Creole Jambalaya Cooking Class at Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Based on 43 reviews

Come taste the southern side of life in the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center with the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. Enjoy an educational and interactive Louisiana-style cooking class that will teach guests the basics of a Creole-style jambalaya, in addition to a creole okra starter and New Orleans' flaming bananas foster for dessert. Throughout the demonstration, guests will have fun learning about the history of Louisiana's traditional dishes. While the food is cooking, enjoy a private tour of the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. After the tour, lunch is served. This is the cooking class guests have been searching for!

Activity Highlights

  • Learn about the food of New Orleans and Louisiana while guests eat lunch in the museum
  • Scratch-made recipes and techniques taught by culinary professionals
  • Guided private tour of the Southern Food & Beverage Museum
  • In-depth cooking lesson of Louisiana favorites


Cooking class features

  • Creole okra and tomatoes
  • Creole jambalaya with chicken, sausage, and vine-ripened tomatoes
  • Bananas foster with vanilla ice cream
  • French bread with butter

What's Included

  • Lunch and a tour of the museum

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cooking appropriate attire


  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Children should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Additional information

  • Walking is involved during guided museum tour.
  • Please advise of any food allergies at the time of booking.
  • The tour is held rain or shine.
  • Gratuities not included.
  • Tour has a maximum of 20 guests.
  • Wheelchair and handicap accessible.
  • Street parking.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period.

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  • Vive La F. about 17 days ago

    I loved my cooking class taught by Jyl and my tour by Jennie- Jyl even accommodated my vegetarian friend and made her a separate jambalaya. It was a... Read More on Yelp

  • Laurence K. about 3 months ago

    Was really looking forward to this but what a letdown. Hodgepodge not really carefully laid out could of done a better job with this. Not really worth it Read More on Yelp

  • Rachel M. about 10 months ago

    I took the Creole Cooking Class with Jyl Benson and it was a fantastic class! I highly recommend taking this class when visiting New Orleans; delicious... Read More on Yelp

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