Imagine yourself a visitor to New Orleans. You stroll through the Quarter or another historic neighborhood and fantasize about the aromas from the houses you pass. You get a glimpse of a private garden from the street, and the romance of the setting is as heavy as the scent of sweet olive. You may eat at one of the world-famous restaurants and wonder, “Do locals prepare food like this?” Now satisfy your curiosity and step through the huge doors and enjoy hours of making and eating New Orleans’ cuisine at the chef’s kitchen in a 140 year old Italianate mansion located in the second oldest neighborhood in the city, Algiers Point.
Experience the city as one would have experienced it a 100 years ago preparing century-old recipes. Come in and relax. Get acquainted with your classmates and begin to take your fantasy cooking trip back over a century ago. Enjoy cooking your Cajun and Creole menu when you don your aprons and begin a full day of learning and cooking. Each guest is shown professional techniques, the secrets of seasonings and the preparation of selected recipes while learning the history of Louisiana’s world-famous cuisine. Reservations required.