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 hours Select 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 Meringue Techniques 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 hours Select 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 (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off