You don’t have to enroll in culinary school to spark creativity and pick up actionable new skills. Our enthusiast classes, led by beloved chefs and local personalities, take a deep dive into everything from the fundamentals to international cuisine and regional foodways. We’ve even got classes to breathe life into your inner sommelier or mixologist.

Hands-on classes, capped at 16, start at $130/person. You’ll prepare a full meal with close instruction before we sit down to a family-style meal with wine and enjoy what we’ve prepared. Demonstration classes, capped at 25, start at $65/person and might include lectures, tastings, cooking demos, or a combination.

Check out our FAQ page to learn more. Space is limited, so grab your tickets! We also offer gift certificates, which can be redeemed toward any enthusiast class.


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A Lo Cubano: Food & Stories of Cuba

Zella Palmer will lead us on an exploration of Cuba’s many histories as told through the lens of food: from the iconic dishes of the mainland to the colorful diaspora we see in places like Miami and New Orleans.

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Summer Seafood Series: The Path to Perfect Fish

Chef Jason Goodenough leads this celebration of Louisiana seafood. No matter your confidence level with fish cookery, you’ll fine-tune your culinary intuition and learn how to spin our amazing local seafood into chef-caliber dishes year-round.

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The Louisiana Series: Into the Gumbo Pot

Learn Chef Frank Brigtsen’s secret to magical, 5-minute roux and perfect Cajun rice, and make your own pot of rich, deeply flavored stew laden with oysters and shrimp.

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