Mardi Gras Monday

🎉💜💚 Get ready to let the good times roll, food lovers! Prepare to jazz up your kitchen skills with Chef Kevin’s “Mardi Gras Monday” cooking class. It’s time to unleash your inner culinary reveler! 💜💚🎉

Welcome to our kitchen, transformed for the day into a vibrant New Orleans celebration, complete with the tantalizing aromas of Cajun and Creole cuisine. The air is thick with anticipation, and the sizzle of the stove is our very own Mardi Gras parade!

Meet Chef Kevin, your culinary krewe captain for this gastronomic carnival. With his infectious energy, expert knowledge, and a pinch of NOLA magic, he’s ready to guide you on a whirlwind tour of Mardi Gras’ most beloved flavors. He’s not just your chef – he’s your maestro, your guide, your fellow culinary reveler!

Imagine learning to cook up a storm with iconic dishes like beignets, creamy shrimp Étouffée, and hearty gumbo – a true ‘Big Easy’ feast. Or crafting the perfect seafood po’boy, bursting with savory flavor. Each dish a culinary bead on your Mardi Gras necklace, each flavor a note in your Jazz tune! 🎷🦞🍲🍰

But “Mardi Gras Monday” is more than a cooking class. It’s a culinary party, a taste-fueled celebration of New Orleans culture, music, and the joy of cooking. It’s about laughing as you stir the pot, sharing stories over simmering sauces, and discovering the joy of creating delicious, festive dishes.

So, are you ready to laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll)? Ready to spice up your culinary repertoire with the flamboyant flavors of the Mardi Gras season? If your answer is ‘Heck Yes!’, then join us for an unforgettable cooking class filled with flavor, fun, and festivity!

Spaces are filling up faster than a Bourbon Street parade, so don’t miss out! Ignite your culinary passion, awaken your taste buds, and sign up today to celebrate Mardi Gras in style. Let’s cook, laugh, learn, and feast together in this NOLA food extravaganza! Book now and bring the spirit of Mardi Gras into your kitchen! 🎉💜💚🎷

  • Gumbo Z’Herbes
  • Shrimp Étoufée
  • Seafood Po’ Boys
  • Beer-glazed Beignets

Wine, beer, and cocktails are available for purchase from our bar. Come early for cocktails (5:30) — class begins at 6:00!

Our classes are small, so you get personal attention from our professional instructors. You will work as a group as you join in the fun to prepare the menu.

Chef Kevin Appleton has a passion for food, drink, and fun. He is a former Culinary Instructor at Madison College. He worked at some of the best fine dining restaurants in Chicago and was Executive Chef at Robert Morris College’s Institute of Culinary Arts.



Feb 12 2024


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm




Chef Kevin


3248 University Ave., Madison, WI 53705
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