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New Orleans Culinary Experience provided by New Orleans Culinary History Tours

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New Orleans Culinary Experience

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Participants will enjoy a cooking demonstration and feast on the demonstrated recipes for lunch. After lunch, you will have an hour of free time to shop and relax. Then meet your guide at Tujague's Restaurant, 823 Decatur St at 1:30. Tujaque's is 1 block past Jackson Square). Participants will tour historic restaurants and learn of and taste their culinary contributions - including the two oldest (Antoine's and Tujague's). Sample Menu: **Monday** Gumbo Red Beans and Rice Pecan Pie Pralines **Tuesday** Gumbo Jambalaya Bananas Foster Pralines **Wednesday** Gumbo Jambalaya Bread Pudding Pralines **Thursday** Corn and Crab Bisque Shrimp Creole Bananas Foster Pralines **Friday** Shrimp & Artichoke Soup Crawfish Etoufee Bread Pudding Pralines **Saturday** Gumbo Jambalaya Bread Pudding Pralines **Sunday** Gumbo Jambalaya Bread Pudding Pralines
You'll start at
New Orleans School of Cooking
524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAMeet inside of the New Orleans School of Cooking 15 minutes prior to start time of 10:00 AM, at 524 St. Louis St., in the French Quarter. After the cooking school concludes about 12:30 PM, the second part of your tour will meet at Tujague's Restaurant 823 Decatur St at 1:30 PM
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    French Quarter
    Stop: 6 hours -
    Pass through Jackson Square and other notable landmarks in the French Quarter during the course of the tour.
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You'll end at
309 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USALocated across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel on the corner of Bourbon and Beinville streets
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Departure Point
New Orleans School of Cooking, 524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
6h 30m
Return Details
Remoulade, 309 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
  • Cooking Demonstration Class
  • Culinary History and Tasting Tour in the French Quarter
  • Beverages other than water
  • Gratuity for Guide - optional
  • Hotel pick up or drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Awade1016 wrote a review Mar 2020
Dallas, Texas8 contributions
Great experience! Info here is for what you should know but nothing was bad. The school doesn’t put together this so you are in with people who are just taking the class. Most tables are tables of 6 or 8. They let you in the room based on when you booked so book early. Try
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pciraulo wrote a review Aug 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana10 contributions4 helpful votes
Really enjoyed the N.O. Culinary History and Food tour. Gives a quick look at several of New Orleans' most famous restaurants - the special rooms and displays that are not usually part of a dining experience. Food samples were well selected and representative of Creole/Cajun
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Date of experience: July 2019
KaRap17 wrote a review Nov 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania17 contributions12 helpful votes
New Orleans Culinary Tour We opted for this walking tour to experience a few food highlights of New Orleans. As delish as the food tastings were, our guide, Naïf, made the experience beyond fascinating. Naïf was engaging, intelligent, personable and well versed in the history
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Date of experience: November 2018
Susanne B wrote a review Nov 2018
The Cincinnati Region2 contributions
This group walking tour was well worth the price even in the rain. The various food "samples" were generous--no one needed lunch that day, and we saw behind-the-scenes activity and locations in several notable New Orleans restaurants. A superb culinary experience. Our guide
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Date of experience: October 2018
Extraordinary136041 wrote a review Nov 2018
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We only had one full day to experience New Orleans this trip. It was our first time to New Orleans, and are a little outside the target audience for Bourbon Street (which we still did visit, of course). Feeling overwhelmed, but knowing we wanted to experience N.O. food and
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Don’t take this tour
We tried. We really did! We had good attitudes we stayed positive throughout. And we did not bail though we though
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Get the inside scoop!
We did this tour at the second part of the Cooking School Tour. Wish we would have done this on our first day beca
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Annette is a great guide!
I highly recommend this tour with Annette. She is knowledgeable, fun, and a great guide. Food was in perfectly ma
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Great culinary tour
This tour wit Annette was a highlight of New Orleans trip. Unique access to historic restaurants and private museum
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Very Disappointing
We booked this tour for our last day in New Orleans. The only redeeming part of the tour was that we had a few fun
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Liz, our guide, was wonderful and knowledgeable about New Orleans’ social and the culinary history. We ate at Tujag
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Best tour we've ever experienced!
If you're into history and food you will thoroughly enjoy this tour. Our guide, Elizabeth was fantastic! She was ex
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Informative and fun
We loved our tour. The guide was so interesting. We loved the stories. New Orleans is such a treasure. It was wo
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Very informative, interesting and tasty!!
This is a great way to become acquainted with not only the food and history of New Orleans restaurants but a way fo
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Mary V
Great Tour
Liz, our guide, clearly loves New Orleans and it's food. Informative about some of the uniquely New Orleans dishes
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Great history and food, but...
Loved learning the history on the tour and getting to see more than just the restaurant's main dining spaces (did t
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The family consensus was wanting more local food to try, like several dishes at each restaurant and less talking. E
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Great tour!
Naïf was a fantastic guide! Great mix of history and delicious food. We took the 1:30 tour on a very wet day but th
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Informative and Delicious!
It was our first time in New Orleans, and my husband and I thought this tour (as history nerds and foodies) would b
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Drinks Tour With Sandy Was The Best Ever
The drinks tour with Sandy was the best ever of my life. :) We were beyond impressed with her vast array of knowled
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  • Duration: 6h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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