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Indulge in a true gourmet French experience: preparing, cooking, and enjoying your own 3-course meal. Choose between a 4.5- or 6-hour Paris culinary course (a 1.5-hour market visit is optional) then set out to learn the tricks and techniques of French cooking. An instructor will help you through the steps of creating an appetizer, main dish, and dessert. French wine is also included with your gourmet lunch.
The buttery croissant is a staple in French bakeries. Learn how to make this local favorite yourself during a 3-hour cooking class in the captial of French cuisine: Paris. With assistance from your expert instructor you'll learn the tricks to making a fluffy, flaky and perfecty folded croissant every time. Still hungry? Try your hand at making pain au chocolat. You'll have an opportunity to sample your fresh-from-oven results when they're through baking, along with some hot coffee or tea.
Maracons are one of France's most popular confections. Discover how to make them on your own during a 3-hour class in the capital of French delicacies: Paris. Your expert instructor will lend a hand and provide detailed instructions throughout the class, walking you through the steps to creating a perfectly piped-macaron. Choose the colors you prefer for your shells, fill them with buttercream and learn about their role in French culture while you wait to taste the freshly baked results. Upgrade your booking for an advanced macarons class.
Uncover the secrets of the macaron with this small-group baking class at Galeries Lafayette. Meet your instructor, a French pastry chef, in a quiet corner of the iconic department store. Over the course of 1.5 hours, learn to prepare the delicate shells and ganache of the perfect macaron. Work with organic ingredients to create flavors like chocolate, pistachio, and more.
If Parisian patisseries have you feeling inspired, test out your own baking skills with this 3-hour cooking class in Paris! Learn to make two or three classic desserts in the home kitchen of a local chef. Get professional tips and tricks for mastering recipes of beloved French and international desserts, and enjoy the fruits of your labor while chatting with your host. Class size is limited to eight people to ensure a personalized, hands-on cooking experience.
Learn the secrets to making traditional French baguettes and croissants during a 2-hour baking workshop with a chef. Get time-tested recipes handed down over generations, and bread-making techniques that will help you make perfect baked goods. This is a hands-on baking lesson in the back rooms of a French bakery in Paris with group size limited to eight people for maximum personal attention from the instructor for each student. Leave the class with your own freshly-baked baguette to snack on later.
See and taste magnificence on this 11-hour tour from Paris that takes you to the Chambord Château and Loire Valley wineries. At Chambord, learn all about the French Renaissance castle during an audio tour. Then, spend time at two family-run wineries and savor white, red, rose, sparkling and sweet wines. With your appetite opened up, settle in at one of these wineries for a traditional gourmet meal. This small-group tour limited to just eight people includes hotel pick up and drop off in central Paris by air-conditioned minivan.
Discover the art of fine French cuisine with a small-group cooking class and gourmet meal in Paris. Learn about the traditions and flavors that have made French food famous the world over, and help prepare an authentic, 4-course meal under the guidance of a local chef. When the cooking’s done, join your new friends around a cozy table to enjoy the delicious home-cooked meal paired with a selection of French wine. Opt for a longer, 6-hour experience to start the evening with a shopping trip at a local market.
Get the authentic French culinary experience with a small-group cooking class in a private Parisian apartment. Head to the centrally-located home and get ready to learn — and eat! Meet your local chef instructor, gather ingredients on an optional market tour, and discover the fundamentals of preparing classic French dishes such as soufflé, cod mouclade, and chocolate fondant. Then prepare and savor delicious dishes with fellow food lovers.
Born and raised in Paris, I've been passionate about cooking for as long as I can remember!
With an Indian/Vietnamese mother and an Italian/Ukrainian father, I had the chance to learn about products and techniques from different cultures that I love to use to add a little twist to the already amazing traditional French recipes.
I've always loved to share this passion, that's why after several years organizing events in the Private Banking business, I've decided to start a new adventure!!
I would be happy to have you as my special guests to share my love for French food, as well as a part of my life in Paris and to discover yours wherever you come from!
Can't wait to cook with you!
Add some variety to your Paris itinerary and learn to make French macarons from a local chef. Take a cooking class in a private apartment in central Paris, where your chef will guide you through the process of making one of the country's most delightful sweets. Watch how to make the perfect meringues and hear the secrets behind the flavorful layers of cream. Class size is limited to eight people, ensuring more personalized attention.
Learn how to make one of France's most popular pastries: buttery and flaky croissants. Join an experienced chef for a 3-hour Paris cooking class focused on mastering this traditional breakfast item. Try your hand at different techniques such as rolling the dough to create thin 'leaves' and using a rolling pin to regulate the thickness of your dough. Bake original croissants as well as versions like pain au chocolat and spiraled croissants made with raisins, and return home with a sweet and envious new skill.
Learn insider secrets of French cooking during this hands-on class in Montmartre. Join your expert chef and guide at the market to get tips on selecting ingredients. Visit a bakery, produce shop, butcher, cheese shop and fishmonger. Create a 4-course menu with the chef, followed by eating the meal you've made.
French pastry is well known around the world and we can find many beautiful and delicious boutiques in France specialized in pastry.
This experience will be based on croissants. We will teach you how to make the laminated dough "pâte feuilletée levée" which bakers use to make France's famous breakfast pastries.
Do you know the difference between viennoiseries and french pastry?...come and discover the hidden history of this magnificent dessert.
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Learn the delectable art of making choux pastry dough during a cooking class in Paris. A chef will assist as you try your hand at using a pastry bag and creating cream fillings to go with your light, airy dough. Master eclairs, profiteroles and cream puffs and then sample your creations. This small-group dessert class is limited to 6 participants for a more personalized experience.
Professional kitchen, I will make you discover the French cuisine that is eaten in the famous Parisian bistros. Duck magrets with orange sauce, stews, Dauphinois gratin, chocolate éclairs, profiteroles, Suzette crêpes ..... will have no secrets for you. Of course I bring my personal touch. You will cook in my apartment a beautiful setting facing the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and during the aperitif or the meal you will enjoy the exceptional view of Paris.
Introduce the kids to the wonderful world of French ‘pâtisserie’—or pastry-making—on this hands-on and family-friendly cookery workshop in Paris. Under the watchful eye of your instructor, stretch and slice your dough with your young protégé, and hear helpful hints and tricks to make the perfect pastries. Color your croissants for a more child-friendly breakfast, and hear the hidden secrets of ‘viennoiseries’ and French pastries.
Butter, water, flour and eggs — learn how to take these simple ingredients and produce a French pastry masterpiece. Set in a professional kitchen in the heart of Paris, this hands-on experience guides you step-by-step into making desserts like choux or puff pastries, macarons, croissants or an iconic French dessert like crème brulee. Enjoy the process with a professional English-speaking chef during a 2.5- or 3-hour morning or afternoon class. Best of all, you get to devour your creations!
Learn the secrets to prepare macarons (meringue pastry) with your kids during a 90-minute cooking class. Food coloring, almond powder, and all other necessary ingredients to make the classic pastry are provided. Step by step instructions, which are easy for all ages to follow, are given by a professional French chef. At the end of class, take home four of your own macarons or devour them on the spot.
Paris has a reputation as a global culinary hub, and foodies inspired by the local bakeries shouldn't miss the chance to learn how to prepare a traditional French treat. With this gourmet cooking experience, bring French baking techniques home with you, by learning how to prepare macarons—the famous French pastry. Learn how to make the shells, prepare a sweet filling, and taste the delicate treats once you're done.
Cooking brings me a sense of joy which cannot be explained in words. It for me is a way to bring people together and show a side of culture they might have never seen of. Food is a gateway to better understanding any culture and I love to cook for people to make them happy because they share a fun time with friends, family.
I pride myself in cooking a variety of different dishes, including English and foreign dishes (French cuisine / haute cuisine / modern fusion cuisine / international cuisine).
One of the most celebrated French desserts is the macaron—a delicate, colorful cookie that's as Parisian as the Eiffel Tower. Uncover the secrets of this tasty dessert with this family-friendly baking experience. You don your apron, and join your kids on this culinary adventure, where you learn how to prepare macaron shells, filled with a delicious jelly. Best of all—when you're done—you can taste the cookies that you create.
Don’t just drink wine in Paris—blend your own during this winemaking workshop. In an 18th-century royal wine cellar in the heart of the city, learn how to create your own wine and design a personalized label with an experienced winemaker. Taste different grape varietals to select the ones you like, and then take your bottle with you at the end of class.
Immerse yourself in the cheese culture of Paris on this tour and tasting with "Le Cheese Geek". Learn the rules of cheese tasting through an interactive workshop, with plenty of chances to ask questions, before commencing a tasting of six artisanal farm cheeses. You'll have plenty of time to ask questions as you sip six beverage pairings and leave the workshop with lifelong knowledge.