Cooking Class - Classic Cajun Fare From the Bayou

Prepare a hearty Cajun-spiced meal from the bounty of the bayou.

Prepare and savor an authentic Louisiana meal in this hands-on cooking class with Chef James. You'll learn all about the history and utility of the "holy trinity" in Cajun cuisine as you craft the ultimate pot of gumbo.

Start with a big simmering pot of gumbo made with chicken, andouille sausage and plenty of Cajun spice followed by bone-in pork chops smothered in mushroom-thyme gravy. A side of buttermilk mashed potatoes and Southern cooked greens make it a well-rounded meal. Finally, learn how to make Cajun bread pudding with cinnamon and a hint of whiskey.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Baking, Beginner, Couples, Fun, Group

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21 Sep 2022

Chef James is fantastic! He is a true culinary professional. He provided us with an exceptional dining experience. I highly recommend booking him as your next private chef!

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Chef James has a storied culinary history. Over his 25 years in the industry, he was a dedicated owner of two businesses: A cupcake bakery and a pizza shop. He prides himself on using high-quality ingredients to elevate his recipes. Warm and engaging, Chef James is enthusiastic about using his history as a restauranteur to create personable culinary experiences for a new audience.

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Chef James will travel to guests within Indianapolis for this experience.

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