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Cookin' Cajun Cooking School

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Address: 1 Poydras St, Riverwalk Mall, New Orleans, LA 70130-1662
Phone Number: +1 504-523-6425

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So Much Fun

Loved the class, loved the people, and still make the recipes. Great shopping at the store too. Buy the Hunter's Game Rub. You will use it for everything.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2016
Kristie R
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Shirley, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I Wasted time trying to find this place. Finally called. They said they don't do cooking classes. Don't waste your time.

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Shirley, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Loved the class, loved the people, and still make the recipes. Great shopping at the store too. Buy the Hunter's Game Rub. You will use it for everything.

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2 Thank Kristie R
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

You get to watch a renowned chef prepare real Cajun dishes and then you get to eat them! I wasn't shy about the eating part of the program. You will also receive the recipes, which I came home and prepared. All three dishes were perfect, gumbo, jambalaya and pralines.

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Biggera Waters, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

Definitely not what I was expecting, sitting watching someone cooking, but it really was great. Jambalaya and Gumbo was being taught the day we went, and OMG it was far better than any food I tasted anywhere else in NO. And to sit there watching them cook, with commentary on the history of the food, of NO, and of them... More 

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3 Thank SammyJT73
Lake Kiowa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2009

A great way to spend 2 1/2 hours of great entertainment and food and great beer! A must do and a great way to learn to cook!

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3 Thank ward1314
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2009

This is a great, fun and educational experience. Attending a class at the school is just one of the many things to do in NO and a must! You get not only an education about the food but the local culture and history as well. The food served is SO good too! Keep in mind you actually are not cooking,... More 

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Matthews, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2008

My husband and I were perusing the little kitchen shop in front of Cookin' Cajun, when we just happened to run across this little cooking school. To our good fortune we discovered that after the morning classes conclude, they transform themselves into a cafe which serves a limited menu of Cajun fare. I'm here to tell you, although this food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2008

Even if you already know how to make a gumbo or a jambalaya, you’re going to love taking a class at ‘Cajun Cookin.’ You go for the food, the fun, and the people. The day I was there, teacher Karin and manager Sandra traded banter, told funny stories, and shared Katrina hurricane horror stories while cooking. Sandra told us of... More 

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