CocuSocial Summer Seafood Gumbo

  • Tue · Jul 07 10:00 pm Africa/Abidjan
  • Virtual Venue
    Hosted from: Virtual, NY
  • Ages 18 & up
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Language: English

$20 per person


This event is in partnership with CocuSocial, the leading platform for culinary experiences.

Gumbo is perhaps the most infamous dish stemming from Louisiana-style cooking. It encompasses a melting pot of cultures from West African to French all mixed together and served in a steaming bowl. It's a dish served to the masses, either peasant style or even in high end restaurants. Gumbo is versatile depending on the ingredients you have access to but always comforting, nevertheless.

In this class you will execute a restaurant style Sausage and Seafood Gumbo served over Cheesy Grits. Learn the basics to making a Roux, which is flour browned in butter used to thicken the Gumbo. The remaining process is all about carefully cooking and incorporating the individual ingredients.

Making grits is all about patience and stirring, finishing the pot off with some butter and cheesy goodness. No matter where in the country you call home, anyone can enjoy a NOLA style meal and make it their own. In fact, Chef Michele will be cooking from her Cape Cod kitchen and working with the seafood she knows best from her experience working in restaurants. However, if you aren't a seafood fan you can add vegetables, meats, or poultry instead!

You will receive an email with the equipment and ingredients list. However, the main ingredients required to participate along with the chef include: milk, salt, pepper, butter, stone ground white grits, cheddar cheese, heavy cream, all-purpose flour, onion, bell pepper, celery, sausage, shrimp, scallops, clams, and broth.

Prepare your mis-en-place ahead of the session, grab your favorite drink, and let’s get cooking together! 

Your host

Yaymaker Host Billy Guan

CocuSocial is partnering with Yaymaker to offer a curated list of online culinary experiences including cooking, baking and cocktail making classes. CocuSocial is the leading platform for culinary experiences currently offered in 15 cities and online. CocuSocial's mission is to bring people together through interactive and informative food and drink experiences.

Host Reviews

4.5 out of 5 (12 reviews)
Verified Baking Guest

Chef Duane was fantastic! He explained everything we were supposed to be doing and was very patient when we needed instructions repeated. He even told us the history of the foods we were making which was super cool. The recipes he used were very easy to ma

Verified Cooking Guest

Very clear instructions and answers questions

Verified Cooking Guest

She was very knowledgable and did a great job!

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