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  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Latin Quarter

Paris Cooking Class: Make Your Own Croissants

Product ID: 56237
Learn how to make authentic French croissants at a 3-hour cooking class in Paris. Master the art of making croissants from beginning to end. Discover fundamental techniques of working the dough. Then, take home a box of your own creations.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how to make an authentic French croissant
  • Get detailed instructions in small groups
  • Take home a box of your own creations
  • Taste one of the best croissants you've ever eaten!
  • Master the art of a unique mix between pâte levée (raised dough) and pâte feuilletée (puff pastry)
Full description
Roll up your sleeves and master the art of the authentic French croissant at a 3-hour, hands-on cooking class in a beautiful location in the Latin Quarter of Paris.

Enjoy an intimate cooking tutorial, typically in groups of 4 to 7 people for a more attentive experience. Get detailed instructions on how to make and bake croissants from start to end. Hear how croissants need patience as they take a long time to make. Because the dough needs to rest several times, some steps will already have been prepared by the time you arrive.

Finish the process with the help of the chef, and reproduce the preparation steps to see all steps in less than 3 hours - a totally unique concept!

Once your croissants are ready, enjoy tea or organic coffee and fruit juices, along with the best croissant you will ever taste! Before you depart, collect a box of your own creations to share with your friends and family - or keep to eat all by yourself!
Includes
  • Hands-on instruction on how to make croissants
  • All cooking equipment and apron
  • Teatime, drinks, and a box of your own creations
  • Electronic copy of the recipes in English

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Le Foodist, 59 Rue Cardinal Lemoine in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, about 7 minutes walk from Notre Dame, 3 minutes from the Panthéon, and just 30 seconds from Cardinal Lemoine Metro Station. Number 59 is on the right hand side

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that children under 12 years of age can not participate in this class. If you are a family with multiple children, please contact the supplier
• Children between 12 years and 16 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult.
• If there are only 3 people or less signed-up to the class the supplier reserve the right to cancel. You will be offered an alternative date or refund, depending on your choice
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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This is a wonderful activity!! We did our class on a Monday morning. The instructor was precise, informative & serious about making our croissants a success! The cooking school was beautifully decorated with a lovely French flair. I plan to bring a group here next year to do it all again!!

November 19, 2019

September 27, 2019 I highly recommend this wonderful class! Not only does one feel great satisfaction in conquering the croissant, but it’s an enjoyable way to learn about French cuisine and culture. The class site is easy to access near to the Metro and close to the heart of Paris. The kitchen is charming. Class size is small, and one quickly makes friends in this baking labor of love. The best part of the class was in meeting our chef, Guillaume. He is personable, and conducts the class with great finesse. Our time in the kitchen was one of the highlights of our trip.

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September 27, 2019

It was a lot of fun, and a great experience.

June 5, 2019

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Le Foodist

Product ID: 56237