Cooking Class - A Taste of New Orleans

Capture the fusion flavors inspired by the Big Easy.

Discover Louisiana Creole cooking and all that makes it unique. A sumptuous blend of French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, German, Italian and Irish influences comprise the foundation of American Southern cooking.

In this hands-on class, you'll focus on the specialties from New Orleans and break them down by mastering a roux and a flambé. Some of the recipes you can look forward to preparing include crispy hush puppies, classic jambalaya peppered with chicken and andouille sausage and decadent bananas Foster for dessert.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Adult, Beginner, Couples, Fun, Group
COVID-19 protocols this chef will implement are:
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Reviews guests left for this experience



02 Jun 2023

Cher was incredible! We can't say enough good things about her! The food was phenomenal and she was not only willing to change the recipes on the fly, she encouraged us to be vocal about our preferences and requirements. It was truly an unforgettable experience.



02 Feb 2023

An outstanding chef and person! Very knowledgeable in the field of culinary arts. Our event was a tremendous success. Book Chef Chericia and you will not be disappointed.



18 Jan 2023

We had so much fun. Cher was very nice and well prepared and patient and caring. The food tasted delicious. we would highly recommend this cooking adventure and would definitely book Cher again!

Meet your chef

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Born and raised in Washington D.C., Chef Chericia's love for food comes from cooking Southern classics with her mother. She went on to cook in gourmet food markets, such as Dean and Deluca, and hotel kitchens at The Park Hyatt and The W. Chef Chericia is well versed in many cuisines, from Southern fare to Indian to sushi. One thing is for certain: Top-quality ingredients mean top-notch food.

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Cancellation Policy

Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.

Chef Chericia will travel to guests within Washington, D.C. for this experience.

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