Thursday, Aug 26, 11 AM-1 PM

Taste of Louisiana: Hands-On Cajun Class and Lunch

Southern Food & Beverage Museum
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1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA

Louisiana's Cajun Cuisine We leave the city behind and explore another beloved cuisine of Louisiana in our Cajun Cooking Class. Presented by Dee Lavigne, SoFAB's Director of Culinary 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, $70 for Museum members. Menu : Maque 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. Beer and wine is available for purchase. Book Now Chef Dee Lavigne is a New Orleans native. After taking a home economics class, she knew she was supposed to dedicate her life to food. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, she has worked in the food and hospitality industry, including 15 years baking at Whole Foods Markets. In 2016 she started Deelightful Cupcakes (now Deelightful Desserts). After being awarded the Paul Mcllhenny Culinary Entrepreneurism Scholarship, winning a few local bakery competitions, and graduating from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Catapult fund her career as a business owner began to take off. She has worked with WWL-TV4 as Assistant Production Producer. She looks forward to opening her first café. As a wife and mom to 2 boys, one on the Autism Spectrum Disorder, she is a full time advocate for Special Needs and Inclusion for all people. more events at sofab If you have any issues with our ticketing software, or prefer to make your reservation via phone, please call our front desk: 504.569.0405. Children ages 13 and up are welcome to join at the full adult price. Children 8-12 can join at a reduced price of $55. For cooking classes for children 7 and under, please see our kids cooking page . All COVID-19 guidelines put in place by the City of New Orleans and the CDC will be enforced. We will socially distance groups, require masks, and limit class size to 16. Posted in Southern Food , Demo Kitchen Tagged New Orleans , Louisiana , Cooking Class , Cooking Demonstration , Cajun 0 Likes Share