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3-Hour Hands-On Cooking Class in New Orleans

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    What to Expect
    Cook & eat an authentic Louisiana meal! In this highly interactive class, our guests actually cut, season and prepare a complete dinner with one an expert chef, and afterwards they are able to sit down and enjoy the meal they have just created. These small intimate classes have a maximum of 10 people utilizing 5 cooktops. Singles may be paired with another individual. Price includes red and white wine and Abita Amber Beer (a local brew) and you'll even take home your recipes and apron! Dishes you may cook include gumbo, BBQ shrimp and grits, bananas foster, yam-crab bisque, shrimp remoulade, and more delicious favorites.
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    Departure Point
    524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Cooking class + meal
    • Beer, red or white wine, iced tea, lemonade
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - New Orleans School of Cooking
    • Gratuities
    • $10 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
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Dress code is casual
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    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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    All reviews chef matt bananas foster shrimp and grits creole cooking cooking station bloody mary's and mimosas cooking experience individual attention highly recommend this class an excellent teacher large table flambe cooking school cooking tips iced tea an amazing experience culinary history
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Great experience and so much fun! There’s not a way to express how good the food is! Thanks chef Matt.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank 217travel
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Although this was a cooking class there was less COOKING vs putting already prepped ingredients into the pot or pan. Some people will like not having to prep. Some may find it feels like cheating. Food was tasty and the bananas foster dessert was so...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank FigTheCat
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Loved our class and the lecture/discussion by Chef Matt. Dining area was nicely set up and the cooking area was set up efficiently with induction ranges and work stations. Easy to follow oral directions by Matt. He really set the atmosphere to learn and have...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Arlene B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    TAKE THE HANDS ON COOKING CLASS!!! My husband and I almost didn't do this because it is a bit pricey for two people, that being said I'm so glad we went through with it! Our instructor Chef Emily was wonderful, very knowledgeable,passionate about food and...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Krattstastic
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Advice: do your homework if you need any sort of accommodation. I can't say I ever got into the class in spite of paying for the ticket. We had purchased two tickets online and went to the class a bit early with a third person...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    Cristina E, Director of Marketing at New Orleans School of Cooking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review. These reviews help us to continually improve the customer experience at the New Orleans School of Cooking. We have reached out to you directly via TripAdvisor message to learn more about this situation. We hope to hear from you soon.

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    19 September 2019|
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    Response from Doris K | Reviewed this property |
    Highly recommend you book together! It is a fun experience to share with anyone. Pretty sure they would not allow her in the area if she wasn't a paying guest. Absolutely no cooking experience needed. Enjoy!!
    31 August 2019|
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    Response from Doris K | Reviewed this property |
    Very hands on, well instructed, 10 max per class. The champagne and wine are free flowing (and they will put out a new bottle if you finish one). Book early, the classes fill up. Cute store front entrance that sells all... More
    13 November 2018|
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    Response from Carol D | Reviewed this property |
    As times differ for each session it might be best to contact them directly we found them extremely helpful
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