Cooking Class: Master the Art of New Orleans Brunch

The South is known for breakfast fare, but New Orleans steals the spotlight when it comes to brunch.

In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Shelley will teach you how to create a classic New Orleans brunch unraveling the mystery of distinctive regional flavors.

Begin by learning the essentials of making the base of many New Orleans dishes — a roux. You'll use your new skill to prepare shrimp sassy benedict and red-eye gravy with ham to top buttery biscuits. Then, bananas foster brings the party to the brunch table with banana liqueur and dark rum.


Shrimp Sassy Benedict Poached Eggs Over a Split Buttermilk Biscuit 

With a spicy sassy sauce

Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits and Red-Eye Gravy 

 With beer-infused gravy and ham

Bananas Foster-Stuffed French Toast 

With banana liqueur and dark rum

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Singles, Gourmet, New American, Mother's Day, Holiday
  • 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.

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23 May 2022

Wonderful teacher and professional. Michelle setup a comfortable and enjoyable environment for us to learn and simply have conversation while cooking!

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William d.

17 Feb 2018

It was a fascinating evening for sure full of amazing food. Thanks so much!

$ 99 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Washington, D.C.

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Chef Shelley
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Chef Shelley is a professional chef, cooking instructor and event planner with over 30 years of experience. Her professional background is impressive and diverse. She has cooked for many celebrities and well-known dignitaries throughout her career. She is the former owner of a popular Brooklyn restaurant and has hosted many dining events. Chef Shelley also specializes in a wide array of cooking classes for children and adults.

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