French Quarter Cooking Studio - Crawfish Etouffee, Shrimp & Artichoke Soup, and Pralines

Based on 476 reviews
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Welcome to The New Orleans School of Cooking where food, fun and folklore are all on the menu! Our entertaining cooking demonstrations are located in a renovated molasses warehouse built in the early 1800s in the heart of the French Quarter. Our Creole/Cajun experts teach New Orleans specialties - Crawfish Etouffee, Shrimp & Artichoke Soup, and Pralines, and season them with history, trivia and tall tales. We teach the basics of Louisiana Cooking in a way guests will never forget. It’s a “ga-ron-teed” good time for all. Our max capacity is 68 so be sure to book soon!

Activity Highlights

  • A fun 2.5-hour cooking demo by Creole & Cajun experts
  • Take home recipes from the demonstration to make at home
  • Enjoy a great meal after the demonstration is over
  • Great for couples, families and seniors


  • Crawfish Etouffee
  • Shrimp & Artichoke Soup
  • Pralines

Includes Iced Tea, Coffee, Water and Abita Beer (a local brew) and Lemonade are included in the cost. Gluten free menus are available upon request. Please indicate at the time of booking how many gluten free meals are needed for the party. Upon arrival an additional $5 per gluten free meal will be collected.

What's Included

  • Cooking Demonstration
  • A Full Meal
  • One Complimentary Abita Beer
  • Take-away Copies of the Recipes


  • Rates do not apply to Special Event or Holiday Demonstrations.

Additional information

  • Handicap accessible.
  • Restrooms available.
  • Certified service animals OK.
  • A standard gratuity of 15-20% is recommended.
  • Ticket includes demonstration, meal, coffee, tea, lemonade, or Abita Beer.
  • A gift shop is located on-site.
  • Street parking is available for a fee.
  • Parking is available off-site for a fee.
  • Infants and toddlers that sit on parent's lap are complimentary. Children that require a full seat are charged full price.
  • Gluten-free menus are available upon request. Please indicate at the time of booking how many gluten-free meals are needed for the party. Upon arrival an additional $5 per gluten-free meal will be collected.

Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date and time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. 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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  • Nelson F. about 14 days ago

    Came here for the cooking class demo and the place was packed so sign up early. The format is they cook and give you the history of NOLA and the food,... Read More on Yelp

  • Barbara D. about 1 month ago

    My daughter and I did the hands on class here and it was fantastic. It was super organized with all food ingredients laid out, right down to the oil in the... Read More on Yelp

  • Allan F. about 2 months ago

    We had Brennan this morning for the gumbo, jumbalia, bananas foster and pralines class. He was very informative and entertaining during the whole class. We... Read More on Yelp

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2018-03-08 14:20:20

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