King cakes are now on sale in The NOCCA Marketplace!

It’s Carnival time, and in New Orleans, that means king cake! NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department offers a fresh take on this seasonal, sugary treat with the Press Street Gardens Satsuma Almond King Cake. We layer flaky puff pastry with rich almond paste and cream cheese, then add a bright, refreshing,…

Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls One Shuck, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program, and Press Street Station host a special oyster dinner!

“Consider the Oyster” A special dinner presented by Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls One Shuck, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program, and Press Street Station Thursday, January 12 at 6pm Press Street Station, 5 Press Street Tickets: $125, including wine pairings, tax, and gratuity Powered by Eventbrite Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls…

Now Open: The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace

The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace is open for business! Below, you’ll find a full range of gifts perfect for friends, family members, and business associates. Ordering is simple and easy, with shipping and pickup options for most items. Proceeds benefit programs for NOCCA’s young artists, their teachers, and the community.  …

Become a NOCCA student for a night as Press Street Station offers its first cooking classes!

Ever wanted to become a NOCCA student? This fall, you can! Study the Culinary Arts for a night at The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Station restaurant, and walk away with the skills you need to wow family and friends at your next get-together. Our first three classes are: TERRIFIC TAILGATING…

Boston Cream Pie by Flickr user "I Believe I Can Fry"

September Pie Of The Month: Banana Boston Cream Pie

For September’s Pie of the Month, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are going retro, baking a beloved twentieth-century classic: a Banana Boston Cream Pie. For those who’ve had it, the taste will bring back fond memories of family dinners and favorite local restaurants. If you’ve never experienced it before, you’re in for…

September 3-19: Decadent Prix-Fixe Dinners With Chef James Cullen In Press Street Station

Let them eat cheesecake! The NOLA Project kicks off its 2015-2016 season with a production of David Adjmi’s Marie Antoinette in NOCCA’s Nims Black Box Theatre. To celebrate, Press Street Station’s Chef James Cullen has dreamed up a decadent prix-fixe, pre-show dinner, fit for a king (or in this case,…

Wednesday, April 29: Take Part In “A Taste Of NOCCA” & Support Louisiana’s Young Artists!

On Wednesday, April 29, show your support for NOCCA just by going out for a great meal or a drink with friends. Visit any of the businesses participating in “A Taste of NOCCA“, and a portion of your bill will be donated to The NOCCA Institute, supporting programs that benefit NOCCA…

The NOCCA Institute Hosts A Ribbon-Cutting For The Chevron Forum

Today, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and its nonprofit partner, The NOCCA Institute, joined representatives from Chevron, Emeril Lagasse Foundation, and other corporations, foundations, and individuals to mark the official opening of NOCCA’s Chevron Forum. The $28 million Chevron Forum project was spearheaded by The NOCCA Institute,…