Exploring the Flavors of New Orleans: A Culinary Journey


Get ready for a culinary journey like no other as we dive into the vibrant flavors and rich cultural heritage of New Orleans. In this hands-on cooking class, you'll uncover the secrets behind iconic dishes while mastering essential techniques that capture the essence of Creole and Cajun cuisine.


  1. Local Flavor Exploration: Dive into the diverse array of local ingredients that define New Orleans cuisine, from succulent Andouille sausage to fresh Gulf seafood and vibrant Creole spices. Learn how to source and select the best ingredients for authentic dishes that capture the essence of the region.
  2. Cultural Insights and History: Gain insights into the cultural melting pot that is New Orleans through its culinary traditions. Discover the fascinating history behind each dish, from its multicultural roots to its significance in local celebrations and gatherings.
  3. Expert Guidance: Receive personalized guidance and tips from experienced chefs deeply passionate about preserving and sharing the flavors of New Orleans. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned cook, our instructors will empower you to unleash your creativity in the kitchen.
  4. Interactive Experience: Immerse yourself in a dynamic and interactive cooking environment filled with laughter, music, and the irresistible aromas of Louisiana cuisine. Connect with fellow food enthusiasts as you work together to create culinary masterpieces.

Unleash your inner chef and embark on a culinary adventure that celebrates the soulful flavors and vibrant culture of New Orleans. Join us for an unforgettable experience that will leave your taste buds dancing and your heart yearning for more. Let's savor the magic of the Big Easy together!


  • Cajun Fried Fish Sandwich
  • Shrimp Po-boy
  • Cole slaw
  • Hush Puppies

Day: Sunday
Date: April 14th
Time: 1:30pm-5:00pm
Instructor: Chef Rene Hewitt
Price: $99.00

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Contact Information

Office of Continuing Education
161 Newkirk Street, Room E504
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4224