. they offer 2 classes daily and cover about 6 to 8 separate meals.

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Thank djlax
Reviewed 2 days ago

She was concise, hilarious and very informative of NOLA history, food and techniques. Will recommend to anybody who wants to get out of the afternoon heat, do something different and learn about the food NOLA is all about.

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Thank mermer333
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pat did a wonderful job with the history part of the presentation! The demo was excellent, and the food was even better! We will definitely be back with other family members and friends.

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Thank Cecilia R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time with Pam and her knowledge of the city's history was helpful to understand the food and culture of New Orleans.

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Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 3 days ago

My ten year old daughter and I have taken the class for the last three years. It's fun. She learns a lot and it's a great way to get her to try new things.

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Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
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around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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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
18 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
19 April 2017|
Response from Route12N | Reviewed this property |
Chef provided an individual serving for a celiac customer at my class on Tues. just let them know.