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  • Location: Paris, France
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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

A must do especially if you love to cook. Learned a few new techniques along the way. Marthe was an absolute delight and made us all feel so comfortable in her home. Highly recommend adding on the going to market with the chef. Not only are you getting ingredients but you can shop for clothing, etc, along the way. Highlight of our trip!

John
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

This was an excellent class with chef Dominique. He has a casual but highly professional approach and quickly put us at ease even though we had little experience of cooking. We produced a great meal for lunch.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

We had a great time in our class. My husband and I ended up being the only ones there so we got a private lesson! We learned a lot in a little bit of time and we actually still use what we learned. I can't wait to do this again!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Great for couples. My husband only cok when we are traveling and are at cooking school. I always take pictures to remind him of his abilities when home

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

I loved every bit of this cooking class with Frederic. I would most certainly recommend his class as being one to take for a French cooking experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

This cooking class with Marthe was just what we were looking for to connect with Paris, it's food, and it's people. We have a small group ( 3 couples) of Americans cooking and sharing in an apartment of a true French chef. Marthe was wonderful and well prepared for us. Fun for all skill levels.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

BEST cooking class I have ever done. Fred was wonderful. He took us by bus to his local market where we walked through all the magnificent produce. There we discussed what we would like to eat for lunch and Fred bought market food to compliment our requests. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. EXCELLENT

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

We had a great time cooking, talking and learning new recipes and techniques. I loved that Marthe shared her favorite paris haunts!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Chef Frederic was delightful, quite knowledgeable and prepared an awesome menu. His apartment and kitchem were very comfortable with a beautiful view of Paris. This class is a must.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Dominique and his family were fantastic. A friendly informative experience showcasing French culture and cooking

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

It was a great experience and a very good cooking class, just for me probably because of low season. We went to the local market, just across the street from Frederiques place, and purchased the ingredients, The availability of different products of all kinds was impressive, and a very local experience. I totally recommend not just the cooking class, but contracting the market visit as well. It was an excellent meal, I learned a lot, and had very nice and interesting conversation with Frederick. Very nice person and of course a very professional and good chef. Five stars all the way!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

it was a very lovely experience. Chef Dominique was quite welcoming and happy to have us. We were quite lucky that our class only had 3 people so we probably got to do a bit more than just watch. Im thinking with a full class of 8, maybe thats all you get to do. Loved the market! It is only on Wed and Sat so I would recommend those days although Chef has a different market to attend if the open market isnt right outside his door on those days. The food was delicious and very medieval French in that we used dried fruits and such. Really a nice, nice weekend. A good time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

This was amazing and I highly recommend it for everyone, especially those who love to cook. Even if you don't like to cook, still take this class. It is fun and interactive. You get to hang out in a real French house and cook with a "local". It was one of our favorite things we did while in Paris.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Chef Dominique offers a rare and wonderful experience, combining the day-to-day life of a Parisian, shopping in an open air market, with his cooking talents. We laughed, wore matching aprons, while we helped prepare an amazing meal. Do this with your friends, spouse and/or children. It will be a memory for lifetime!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2015

Awesome 1 on 1 cooking class with a True French Cuisine Chef!! Best experience I had in Paris!! Totally would do it again!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

My wife and I had an amazing time with Chef Frederic in his studio kitchen. He was willing to do a Monday class for the two of us on a last minute request. I found the techniques very useful but the conversation made this activity truly unique.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

It was wonderful to meet Marthe, go shopping in the market, and meet her favorite vendors.
She was warm and making lunch with her so much fun and came home with recipes too!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Was totally amazing. Fredrick took us to the market where we walked booth to booth and got a good understanding of how he identifies freshness and quality. Back to his kitchen where we prepared a wonderful lunch. Of course as Fredrick said "a meal without bread and wine is not a meal." Was the highlight of our trip and would highly recommend it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

My trip to Paris was everything I thought it would be and more. The cooking lessons and food were awesome. The chef was very thoughtful and took a lot of time with us. He was even kind enough to write down a list of great restaurants. We went to 3 of the restaurants he suggested! Perfection!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Chef Dominique was charming and instructive. We took a bus to the Farmer's Market and got immersed in that setting. Then back to his home to cook up a wonderful lunch. We were joined by his charming children and wife, which made the entire experience even more wonderful. This was a highlight of our Paris vacation.

And he emailed us the recipes so we can try to recreate our culinary success at home.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

This is my second class with chef Frederic and it was great again.
Really enjoy these hands on sessions. Nice area... can visit the cemetery after the class

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2014

Excellent class. Fred is a great cook and teacher. Hope to do it again the next time I'm in Paris.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

The chef made us feel at home and he was a great teacher! The ingredients were fresh and the final product was delicious

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

I absolutely loved this entire experience. Very relaxing, interesting, and we learned a lot! Mostly loved spending time with the chef and his family and learning about French life, but also enjoyed everything we learned about cooking, and had a fantastic meal to top it all off!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Fred was an excellent chef and teacher. We cooked fairly simple but delicious dishes that challenged me to eat things I normally wouldn't and to realize that in a matter of hours, it is possible to cook gourmet dishes. I enjoyed going to the market and learning how to pick the different ingredients, but actually cooking in a French kitchen was so much fun. I will make these recipes again!

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