What we're about

The Louisiana Culinary Institute (LCI) is the largest culinary school in the South and we are located in Baton Rouge. Our new 40,000 sq ft facility has state-of-the-art equipment and top notch professional Chef Instructors. Students earn their Associates Degree while other services are open to the public. This includes Team Building, Private Parties, Wine Dinners, Receptions, Leisure Classes, Kids Events, Charitable Events, and more.

For the ones wanting leisure classes and hands on learning. This group is all about people who are interested in anything and everything culinary! This group will focus on different techniques, styles, flavors, and much more. Each participant will receive an apron, cooking booklet with recipes, LCI measurement card, each class is hands-on learning, and you'll be able to bring home your delectable creations. Please look for cooking themes, new classes, and schedules on our website at https://www.lci.edu/store/Leisure-Classes-c25041561 .

We also highly recommend this group for passionate foodies that want to learn a more than just few new things in the kitchen. We do offer gift certificates year round. We look forward to meeting everyone and remember to keep on cooking!

Direct Contact Information

225-769-8820 main (Ms. Alex Dunaway)

To reserve your spot or to check out our class schedules go to

https://www.lci.edu/store/Leisure-Classes-c25041561

PLEASE REMEMBER ALL CLASSES MUST BE PRE-PAID BEFORE ATTENDING.

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Louisiana Culinary Institute
10550 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Upcoming events (4+)

A Taste of Fall *SOLD OUT*

Louisiana Culinary Institute

$125.00

Event Type: Leisure Class
Date: September 30, 2021
Time: 5 PM - 8 PM
Instructor: Chef Jeanne Mancuso
Price: $125 Per Person

Kick off the fall with delicious savory flavors! Join Chef Jeanne Mancuso for hands-on pasta making, baking, and enjoying these autumn dishes.

Hands On Menu Includes:
- Caprese Salad
- Feta, Roasted pepper, and Basil Muffins
- Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
- Pumpkin Sage Handmade Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce
- Apple Cranberry Pocket Pies

Tickets must be purchased at https://www.lci.edu/store/A-Taste-of-Fall-p370559036 to attend this event.

*Per CDC and Governor mandate, face masks are only required for those NOT vaccinated. Please DO NOT enter the building if you are sick.

All leisure classes include hands-on instruction from our ACF Certified Chef Instructors, food materials, LCI apron, and recipe booklet.

Autumn Baking *SOLD OUT*

Louisiana Culinary Institute

$125.00

Event Type: Leisure Class
Date: October 2, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Instructor: Chef Jeanne Mancuso
Price: $125 Per Person

Join Chef Jeanne Mancuso to bake delicious desserts full of warm & cozy Autumn flavors!

Hands On Menu Includes:
- Double Crust Apple Caramel Pie
- Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
- Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake

Tickets must be purchased at https://www.lci.edu/store/Autumn-Baking-p370557543 to attend this event.

*Per CDC and Governor mandate, face masks are only required for those NOT vaccinated. Please DO NOT enter the building if you are sick.

All leisure classes include hands-on instruction from our ACF Certified Chef Instructors, food materials, LCI apron, and recipe booklet.

Ooh La La - Un Repas Français! *SOLD OUT*

Louisiana Culinary Institute

$125.00

Event Type: Leisure Class
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 5 PM - 8 PM
Instructor: Chef Jeanne Mancuso
Price: $125 Per Person

Join Chef Jeanne Mancuso on a French Culinary adventure! Travel through the different regions of France to make a scrumptious meal. Start in the Burgundy region to to create a classic Beef Bourguignon that would make anyone's taste buds go wild! Ending this adventure, you will visit Lamotte-Beuvron in Sologne with a Classic French Tarte Tatin.

Hands On Menu Includes:
- Wild Mushroom and Onion Galette
- Apple and Fennel Salad with Hazelnuts
- Beef Bourguignon
- Pear Tarte Tatin

Tickets must be purchased at https://www.lci.edu/store/Ooh-La-La-Un-Repas-Fran%C3%A7ais-p386577525 to attend this event.

*A face mask is required to enter the building. The face mask must be worn the entire time over mouth and nose. Gaiters/bandanas are not accepted as face masks. Please DO NOT enter the building if you are experiencing symptoms or are sick.

All leisure classes include hands-on instruction from our ACF Certified Chef Instructors, food materials, LCI apron, and recipe booklet.

Date Night: An Evening in New York City *SOLD OUT*

Louisiana Culinary Institute

$125.00

Event Type: Leisure Class
Date: October 8, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Chef Jeanne Mancuso
Price: $250 Per Couple

Can’t get to the Big Apple…bring the Big Apple to you!

Join Chef Jeanne Mancuso on a trip to New York City Steakhouse! Explore new twists on this classic pairing. Learn the techniques for creating a dinner using fresh & flavorful ingredients. Prepare this quintessential romantic dinner, ending the experience with what New York City is known for: cheesecake with chocolate sauce!

Hands On Menu Includes:
- Thyme and Swiss popovers
- Pan Seared Steak topped with Crab Imperial and Beurre Blanc Sauce
- Baked Rice Pilaf
- Red Wine Broccolini
- New York Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce

Tickets must be purchased at https://www.lci.edu/store/Date-Night-An-Evening-in-New-York-City-p386643041 to attend this event.

*A face mask is required to enter the building. The face mask must be worn the entire time over mouth and nose. Gaiters/bandanas are not accepted as face masks. Please DO NOT enter the building if you are experiencing symptoms or are sick.

All leisure classes include hands-on instruction from our ACF Certified Chef Instructors, food materials, LCI apron, and recipe booklet.

Past events (230)

Macarons vs Macaroons *SOLD OUT*

Louisiana Culinary Institute

$125.00

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