New Orleans School of Cooking

New Orleans School of Cooking

New Orleans School of Cooking
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Neighbourhood: French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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  • Departure35441920949
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Best Cooking School
    I have been to many Cooking Schools and this is by far the best! Everyone was very helpful. The instructer also gave a history of New Orleans that was very interesting. I would recommend this school to anyone travelling to New Orleans!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 June 2023
  • rlardinois47
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Experience
    Thoroughly enjoyed our experience at the cooking school. No knife handling, everything was prepared and cut up by staff before class started. The Bananas Foster was the bomb. Can’t wait to make it at home and surprise my dinner guests.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 28 June 2023
  • lora4rn
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    The instructor was excellent! She explained each step and she told great stories. We loved the gumbo and the chicken creole! My husband, who doesn't even like gumbo, ate two bowls! We can't wait to try it at home. I would highly recommend this class.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 7 July 2023
  • JohnG-travel
    Orange, California60 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Super fun and delicious
    Lynn, our instructor, was amazing. She was very fun, knowledgeable and made the night great. The food was amazing. Gumbo, shrimp & grits and bananas foster. The perfect mix of chicken for king, stories and eating
    Written 11 July 2023
  • PatriciaMcMurtry
    Calumet Park, Illinois1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best food Ever!!
    This was a wonderful experience. Chef Eric was entertaining and gave background to some of the history of New Orleans. His meals - Gumbo and Creole Chicken - had my niece asking for seconds. My best friend and Chef Eric dialogued and he interacted with many of the other visitors as well. The lesson on Pecan (not Pee Can) and Praline (not Pray Lean) was phenomenal! Well worth the time spent in the class.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 15 July 2023
  • floyd k
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Little Chefettes of New Orleans Cooking School
    Great fun and learning. We learned new techniques that we'll use forever. Everyone was made to feel relaxed and comfortable. We met new people who made us feel like family. The chef was EXCELLENT. We have made a decision to do it again!
    Visited July 2023
    Written 20 July 2023
  • twilli238
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun way to beat the New Orleans heat...
    Fun air-conditioned activity in New Orleans. The cooking demonstration was informative about the history of the city and the food. The instructors were fun. While they say "sample" you received a full portion with plenty to go around. One note: seating is based on when you make the reservation, so book early.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 31 July 2023
  • russsellwooley
    Sioux City, Iowa2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful and Delicious Experience!!
    My wife and I had the best experience at the cooking school. Vivian was Exceptional. Getting to know her and the other people in the class was an important part of the class. The steps in making our dishes were all very clear and her guidance was great. Take this class - you will have a wonderful time!!!
    Visited August 2023
    Written 14 August 2023
  • karenjsolomon
    New Orleans, Louisiana1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Learn to cook the local favorite dishes
    If you have never considered a cooking class as a vacation activity, I highly recommend you plan one in the future. The New Orleans School of Cooking has a wonderful set up in the French Quarter. I had so much fun and learned some great techniques.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Janeen H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun class!
    I did the beignet zoom class with my daughter. We made savory crab ones and the traditional beignet. They were fabulous! The class was only $35 and lasted about one and a half hours. I hope there will be more zoom classes in the near future.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 August 2023
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EmmaIsa413
Winston Salem, NC6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
Outstanding experience loved all the history that went along with her cooking. She was very engaging and so much fun! Would do it again in a heartbeat 💓
Written 13 June 2024
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Trisha S
Bryan, TX28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was a highlight in our trip. Harriet did a wonderful job at teaching us the art of cooking some delicious Louisiana meals. Her knowledge and stories kept us entertained, and the food was fabulous. This will be a must do from now on every time we come to N.O.
Written 12 June 2024
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Donnie&Marie
Spring Hill, FL129 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
The recipes were very clearly explained & displayed
Very tasty too
The instructor was very well based & good at instructing.
I strongly recommend one of their classes
Written 11 June 2024
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Sharon L
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Awesome experience! Can’t recommend high enough. Learned interesting historical facts about New Orleans culture and cooking and then had a great time actually cooking some great food.
Written 11 June 2024
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Jeffery S
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
This was well worth the money for the great experience. Very relaxed atmosphere and good conversation with the group and of course, Chef Cindi. I learned a great deal about the history of the local foods from her, and the personal attention she gave you while you were making your dishes was spot on. Plus you get to keep your apron and the recipes for your dishes.
Written 11 June 2024
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Travel2023
Shalimar, FL3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a fun demo! 'Gumbo Marie' made the best gumbo I have ever eaten! We are happy to be going home with the recipe to try at home.
Written 8 June 2024
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Courtney B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Awesome experience, Maria and Devlin were awesome. Great stories and even better food. Try this if you can, you won't be disappointed.
Written 5 June 2024
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Lauren T
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
We can’t recommend this cooking demonstration enough! It was a fantastic way to spend a hot afternoon and a great opportunity to learn about southern cuisine. Tasheena a.k.a. “Chef T.” was an engaging presenter, a talented chef, and wonderful hostess. She cooked us up a great meal while thoroughly explaining the process step-by-step. She also gave a detailed history of the city of New Orleans and explained the difference between Cajun and creole. This was a lot of fun and would highly recommend it to foodies who are interested to learn about southern cooking! Would definitely take it again to try a different menu.
Written 2 June 2024
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olivecc13
Houston, TX2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
I’ve lived in this city for 2 years and this is one of my favorite things I’ve done! Very fun and informative cooking class true to the city’s cuisine and history. Our Chef was an incredible help & we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly, highly recommend to anyone visiting the city!
Written 2 June 2024
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Anita P
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
The class was so informative and hands on. The chef teacher Lynn was great. She gave such great directions and cues for getting everything just right. I highly recommend having a class taught by her. The food was amazing. It is something you can do at home. All the direction and recipes were given to you at the end.
Written 1 June 2024
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