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. We are now offering vegan and plant-based cooking classes!

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.

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.
Attention customers with food allergies. Please be aware that our Chef's dishes may contain common allergens, such as dairy, eggs, wheat, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish or wheat.
*Cancel policy: You must cancel your attendance 72 hours before the class for a refund.*

Chef Joe Morris | May 11th 2021SOLD OUT

$85.00 per person

Joe is the chef of a private hunting camp in Gueydan, LA, and does small catering gigs. Born and raised in Lafayette, La, Chef Joe attended Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. Upon graduating in 2006, he worked at La Tourelle and later Tsunami Restaurant in Memphis, for acclaimed chef’s Chris Dollar and Ben Smith. While in Memphis, Joe also hosted a pop-up dinner series and was a featured chef of an underground supper club. He has also staged in New York City at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria and did a collaboration dinner with the late Lionel Robin at his famed restaurant in Henderson, LA.

Joe returned to Lafayette in 2011 to earn a master’s degree in Geology. He continues to work seasonally at the hunting camp and professionally as a Geologist- he is the current President of the Lafayette Geological Society. In his spare time, he and his girlfriend Alix Gonsoulin enjoy hosting parties and getting to travel… the two things they always look most forward to doing soon!
 

 

Chef Joe Morris Menu:

1st Course:
Marinated Blue Crab: Deviled egg, cucumber, tomato & fresh herbs

2nd Course:
Everything Salad:romaine, bacon, blue cheese, Cousins Creole Tomato, aged balsamic, sesame

3rd Course:
BBQ Shrimp & Grits: local grits, LA smoked sausage, Leonard’s Carolina BBQ sauce

4th Course:
Chocolate Pot de Creme with a vanilla whipped cream  

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class. 

 

 

Scotch Class- Featuring Glenn Fiddich flight & Balvenie Flight | May 18th 2021 SOLD OUT

$65.00 per person

Features Glenn Fidditch flight & Balvenie Flight (accompanied by small bites).
Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Chef Chris Motto from Mansur's on the Boulevard in Baton Rouge | June 8th 2021SOLD OUT

$75.00 per person

The menu is TBD. 

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class. 

Chef Holly Goetting (Charley G's) with Woodford Reserve | June 15th 2021SOLD OUT

$105 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Whiskey Class with Adam Kepler from Edrington | June 22nd 2021SOLD OUT

$65 per person

Offerings: Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel, Wyoming Whiskey Outryder, Macallan Double Cask 15 and Macallan Double Cask 18

Small bites will be provided

Adam has been with Edrington for over four years and brings a wealth of knowledge in the spirits world. Prior to joining the team he ran the beverage program for a large restaurant group in Atlanta, where he focused primarily on Whiskeys from around the world. It is there that his love and passion for spirits was able to flourish. His knowledge of Whiskey of all types has been cultivated through numerous educational opportunities as well as a passion for barrel aging distilled spirits. He brings a top level understanding of distillation to our team and loves to share the knowledge that he has with other people.


Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Seven Three Distilling Co. Cocktail Class | July 20th 2021

$65.00 per person

Join Seven Three Distilling Co out of New Orleans for a fun-filled evening. Guest will learn all about their distilling process and also learn how to make FIVE different cocktails.
- Cucumber Mint Lemondade
- French 75
- Negroni
- Mojito
- Sazerac

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Chef Robert "BJ" Brankline An Italian Experience | July 27th 2021

$85 Per Person

course 1:
Arugula salad with green apples, dried figs and goat cheese with honey vinaigrette

course 2:
Garlic and red pepper flake bruschetta with gulf shrimp and pecorino romano

course 3:
Pork shank ragu over whipped potatoes

course 4:
Chocolate chip cookie sandwiches with a berry mascarpone cream filling
Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Chef Matthew Pettus of Scratch Kitchen | August 17th 2021

$85 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Chef Joe Morris with Frank Family Wine | August 24th 2021SOLD OUT

$125 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Charcuterie Board Class | September 14th 2021SOLD OUT

$65 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Vegan Cooking Class with Chef Lance Champagne | September 21st 2021

$85 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Charcuterie Board Class | October 5th 2021

$65 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Jared Cocke featuring Hall & Walt Wines | October 12th 2021

$85 Per Person

8 glass wine tasting, accompanied by a cheese pairing.

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.

Vegan Cooking with Chef Lance Champagne| October 19th 2021

$85 Per Person

Your spot is not secured until full payment is received for the class.