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Shrimp Boil

Live from: 

New Orleans


Beginner to Intermediate

Class Duration: 

2 to 2-1/2 hours




United States

Beginner to Intermediate

2 to 2-1/2 hours


New Orleans

It's the outdoor tradition across NOLA that we'll introduce to you in your home kitchen. Learn the tradition of shrimp boil and whip up a pecan pie for a party like no other!

New Orleans is famous for its festive Shrimp and Crawfish Boils. Bring over the friends, whip up a boil, dump it on the table and go to town!

In this New Orlean's cooking class, you'll learn how to make the iconic Shrimp Boil in your own kitchen. Couple that with your own spice mix, a gooey Pecan Pie, and a simple salad with homemade Creole dressing - and you've got a meal for the ages! Video conference Chef Gason Nelson from New Orleans into your kitchen for a private 1:1 cooking experience.

*This class is best taken during seasons when fresh corn is available.

20 minute Kitchen Prep Session with a Personal Kitchen Assistant who will get you ready! Includes teaching about ingredients and answering any questions you have as you get ready for your private cooking experience

2-1/2 hour Private Cooking Class via Skype with a highly accomplished global chef who lives where the recipe originated. Perfect for stay home date nights!

Personalized step-by-step coaching, tips, culinary tricks, sharing of stories, and more

A fantastic multi-course meal, 100% authentic and enjoyed as if you travelled to your chef's country!

Music Playlists featuring artists from the chef's country to get ready for your experience

Cocktail Recipes and Suggested Pairings

Recipe Booklet to recreate your dishes again and again!

The Chef & The Dish Certified Tested Class

What You Get

**Classes make a hearty meal for up to four people to enjoy.  If you have a larger group eating, please know, additional fees may apply.  Please message us in advance of booking to ensure you have an amazing experience.

Meet The Chef

Chef Gason

Chef Gason

New Orleans, Louisiana

Private chef to A-list celebrities and athletes, contestant on Food Network, regular chef on TV, James Beard Scholar.

New Orleans native Chef Gason is a two-time James Beard Scholar. Chef Gason’s extraordinary culinary skills have taken him around the world to cook for those with the most discriminating tastes including the Francis Ford Coppola, the Kardashians, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Matthew McConaughey, Swiss Beats, Sinbad, Jairus Byrd, Paul Walker, Reggie Bush, and New Orleans Saints’ tight end, Ben Watson.

He’s been featured in Sports Illustrated, Business Insider, Readers Diegest, New Orleans Magazine, morning shows, and on the Food Network show, “Chopped”, making it all the way to the final round.  In 2017 and 2020 he was voted one of the "Best Chefs in Louisiana" by the American Culinary Federation, Louisiana Chapter.

His passion for food and his hometown comes out in the smallest details.  As Chef Gason says, "The state of being fully immersed into an activity is called ‘flow’.  Flow is my culinary code.”  And flow is what you'll learn from him, without a doubt.

Known as the NOLA Chef, his private chef and catering company, Full of Flavor, caters to two or two hundred and comes with rave reviews.  During your cooking class, his energy and giant spirit will pop out of your computer screen, and by the end, you’ll have a new friend, and some of the very best Creole food you’ve ever tasted.  He can’t wait to teach you how to cook New Orleans style during his classes with The Chef & The Dish. 

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