New Orleans Food Demo - Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, and Pecan Pie

Based on 481 reviews

Indulge in the sweet and savory flavors of Cajun and Creole cuisine at The New Orleans School of Cooking with an award-winning cooking demonstration by expert chefs. Ranked worldwide as one of the top travel culinary experiences, this cooking demo features the food, fun, and folklore of true Louisiana Cooking. This particular demo features Gumbo, Red Beans and Rice (Louis Armstrong's favorite meal), and a classic Pecan Pie for dessert. In addition to a demo, and a full 3-course meal, guests will love the history, trivia, and tall tales provided to travelers by a personal chef. This activity does sell out fast, so book now to guarantee seating at the table.

Activity Highlights

  • Learn how to cook Creole and Cajun food from experts!
  • Take home recipes from the demonstration to make at home
  • Enjoy a great meal after the demonstration is over
  • Complimentary local Abita Beer included for all 21+


  • Gumbo
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Pecan Pie

Iced Tea, Coffee, Water and Abita Beer (a local brew) and Lemonade are included in the cost. These dishes do not contain shellfish. *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
  • Take-away Copies of the Recipes
  • Complimentary Abita Beer (21+)


  • 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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  • Brannon W. about 3 days ago

    This was so much fun. My wife and I learned to make jambalaya, gumbo, and bananas foster. Instructor was very informative, entertaining, and... Read More on Yelp

  • Desiree D. about 12 days ago

    100% a must do while in NOLA. It might seem touristy, but i am so happy i did this with my friend on my trip to NOLA. For $30 per person we received a 2 to... Read More on Yelp

  • Nelson F. about 2 months 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

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