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Mardi Gras School of Cooking Hands-On Classes

About this experience

What you'll do:

Begin your New Orleans fantasy cooking experience in the French Quarter. Enjoy creating your cajun and creole menu when you don your aprons and begin learning new recipes, cooking great dishes, and then enjoy the fruits of your labor. Each student is taught professional techniques, the secrets of seasonings, and the preparation of selected recipes while learning the history of Louisiana's world-famous cuisine.

Why we love it for your party:

  • Five delicious Creole and Cajun menus to choose from
  • Complimentary wine, beer, soda and bottled water
  • Professional New Orleans Chef Instructors
  • Located in the heart of the French Quarter
  • Always Hands-On, Always Intimate, Always Fun

About this experience partner:

We are known for our intimate classes that feel more like a dinner party than a classroom. Each student is shown knife techniques, professional cooking tips/shortcuts, the secret seasonings and the preparation of selected recipes while learning the history of Louisiana's world-famous cuisine.

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New Orleans Style Brunch: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

Sunday Brunch is a tradition in New Orleans. Since we tend to sleep in on Sundays, the first meal is usually a combination of breakfast and lunch. Enjoyed with an alcoholic beverage. Come learn to make a local staple dish of Southern cheesy grits.

Indulge in these other staple dishes: New Orleans Style Shrimp and Grits, Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce over a Crab Cake, Praline bacon (Pig Candy), Champagne, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Wine, beer, sodas, and water are included with your class and meal.

*A 20% Gratuity will be included in the final price.

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Cajun & Creole Roux: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

New Orleans is known for its Gumbo, Etouffee, and Bananas Foster. Learn the history behind these dishes, laugh at the Chef's stories, and learn their secrets and the history of New Orleans food.

Indulge in these historic staple dishes: Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo, Shrimp Etouffee, and Bananas Foster

*A 20% Gratuity will be included in the final price.

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New Orleans Traditions: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

These age-old recipes will quickly become your new favorite Cajun/Creole dishes; dishes that are centuries old and still adorn today. We will use all the favorite Cajun and Creole meats to make our Jambalaya and Barbecue Shrimp. If you haven’t had our Barbecue Shrimp, you will be amazed.

Indulge in these other staple dishes: Barbecue Shrimp (New Orleans style), Chicken and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya, Chocolate Bread Pudding with a Brandy Mocha Sauce

*A 20% will be included in the final price.

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Vegetarian Cajun/Creole: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

Our Vegetarian class with a Cajun twist. These palate-pleasing recipes have been favorites of our locals for years. Come learn our secrets!

Indulge in these staple dishes: Gumbo Z’Herbes, Corn Maque Choux, and Pecan Praline Bread Pudding with a Salted Caramel Sauce

*A 20% Gratuity will be included in the final price.

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New Orleans Creole: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

This Creole Class offers a warming Bisque with a hearty Creole dish. Come learn to cook some of our local favorites like Corn and Crab Bisque, Shrimp Creole, and Pecan Pralines

*A 20% Gratuity will be included in the final price.

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Location

519 Wilkinson St Suite 101, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Cancellation Policy

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generous Cancellation Policy

Full refund on cancellations with 7+ days notice. No refund within 7 day window.

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New Orleans Style Brunch: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

Sunday Brunch is a tradition in New Orleans. Since we tend to sleep in on Sundays, the first meal is usually a combination of breakfast and lunch. Enjoyed with an alcoholic beverage. Come learn to make a local staple dish of Southern cheesy grits.

Indulge in these other staple dishes: New Orleans Style Shrimp and Grits, Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce over a Crab Cake, Praline bacon (Pig Candy), Champagne, Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Wine, beer, sodas, and water are included with your class and meal.

*A 20% Gratuity will be included in the final price.

See Availability

Cajun & Creole Roux: Hands-On Cooking Class

Starting at$150per person

3hr

New Orleans is known for its Gumbo, Etouffee, and Bananas Foster. Learn the history behind these dishes, laugh at the Chef's stories, and learn their secrets and the history of New Orleans food.

Indulge in these historic staple dishes: Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo, Shrimp Etouffee, and Bananas Foster

*A 20% Gratuity will be included in the final price.

See Availability

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