Private French Dessert Classes with a Professional Chef

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Reserve a Private Pastry & Dessert Class with a professional chef in the heart of Paris! You get to choose what you make. Macarons, puff pastries, choux pastries or French tarts and desserts. Your 2.5 or 3-hour class is a hands-on experience led by a professional adn engaging  English-speaking chef who'll guide you through each step and answer any questions you have. At the end of your class, enjoy your sweet creations with a cup of tea! Minimum 2 participants
Learn the correct techniques and French cooking terms while making Classic French desserts or pastries.Butter, water, flour and eggs - learn how to take these simple ingredients and produce a French Pastry masterpiece in a Private French Dessert Cooking Class with a Professional Chef.Learn the correct techniques and French cooking terms, while your chef guides you step by step in making classic French Desserts or Pastries. This is a private hands-on cooking experience held in a Professional Kitchen in the Marais. This kitchen makes a variety of desserts, pastries, and other sweets for local cafe's and bakeries around Paris as well as 2 of their own Cafe's.Your English-speaking cooking instructor will provide an overview, teach you about the ingredients, and explains the tools and equipment you'll be using to make a great French Dessert. At the end of the class spend enjoy what you have made with a cup of Tea. The recipe in English will be emailed to you after the class.Whether you're a cooking enthusiast or a beginner, this cooking class promises to be sweet and entertaining! Kids welcome!Option 1  Available: Friday 2:30pm  Duration 3 hoursSelect one option and include your choice in your reservation notes. • Paris Brest • Religieuse   • Saint Honoré    • Lemon Meringue Tart  • Bavarois aux fruits  • Millefeuille • Macaron PLUS Vanille/Noisettes Dacquoise OR Tarte Chocolate OR Simple Choux • Brioche PLUS Tarte Bourdalou • Naked Cake PLUS Sables OR French MeringueTechniques you will learn depending on the option selected.Making meringue (petit boule) / Folding in the batter (macaronner) / Preparing a variety of fillings / Piping the batter onto a baking sheet (dresser) / Slice fruits thinly (emincer) / Piping batter (dresser) / Coating fillings (enrober) / Drying & Piping batter using a bag (coucher) Glazing (glacer).Option 2 Available: On Request   Duration 2 hoursSelect one of the below • Macarons: Various flavors • Choux Pastry: Religieuse / Cream-filled puffs (choux Chantilly) / Eclair • French Pastry and Dessert Class : Rum Baba / Crème brûlée / Lemon Meringue Pie / Chocolate or fruit tart.

What’s included

  • Cooking class
  • Professional local chef
  • All ingredients and cooking utensils

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off