Media Contact: 
Mary Matthews
Marketing & Development Coordinator
Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans
Phone: 504-568-0770

NEW ORLEANS, LA (January 27, 2015)- Brigitte Gomane became the cook in her family from a young age while growing up in France. A former director of the Alliance here in New Orleans, Brigitte continues sharing her love of French cuisine by leading these classes which feature regional French dishes, including 3 courses & wine. Ms. Gomane has over 20 years of experience teaching French classes to adults and children in both group and private settings, including cooking classes and demonstrations. Learn how to make traditional, home-style meals and enjoy them with a glass of wine and conversation! All classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 8 in the brand new cooking demo kitchen at The Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 O.C.Haley Boulevard.

Traditional French cooking classes organized by the Alliance Française of New Orleans. Includes class, dinner & wine. The February class on Le poireau dans tous ces états will include dishes that feature the perennial French favorite, leek! More details and registration at

Demonstration Kitchen @ The Southern Food & Beverage Museum
1504 O.C. Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 5:30-8pm

$65 for Alliance Française members. $80 for non-members.
Discounts available when more than one class is purchased at a time.

More French Cooking Classes Planned in 2015:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015: Traditional dishes from Pays Basque/ Basque Country.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015: Traditional dishes from Bretagne/ Brittany.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015: Traditional dishes from Bourgogne/ Burgundy.

More information on French cooking classes and
other cultural offerings at




The Alliance Française of New Orleans (AFNO), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is New Orleans' leading French language and cultural center, dedicated to facilitating understanding between the people of Greater New Orleans and those of French speaking lands and to the appreciation and preservation of our unique French heritage in New Orleans, through quality education and community involvement. The New Orleans chapter of the Alliance Française belongs to a network of over 1,040 Alliance chapters worldwide.

The AFNO offers day, evening, and Saturday French classes taught by professionally-trained native-speaking French teachers, as well as a variety of cultural and social events including lectures, film screenings, cooking classes, an annual photo contest and exhibit, and discussion groups. The AFNO also offers an in-house and online library with a selection of French films, books, magazines, and podcasts.