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New Orleans School of Eating – ‘Cool’inary Lunch and Learn Experience

Quick Details

  • Duration: Experience starts at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm and lasts for 2 Hours
  • The price of this tour includes all food
  • If available, guests are welcome to purchase adult beverages/cocktails (21 and over) along the way
  • Our Lunch and Learn instructors are the heart and soul of New Orleans’ vibrant culinary scene. These licensed experts will guide you through the city’s rich food history and traditions, ensuring you have a fun and informative experience like no other in NOLA! Get ready to be entertained, enlightened, and well-fed!
  • Water and restrooms are available. Eat! Drink! Enjoy!


Per Person

About our New Orleans School of Eating – ‘Cool’inary Lunch and Learn

Discover the heart of New Orleans with our “Cool”inary Lunch and Learn at the award-winning New Orleans School of Eating.

Immerse yourself in the comfort of our private, air-conditioned dining space – a unique feature that sets us apart from walking tours in NOLA. Led by a licensed New Orleans Tastebud Instructor, you’ll receive expert guidance throughout your culinary journey.

You will:

  • Indulge in the quintessential flavors of famous dishes from old New Orleans.
  • Hear captivating stories and deep-rooted history behind each dish served during the experience.
  • Learn what makes these dishes quintessential to New Orleans, from the importance of a rich roux to the blend of unique spices that define our culinary heritage.
  • Take home a piece of NOLA with recipes provided, so you can recreate the magic in your own kitchen.
  • Feast on a delicious menu featuring gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, shrimp po’ boy, and bread pudding—all beloved classics.

Sample Menu for the Lunch Experience (11AM & 1PM):
  • Starter: Ya-Ya Gumbo – An aromatic soup-stew characteristic of Creole cuisine in New Orleans.
  • Starter: Jambalaya – A savory Cajun or Creole stew that originated in New Orleans’ French Quarter.
  • Main Course: Shrimp Po’Boy and Red Beans and Rice – The Shrimp Po’Boy is a famous sandwich from New Orleans, served with a delicious side of red beans and rice.
  • Dessert: Famous Bread Pudding – A sweet finish to your meal, this bread pudding is a popular New Orleans dessert.

Sample Menu for the New Orleans Dinner Experience (4PM):
  • Starter: Shrimp Remoulade – A wonderful first course; this cold appetizer is a New Orleans seafood dinner delight.
  • Starter: Seafood Gumbo – A rich and hearty New Orleans stew.
  • Main Course: A Taste of New Orleans – Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffée, Shrimp Creole with Red Beans and Rice.
  • Dessert: New Orleans Bread Pudding – A French Quarter favorite dessert.

Coffee, tea, and water are included in the ticket price; adult beverages can be purchased separately.

Join us for a flavorful and enlightening adventure at the New Orleans School of Eating! Please note: Restaurant personnel’s gratuity is included in the price, however, your eating experience instructor’s tip is not.

Experience the best of NOLA cuisine in an intimate, air-conditioned setting. Learn about the history and cultural significance of each dish while indulging in local favorites. Discover the secrets of Cajun and Creole cooking, and take home recipes to recreate these classic dishes in your own kitchen. Laissez les bon temps rouler (Let the good times roll)! Now is the time to take your tastebuds on a culinary journey!