Classes & Activities in New Orleans

(2 activities)
Reset Filters
  • Book Now

    Making Cajun Sauces

    They say hunger is the best sauce, but after this class we're not so sure you'll agree. Come to the Mardi Gras School of Cooking for a special cooking class devoted to sauces! After you take a ferryboat at the foot of the famous Canal Street to the West Bank of the Mississippi, you'll begin your fun-filled day of cooking, learning and eating. One cold sauce and three warm sauces are prepared throughout your class. You'll boil jumbo shrimp and make a Remoulade sauce to serve over the shrimp on a bed of chiffonade romaine. Next up, you'll make oven-roasted asparagus over sliced tomatoes with a hollandaise sauce, surrounded by grilled sea scallops. Also, a classic trout Meuniere shows you the four stages of butter. Finally, soft shell crabs, deep-fried, with a tomato and basil Beurre Blanc conclude the class. How could you not sign up for this after that mouth-watering description?
    Making Cajun Sauces

    232 Bermuda St, Louisiana

    • Learn to make a variety of delicious sauces from a professional chef
    • Enjoy a peaceful ferryboat ride from Canal Street to the kitchens located on the West Bank
    • Make dishes such as jumbo shrimp in Remoulade sauce, roasted asparagus, deep-fried crab and more
    • Go home with a bunch of new recipes to impress your guests
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    Cooking Cajun Cuisine

    Tired of eating the same old leftovers from your fridge? It's time you learned how to make some killer new recipes at home! Come to the Mardi Gras School of Cooking for a hand-on cooking class! After you take a ferryboat at the foot of the famous Canal Street to the West Bank of the Mississippi, you'll begin your fun-filled day of continual cooking, learning and eating. During your class you will learn some of the history of New Orleans and food, recipes and cooking techniques. You'll start the class by making chocolate bread pudding with a Chocolate Mocha brandy sauce. Next, you will chop everything needed for the dishes. Yes, you do all the chopping and will learn proper techniques for this as well. Then you'll do a study in rouxes where you will learn to make a roux four different ways -- making a Cajun roux for a gumbo and then a Creole roux for a Shrimp Creole or a Crawfish Etouffee. Wine will be served at the end of class, and you will get the recipes to take home with you. And of course, you get to eat everything! You should thank your instructor for the awesome tips, but it might be hard with all the food you're devouring.
    Cooking Cajun Cuisine

    232 Bermuda St, Louisiana

    • Learn to make a variety of delicious dishes from a professional chef
    • Enjoy a peaceful ferryboat ride from Canal Street to the kitchens located on the West Bank
    • Learn to make four different types of roux, bread pudding, and more
    • Go home with a bunch of new recipes to impress your guests
    BOOK NOW ← Back
Looking For More New Orleans Activities?
Vimbly shows you 5,000+ things to do in New Orleans including classes, activities & date ideas.
New Orleans Tonight Tomorrow New Orleans Classes & Activities This Weekend Classes & Activities

What to do in New Orleans this week

  • Book Now

    Pub Crawl History Tour

    Grab your drink and head out on an adventure through history as you stroll along the streets of the French Quarter, and discover the many changes that New Orleans has experienced over the years. Your knowledgeable tour guide will take you from the city's beginnings as a swampy island and bring you through many periods of growth and decline that have led to its current renaissance. As you uncover the past, you'll stroll through the historic streets of the French Quarter, viewing stunning architecture and learning about the rich culture that has long permeated this area. Along the way. you'll stop in at some of the best pubs in the Quarter, freshening your cup and drinking in all that New Orleans has to offer. With a maximum group of 12 per tour, you'll receive an intimate experience that is both handcrafted and led by the passionate owner of La View Tours, making this a stroll through history you'll never forget!
    Pub Crawl History Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Have a drink as you learn all about the historic French Quarter
    • Stop in to the best pubs in the area and raise a glass to the Crescent City's roots
    • Enjoy an intimate tour led by the owner of the company
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    French Quarter Culinary History and Tasting Tour

    Looking for boo-coo fun that won't have you making dodo? This French Quarter walking tour will hit all the right marks. You'll be in the qualified hands of a knowledgeable insider and fellow foodie, who will introduce you to some of the best culinary hot spots, many of which you won't find in a guidebook. You'll be filling up on samples that on past tours has included seafood gumbo, red beans and rice, beef brisket with creole sauce, jambalaya, muffalino, gelato, turtle soup, and shrimp arnaud. In addition to a number of hole-in-the-wall establishments that will instantly charm you, you'll check out two of New Orleans' most renowned restaurants, Antoine's and Tujague's - each of which has been around since the mid-19th century! Along the way, you'll learn the difference between creole and cajun, get a roux cooking demonstration, and learn about the history and culture of this food-lover's paradise. What you say, boo?
    French Quarter Culinary History and Tasting Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Enjoy a walking tour of New Orlean's French Quarter with a culinary focus
    • Taste some of the city's most famous dishes, including creole and cajun mainstays
    • Learn about the deep culture and history of this hub of original gourmet cuisine
    • Satiate your tummy and your mind with an inside look of this unique area
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    Classic New Orleans Drinks Tour

    New Orleans is a noted party town and with good reason. But these days finding your way past all of the big name chains and into its real heart and soul can a futile endeavor. That's why this tour pairs you with an insider that knows the city's best kept secrets. You'll be embarking on cocktail-laden tour that'll introduce you to all the top bars, including a few renowned mainstays along with some hole-in-the-wall gems. Featured are two of the city's oldest establishments, Tujague's and Antoine's, both established way back in the mid-19th century. Unravel the history of some New Orleans revelers' favorite beverages, including grasshoppers, absinthe, and sazerac. As an added bonus, you'll also have the opportunity to try Abita Beer, one of the area's top microbrews. At the end of your adventure, you'll finish things off right by enjoying a French 75 Champagne Cocktail and Souffle Potatoes at Arnaud's.
    Classic New Orleans Drinks Tour

    French Quarter, New Orleans

    • Set out on a cocktail-themed tour of one of the nation's most festive cities
    • Try a number of signature drinks, including sazerac, absinthe, and Champagne cocktails
    • Visit some of the oldest establishments in the city and sample their best drinks
    • Enjoy learning about the culture and history of the city from a local that knows its secrets
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    Bourbon Street Pub Crawl

    Feel like mixing it up in New Orleans, but don't know where to go? This Bourbon Street Pub Crawl will set you straight (right up until you walk into a wall)! Get your drink on at five of the French Quarter's most esteemed (i.e., wild and crazy) party venues. Test your pelvic range with a mechanical bull ride, and dance like a drunken fool to the heady beats of live bands and DJs. At each venue, enjoy VIP entry and 30-40 minutes to enjoy exclusive drink specials. And at the final stop, you're free to stay until closing, or head back to a previous location (watch out for that wall). Five pubs. One night to misremember.
    Bourbon Street Pub Crawl

    Bourbon Street, New Orleans

    • Explore the New Orleans party scene with an intoxicating pub crawl
    • Visit five different pubs and enjoy free admission and drink specials at each
    • Dance to live and DJ'd music
    • Meet some new friends and get the pulse of the New Orleans party scene
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    Playground Escape Room

    Today is the last day of the school year, which means it’s time for the annual Summer Kickoff Kickball Tournament! You’re playing against your arch rivals, the 5th Graders, and you want to win more than anything! However, you and your team are still stuck in class. In order to leave class, you’ll need to finish all of your assignments and get your final report card. The game starts in an hour and if you don’t make it in time, you’ll have to forfeit. So hurry up, work fast, and start your summer as champions!
    Playground Escape Room

    233 NORTH PETERS STREET, NEW ORLEANS

    • Find your way through childhood games to graduate Kindergarten
    • Solve multiple puzzles and find clues to advance through the game
    • Use teamwork and communication to escape in under 60 minutes
    • The 'Playground' room can hold up to 12 players - Difficulty of 6/10
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Book Now

    The Heist Escape Room

    Get ready for an exciting challenge of beating a thief at his own game. A famous piece of artwork has gone missing and it is up to your covert team to recover the invaluable masterpiece. If you succeed in your mission you will become national heroes! If you fail, you will be treated as a common criminal by the authorities. The Escape Game is America's #1 escape room experience for everyone from families to coworkers. Our innovative designs and highly trained game guides create unforgettable experiences for adventure seekers around the country. Your goal is simple: work together as a team, testing your wits and skills, to escape from a locked room. While the objective is simple, the game is challenging. Getting through the locked door will require finding clues, solving puzzles, and working together. Perfect for everyone from families to thrill seekers to corporate groups, our intensely energetic games and enthusiastic customer service will turn your hour of gameplay into a lifelong memory. Book today to see if you can keep cool under pressure and escape from the locked room in under 60 minutes.
    The Heist Escape Room

    233 NORTH PETERS STREET, NEW ORLEANS

    • Enter an art gallery and office to steal back a classic masterpiece
    • Solve multiple puzzles and find clues to advance through the game
    • Use teamwork and communication to escape in under 60 minutes
    BOOK NOW ← Back
  • Give the gift of fun with a Vimbly gift card!
    Learn More

Kind words from our customers