Monday, Aug 30, 11 AM-1 PM

Taste of Louisiana: Hands-On Creole Class and Lunch

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

Hands-On Creole New Orleans Cooking Class The Creole Cooking Class explores the iconic dishes of New Orleans from Jambalaya to Bananas Foster. Presented by Dee Lavigne, SoFAB's Director of Culinary Programming, the demonstration 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 Creole culture but also the cooking techniques to make this cuisine in your daily life. Cost : $75 per person, $70 for Museum members Menu : Fresh Tomato Salad with Creole Remoulade Sauce Creole Jambalaya with Chicken, Sausage, Vine-Ripened Tomatoes Bananas Foster with Vanilla Ice Cream French Bread with Butter 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 ages 8-12 can join at a reduced cost 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 , Taste of New Orleans , Creole , Cooking Class , Cooking Demonstration , Taste of Louisiana 0 Likes Share