First Choice Catering – Cooking Classes

At First Choice Catering Cooking Classes we offer a variety of culinary classes for the beginner or recreational cook. These classes are designed to meet a variety of needs.

A Culinary Night Out

Do you want to have lots of fun. lots of laughs and lots of good food. Get together a group of family or friends and attend First Choice Catering’s CULINARY NIGHT OUT.

You and your guests (minimum of 10) will gather in our kitchen for an evening of culinary instruction, cooking and plenty of great food (bring your own spirits). Out instructors will direct you and your team through every phase of preparation from pre-dinner appetizers, homemade salads and dressings, the main entree topped off with a scrumptious dessert made by you. The good part is that we will do all of the dish washing. All you have to do is come and have a great evening of entertainment. Each course and meal last approximately 3 hours. Call today and John Woods will customize a class just for you.

Note: These courses have also been designed for corporate outings and Team Building experience.

Cooking for Kids

"Cooking for Kids" is an action and fun filled 3 hour course that starts out teaching kids (ages 12-17) basic kitchen skills and progresses into preparing simple and delicious dishes that can be prepared at home and assembled into a full meal. Parental participation is encouraged.

Holiday Hors D’Oeuvres and Entertaining

Taught by Chef Antonio Taylor and Miguel Palmieri of First Choice Catering and John Woods, Owner of First Choice Catering. Our Chef’s will teach you to create mouth-watering appetizers for your next holiday party as well as how to prepare beautiful garnishments that will enhance your next culinary creation.

Themed Cooking Classes

Guest chefs from across the country are invited in to teach a wide variety of classes. A few of our upcoming favorites are:

Cajun Cooking from A-Z

Taught by Chef Philip Plaisance from the famous Ox Bow Restaurant in St. Francisville, Louisiana and Chef Tip Pace from Feliciana Seafood and Catering in St. Francisville. This is an intensive course the begins with the basic of making your own roux through creating famous dishes such as Oysters Bienville, Jambalaya, Chicken and Seafood Gumbo, New Orleans Bread Pudding, Etoufee and much more.