Find Gourmet Cooking Classes in Lafayette, LA

Learn from local chefs at The Kitchenary

If you're tired of recycling the same recipes week after week, try a local cooking class. The Kitchenary offers gourmet cooking classes in Lafayette, LA. A few times a month, you can expand your cooking knowledge with a local chef.

The chefs will prepare a different menu for every class, so you'll always learn something new. We only take up to 25 people per class, so register today to reserve a seat.

February 21st - Jay Ducote

$75 per person

Join us for Jay D's Extravaganza! Jay Ducote spends most of his time as a food and beverage writer, blogger, radio host, speaker, video producer, culinary personality, chef and hugger. He finished runner-up on Season 11 of the hit reality competition show Food Network Star in 2015, and had a pilot for his show "Deep Fried America" air on the Travel Channel in 2016. The Bite and Booze Radio Show, produced and hosted by Ducote since 2011, won a Taste Award for best food or drink radio broadcast in the country and the Uniquely Louisiana Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. Jay created his own Jay D’s product line featuring a Louisiana Barbecue Sauce, Louisiana Molasses Mustard, Spicy & Sweet Barbecue Rub, Jay D's Blanc du Bois, a collaboration with West Monroe's Landry Vineyards, and Jay D's Single Origin Coffee. In May 2018 Jay launched his first restaurant concept, Gov't Taco, inside White Star Market in Baton Rouge. Jay's mission is to share and expand on the conversation of Louisiana cuisine and to celebrate the culinary culture of communities he visits.


On the Menu: 

  • Wine-Brined Chicken Wings with Jay D's Spicy & Sweet BBQ Rub paired with Jay D's Blanc du Bois from Landry's Vineyards
  • Braised Beef Sliders with Pickled Red Onions and Jay D's Louisiana Molasses Mustard paired with Bayoutage Red Blend from Landry's Vineyards
  • Mixed Berry Crepes with Dark Chocolate and Ganache paired with Louisiana Heat from Landry's Vineyard


March 28th - Sierra Nevada Beer Class with Ben Parker

$50.00 per person


First Course:
Pineapple Lettuce Wraps paired with Otra Vez Lime and Agave

Second Course:
Plantain Tostada paired with Pale Ale/ Sierra Nevada

Third Course:
Pozole with Pork paired with Hazy Little Thing

Fourth Course:
Spicy Chocolate Mousse paired Bigfoot Barleywine

Reserve your spot today!

**72 hour cancellation policy. No refunds within 72 hours of a class.**

Train with local talent

We bring in different chefs to teach every session. You'll be learning from local chefs whose meals you can enjoy right here in Lafayette, LA. We feature chefs from:

  • Ruffino's on the River
  • Saint Street Inn
  • Charley G's
  • Café Josephine

The prices varies depending on the class. In two hours, you'll learn how to make three to four courses. Reach out to us right away to register for our local cooking classes in Lafayette, LA.

*Cancel policy: You must cancel your attendance 72 hours before the class for a refund.*