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Taste of Louisiana: Hands-On Cajun Class and Lunch at SoFAB

  • Southern Food & Beverage Museum 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard New Orleans, LA, 70113 United States (map)
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Louisiana's Cajun Cuisine

We leave the city behind and explore another beloved cuisine of Louisiana in our Cajun Cooking Class. Presented by Jyl Benson, SoFAB's Director of Culinary and Garden Programming, this class offers an in-depth look into how to create delicious, traditional dishes that can be found nowhere else in the world, while discussing their cultural and historical origins. The class includes a curator-led tour of the museum. This is a hands-on cooking class where you will be not only learning about the Cajun culture but also the cooking techniques to make this cuisine in your daily life.

Cost: $75 per person, $65 for NatFAB Members.

Menu:

  • Macques Choux with Tasso

  • Cajun Gumbo with Dark Roux, Andouille and Chicken, served with Louisiana Long-Grain Rice

  • Cajun, cane-syrup version of the classic dessert, bananas foster

  • Luzianne Iced Tea

Admission, lunch, recipes, and a curator-led guided private tour of the Southern Food & Beverage Museum are included in the ticket price.

If you have any issues with the ticketing software or would prefer to make your reservation on the phone, please call us at 504-267-7490 during the week or 504-569-0405 on weekends. Tickets may be refunded or exchanged up to 48 hours prior to the event. After 48 hours no refunds will be available.

Steen Syrup Mill is a 106 year old family-owned syrup mill located in the heart of the Louisiana Sugar Cane country

Steen Syrup Mill is a 106 year old family-owned syrup mill located in the heart of the Louisiana Sugar Cane country

Jazzmen Rice is served in the Creole and Cajun classes.

Jazzmen Rice is served in the Creole and Cajun classes.

Cane Land Rum is used in the Creole Class for Bananas Foster

Cane Land Rum is used in the Creole Class for Bananas Foster

Wayne Jacob's Smokehouse Restaurant supplies the Tasso for the Cajun Class

Wayne Jacob's Smokehouse Restaurant supplies the Tasso for the Cajun Class