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Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons

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Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

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.
  • 3-hour macaron-making class in Paris
  • Enjoy step-by-step guidance from an expert instructor
  • Make your own meringue macaron shells from scratch
  • Master the art of piping in the light buttercream filling
  • Taste your creations with a cup of tea of coffee and listen as the instructor explains the sweet treat’s place in French culture
  • Small-group tour limited to eight people ensures personal attention throughout
  • Upgrade your booking for an advanced macarons class.
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Dessert
Macarons
Welcome drink
Use of required equipment and attire
Coffee or tea
Box of 20 to 30 Macarons to take home
Advanced Macarons class (if option selected)
Gratuities

Departure Point

59 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris, France

Directions: Closest metro stations: Cardinal Lemoine (Line 10) & Jussieu (Line 7 and 10)

Departure Time

3:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years for this tour
  • No unaccompanied children accepted
  • This tour is suitable for those with gluten allergies
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Le Foodist
You can cancel up to 7 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Any changes made less than 6 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • For a 50% refund, you must cancel 3–6 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travellers
See all safety measures taken by Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
See all safety measures taken by Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Macarons.

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Traveller Tips


  • "There was a bounty of macarons so be prepared to take a couple of boxes with you when you leave." See review
  • "If you’re ever in Paris, take a class with her!" See review

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star-5
Total enjoyment!
Rosemary_P
, Oct. 2021
So fun! Lots of wonderful information and tips on making the macaroons. We totally enjoyed the entire experience. Our teacher was great! Would love to do it again! We shared them with some of the hotel staff and they were amazed at how good they were.
star-5
Must do event in Paris
Karel_v
, Oct. 2021
Really great time, the chef was brilliant and excellent teacher! The whole group made amazing macaroons... something that needs to be on everyone check for "things to do in Paris"
star-5
LOVED this class!
Karen_W
, Aug. 2021
We had the BEST time in this class! And Florence was an amazing teacher. We enjoyed this class more than the 2 tours we had attended earlier in the week.
star-5
A not to be missed activity to top off your trip to Paris!
MrsNH1991
, Aug. 2021
It is really too bad I can't give 10 stars for this tour. Frederick - owner and instructor of this school - is such a pro. Not only a very experience Parisian chef, he is a terrific teacher. He was tell us the French way of making these classic little delights and then explain WHY we should be following all these steps exactly. Macarons aren't hard but they are very specific. Weight, order of adding and correct kinds of ingredients are way more important than I had realized. A wonderful way to spend an afternoon and then we sat, had coffee/tea and enjoyed our handiwork. This class and Frederick were a highlight of my recent two week trip to Paris.
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star-5
Very fun and unique Parisian experience
Meredith_W
, Jul. 2021
We had a wonderful time and learned a lot. Frederick was extremely patient and funny and very engaging. It far exceeded our expectations! We highly recommend!!!
star-5
Macaron Fun in Paris!
Wendy_W
, Jul. 2021
This class was such an enjoyable experience for my group of 4 friends! The location was lovely...and in a very nice part of town. Our Chef Frederic was very personable and thorough in explaining the steps to us. After our macarons were ready, they set a lovely table with tea and coffee for us to enjoy. I highly recommend this class!
star-5
Fantastic Parisian Experience
Jennifer_M
, Feb. 2020
Absolutely fantastic class. There were 8 of us in a class and we worked in teams of 2 to each create a filling and different shells which we then shared at the end. Met some lovely people and the instructor was brilliant. Highly recommended!
star-5
Best Parisienne experience!
charlesn271
, Dec. 2019
Le Foodist is the perfect venue for the macaron cooking class. And, Sarah is the perfect person to facilitate this experience! She took the mystery out of perfecting the technique to make macarons. The class is small and intimate and I met some wonderful people. I would definitely recommend this class to anyone interested in doing something a little different.
star-5
Sarah is the best!
natecrawiii
, Oct. 2019
Sarah is the greatest teacher! Definitely one of the highlights on the trip! If you’re ever in Paris, take a class with her! When we come back we’re going to take another!
star-5
So much fun!!!!
Traveler759085
, Oct. 2019
What a great thing to do in France. My husband and I loved this class. Our instructor was great and easy to follow. Can’t wait to bake these at home! Definitely do it!

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