Cooking Class: Classic Louisiana Feast

Get swept away by the flavors of the bayou in this Southern-themed, in-person cooking class. With guidance from Chef Jerry, you'll learn to create an authentic Louisiana meal with all the trimmings. Boil up some shrimp and crab claws and concoct a zesty cocktail sauce to serve them with. Then, prepare hush puppy-like boudin balls filled with crab, shrimp and tender rice. Create a traditional jambalaya loaded with chicken and sausage and seasoned in true Cajun style. And for an authentic Louisiana dessert, fry some classic beignets to crisp, sweet perfection.


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Shrimp and Crab Claws

With celery, onions, garlic, lemons and cocktail sauce


Seafood Boudin Balls

With crab, shrimp, rice, bread crumbs and flour


Jambalaya

With tomato paste, seasoning, chicken, sausage and rice


Beignets

With flour, salt, powdered sugar and oil

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Beginner, Date Night, Fun
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

Guest reviews for Chef Jerry

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Nicole W.

01 Dec 2021

Chef Jerry showed me how to make seafood boudin balls with shrimp and crawfish. He clearly demonstrated each step of the process. The homemade sauce was a simple sauce of mayo, sriracha and lemon juice but added a nice tang to the final dish. The boudin balls turned out a perfect golden brown and crispy when finished. He shared this was a very popular dish that he serves at festivals.

$ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.


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Event location: New Orleans

Chef’s Place

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Chef Jerry’s culinary career began in the United States Marine Corps where he served as an executive chef and received awards for his culinary achievements. After his time in the military, he opened a catering business and family restaurant serving Cajun and Creole fare. Chef Jerry has participated in the Essence Fest as a food vendor for many years, and won the title of Essence Music Fest “Best Chef” in 2014.

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