Cooking Class - New Orleans-Style Cajun Delights

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Enjoy a fusion of worldly flavors in this classic Creole cooking class.

Savor the flavors of France, Spain and West Africa in this Creole-inspired cooking class with Chef Vivian. Master the art of traditional Louisiana-style dishes as you learn a slew of cooking techniques and work with fresh ingredients.

Start with a quintessential Cajun dish: Gumbo made with andouille sausage over a bed of rice with the option to cover it in hot sauce, like the locals do. Next up is a pecan-crusted chicken with colorful and flavor-packed Creole sauce and crunchy fried okra. Finally, prepare a bread pudding made with warm spices.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Couples, Fun, Group

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Jennifer B.


29 Dec 2022

Chef Vivian was welcoming, professional, and a great teacher. We loved hearing about the history of the area. Chef Vivian was knowledgeable and entertaining in telling us how the dishes we made became so popular here. We felt very special to share a kitchen with such an experienced chef. She showed us how to “cook with love.” The food tasted amazing! With her personality and skill, Vivian should have her own show on tv. We had a wonderful time and can’t wait for another chance to book with Chef Vivian!

Nicole S.


07 Nov 2022

Vivian made our anniversary so special. She was incredibly friendly, knowledgable, and fun to be with. This was our first time doing something like this and she blew us away. We will definitely use the recipes again and again. Thank you Vivian!

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Michelle O.


15 Jan 2023

Chef Vivian was fantastic! She was warm and welcoming. She knew her stuff and had fantastic stories. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cooking experience with her! We will be booking with her in the future!

$ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Vivian
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Chef Vivian has studied culinary arts in France, Italy, Spain and Africa, gaining over 40 years of cooking experience. She has perfected the flavors of New Orleans and French cuisines and after owning a farm in North Carolina, Chef Vivian is well-versed in using hyper-local ingredients in meals. With a doctorate in educational leadership, Chef Vivian seeks to help students master cooking skills and boost their kitchen confidence.

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