NEW ORLEANS CULINARY GETAWAY
3 Days | 2 Nights
The Big Easy blends French, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Spanish and African influences. If you like your food with a “kick”, you will love this culinary getaway. Get ready to learn how to add your own Cajun twist to your every day meals.
Day 1 – Arrival and Check-In
You will be staying at the International House. This hotel is located two blocks from the French Quarter and Bourbon Street. The lobby’s handmade chandeliers, candle-lit bar and inviting mosaic-designed elevators make an inviting and artistic environment. The guest rooms are decorated with original black and white photographs of New Orleans jazz greats, fresh Louisiana wildflowers, distressed armoires made by New Orleans artisans, beds draped with fine linens and snacks. Complimentary WiFi is provided throughout the hotel. You also have 24/7 access to the gym.
French Dining at Restaurant August by John Besh | You will find the cuisine at August to be contemporary French with an emphasis on local ingredients, inspired by Chef John Besh’s classical training here and in Europe. Your evening at this restaurant will create wonderful memories that will stay with you for years to come.
Day 2 – Flavors of the French Quarter Culinary History and Tasting Tour | Lunch
Flavors of the French Quarter Culinary History and Tasting Tour | This tour will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich culinary history, as you walk, talk and taste your way through New Orleans. As you stroll leisurely through the French Quarter with your tour guide, you will hear stories behind the legendary pre Civil War restaurants, including some that are remembered only through the meals they once served. Tour selected historic restaurants including two of the oldest (Antoine’s and Tujajue’s established in 1840 and 1856 respectively).
Creole and Cajun Interactive Cooking Class.
This cooking class will focus on traditional Creole and Cajun foods. You will learn to cook authentic regional cuisine, with intimate classes taught by notable New Orleans chefs. No matter your skill level you will feel right at home with the talented chefs. Then relax and savor your creations with an elegant meal paired with fine wines.
Day 3 – Check-Out and Departure
Extend Your Stay To See The Sights
2 Nights Deluxe Accommodations
Dinner at Restaurant August
French Quarter Culinary History and Tasting Tour
Creole and Cajun Cooking Class