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New Orleans School of Cooking
524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA524 St. Louis St. New Orleans, LA 70130
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    New Orleans School of Cooking
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Food is considered one of the defining elements of Louisiana’s culture, and there's no better way to experience New Orleans than to taste it! During your New Orleans cooking demonstration class, embark on a sensory journey in the kitchen to discover Louisiana's rich tapestry of culinary influences -- French, Spanish, Native American, African and Indian -- as they blend into modern- day Cajun and Creole cuisine. Your cooking experts will demonstrate how to prepare classic New Orleans specialties such as gumbo, jambalaya and pralines, and will season them with history, trivia and tall tales. Learn the basics of Louisiana cooking and discover the array of spices used in this unique cuisine. Enjoy generous samplings of the demonstrated items, as well as complimentary coffee, iced tea and beer. At the end of the class, take home the recipes to show off your new skills to your friends and family! Menu items may include any of the following: gumbo, jambalaya, corn and crab bisque, shrimp or chicken creole, shrimp and artichoke soup, crawfish etoufee, bread pudding, bananas foster, pralines, and pecan pie.
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    New Orleans School of Cooking, 524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
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    • New Orleans cooking demonstration class
    • Generous sampling of all items
    • Coffee, iced tea and beer
    • Recipes
    • Entry/Admission - New Orleans School of Cooking
    • $5 fee payable on site for special requests due to dietary restrictions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Please note: This is a demonstration class only; there is no hands-on training
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I loved the food and stories. I felt like I got to know a real New Orleans local by watching the cooking and hearing the history and stories of cooking in the area. We had plenty to eat and enjoyed seeing how to use the spices and local ingredients. It was a lot of fun!
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    The demo is well worth the $35 ticket price. Although I admit I may not be learned enough to recreate that amazing gumbo & bread pudding, I am certainly going to try. I went with my 2 adult sons & their girlfriends & we all loved it. We had one vegetarian, that food seemed
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    We really enjoying the class. I enjoyed his explanations of how history and culture impacted New Orleans Flavors. Loved the Crawfish. I would go again!!!
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    My wife and I took the class in which Chef Julie prepared gumbo, jambalaya, bananas foster, and pralines. She was an informative and entertaining chef for our class that consisted of several tables of six to eight people each, and she carefully explained each step of the cooking
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    We had an amazing time! Chef Vivian was incredible and so personable. Made everything with love. The history and story telling just put the icing on the cake!
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    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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