Learn to Make Gumbo

Type
Cajun/Gulf Coast Creole
Duration
3 hours
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50
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ABOUT THE ACTIVITY
Gumbo is perhaps one of the most quintessential, important dishes in Southern cuisine. In fact, it is the official cuisine in the state of Louisiana!  Gumbo is a thick, hearty type of stew which begins with a strongly flavored stock and some sort of protein which can range from shrimp to crawfish to pork or sausage. These two ingredients are then mixed with the southern “holy trinity” of celery, bell peppers and onions. Various spices are incorporated as well to give the gumbo its characteristic heat!

In this class, Chef Pendarvis will share his southern roots with you by instructing you in the art of making this important dish. With his wonderful sense of humor and love for telling stories of the Southland, he will immediately make you feel at home, creating a wonderfully fun and educational experience!

 
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REVIEWS
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Chef Joe Roy Pendarvis gumbo class is the real deal. I lived in New Orleans. I know gumbo! What Chef Roy teaches you to make is the real deal...full stop! Not only was the gumbo delish, but it was a thoroughly pleasant evening talking his youth, his travels and the culture of the Gulf Coast. Those who live north of the Mason-Dixon line have no idea about how different bayou country it is from the ... more stereotypic TV view of the "South". Furthermore, he has perfected the gumbo recipe to the fewest moving parts to give you a chance of reproducing what he can make. I especially like the way he makes the roux...a mysterious but key ingredient that is origins is wrapped in the mists of time.... With his techniques, you have a fighting chance of success. Just do it. Attend the class.
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Five stars for both Selfup and for our Master Chef and great person, Joe Roy Pendarvis, the gumbo class.
Selfup was super easy to set up, there are many options, and the schedule is very flexible. We requested the gumbo class late, it was filled, we were offered other options or a different night. it was nice to have some calendar /option flexibility and to have communications be timely so we could plan.Gumbo is something my husband loves, i have always been indifferent. But clearly i have never had ... more delicious gumbo until i was at Joe's class. I cannot say enough good things about the food, the set-up, the hospitality, the clear and useful instructions, and the time with Joe. Interesting, informative and delicious. I highly recommend this class--you will enjoy the time, the company and be exposed to a new approach to gumbo. Certainly, you will love the meal.
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My SO and I learned how to make roux and gumbo with Chef Joe P last night and it was a positively delightful evening. Joe was so welcoming with his great conversation, talking about everything from food to wine, cookware and where to find ingredients.Joe added a lot of depth to the class by sharing his background knowledge of southern cooking, including his childhood growing up on a shrimp boat in ... more Alabama. We could participate as little or as much as we wanted and his class could easily accommodate any level of culinary skill. The class culminated with a sit down to amazing gumbo and biscuits, wine, and relaxing conversation. We totally recommend this class and hope to have another opportunity to share an evening with Chef Joe.
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