This 100-Year-Old Louisiana Bed & Breakfast Offers A Cooking Class To Guests

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Come for the food, stay because you want to learn how to cook! Located in the historic Algiers Point neighborhood across the Mississippi River from the French Quarter, Casa Pelican B&B is as much known for its chef’s pedigree and cooking classes as it is for its accommodations. The place is run by Chef/Sommelier Karen Duncan, who frequently showed up on Food Network and HGTV when she ran a Louisiana import store and restaurant in Toronto, Canada. Today, she’s a retired restauranteur and has been running Casa Pelican since 2009, sharing her love of cooking with both locals and travelers.

Guests rave about Casa Pelican, noting the easy ferry to the French Quarter within walking distance, the beauty of the home, and the delicious food. They also speak highly of Chef Karen herself, saying she is kind, accommodating, and great to sit down with for a conversation.

Have you visited Casa Pelican? How was your experience? Let us know in the comments!

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Address: Casa Pelican B&B and Cooking School, 712 Pelican Ave, New Orleans, LA 70114, USA