French Cooking Classes Taught in English for Gourmet Travellers

Embark on a Culinary Adventure in Paris

G’day, Aussie foodies! If you’ve ever dreamt of mastering the art of French cuisine in Paris, you’re in for a treat. At Cook’n With Class, we bring the culinary adventure of a lifetime right to your plate. Whether you’re yearning to create flaky, buttery croissants, or to perfect the art of cooking a mouthwatering four-course meal using local French market produce, Cook’n With Class has a class for you. Our cooking school in Paris is located in the charming Montmartre neighborhood, offering an authentic and inspiring atmosphere for your culinary adventure.

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Are you looking for an authentic French cooking class taught in English?

  • Our hands-on French cooking classes in Paris offer you the company of a professional chef who speaks English fluently and will allow you to pursue your passion and sharpen your skills all in a fun, relaxed, convivial setting.
  • Our chefs will impart their skills and knowledge with a fair dose of humour!

 

Are you tired of the same touristic experiences and want something new, that is fun and informative?

  •  Here is your chance to live French culture through these hands-on cooking classes in Paris that will give you an experience that goes beyond the recipes and will provide you with the tools that can improve the skills of even seasoned cooks. You’ll go home with a deeper understanding of France through its cuisine.
  • What’s more, the experience will live on in your home kitchen with our recipe booklets!

French Cooking Lessons in Paris Taught in English

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Why Paris?

  • Paris isn’t just a city; it’s the heart of culinary innovation and tradition. Our chefs, with their deep-rooted French culinary expertise, bring the essence of Parisian gastronomy to each class. In Paris, every dish tells a story, blending centuries of culinary heritage with contemporary finesse.
  • By learning in this historic city, you’re not just learning recipes; you’re immersing yourself in a world where food is an art form, and our chefs are your guides to mastering this art. Their profound knowledge and passion for French cuisine transform every lesson into a journey through the flavours and techniques that have made Paris the gastronomic capital of the world.

 

Where can you find these cooking lessons in Paris? Is there anything else to see?

  • Our school, located at 6 Rue Baudelique, 75018, is just a 3-minute walk from Jules Joffrin metro station (line 12). After your cooking classes in Paris, explore Montmartre’s charming streets, with artistic allure, cobblestone paths, and iconic views. The historic neighborhood captivates with its old-world character, quaint cafes, vibrant street art, and the iconic Sacré-Cœur Basilica steps. It was once home to artists like Picasso and Van Gogh, and that creative spirit lives on.
  • You’ll find exquisite places to dine with an unbeatable view of Paris, and of course, be sure to book a cooking class with us so you can meet fellow food lovers and recreate your authentic French dining experience at home!
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  •   Walk away with more than just recipes.
  •   Discover the hidden secrets and techniques chefs have known for years
  •   Deepen your knowledge and love for French cuisine, wine and desserts
  •   Discover an authentic cultural experience and unlock the conviviality of the French and fellow travelers through food.

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Explore Our Wide Variety of Cooking Classes in Paris


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From French Pâtisserie to French Cuisine, We Have The Perfect Class For You!

French Market Class

  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culinary culture of Paris with our French Morning (9 am) & Evening (5 pm) Market Class. Our chef will guide you on a delightful journey through the local market, where you’ll learn how to choose the best ingredients like a true Parisian. Then, roll up your sleeves and turn those ingredients into a mouthwatering 4-course lunch or dinner.
  • These cooking classes in Paris have a duration of 5 and a half hours, including a market tour, cooking class, and a four-course sit-down meal.
  • Don’t miss out on this unforgettable culinary adventure! Find more information here to let the flavors of Paris come alive.
  • This class has limited spaces for children from age 13 with an accompanying adult. You can also consider inviting a guest to the meal. See the class page for more details.

French Bistro Class

  • In our French Bistro Class you will discover the secrets behind the classic dishes that have made French cuisine world-renowned. In this hands-on class, our experienced chefs will guide you through the preparation of authentic Parisian bistro recipes. At the end of the lesson, you can savor the delightful 3-course meal that you prepare along with your chef and classmates. After the class, we will send you all the recipes needed to bring the tastes of the French bistro to your home.
  • This gastronomic experience is a 5-hour class. Find more information here and let the flavors of France enchant you!
  • This cooking class in Paris has limited spaces for children from age 13 with an accompanying adult. You can also consider inviting a guest to the meal.

Sauce Making Class

  • Unleash your inner saucier with our Mother of All Sauces class. Dive into the art of stock and sauce making, an essential part of traditional French cuisine. In fact, Chef Eric Fraudeau, founder of Cook’n With Class, says that it is the first thing we think of when we consider French cuisine.
  • Under the expert guidance of our instructors, you’ll learn the secrets to creating rich and flavorful sauces. You will be able to taste your creations with a light buffet-style lunch at the end of the class.
  • This saucy experience has a duration of 4 hours. Don’t miss the chance to elevate your culinary repertoire with this cooking class in Paris. Find out more here and become a master of sauces!

Macaron Class

  • Dreaming of macarons? Your dream can come true in our Macaron class in Paris 😉 Learn the secrets of making these delicate French treats from scratch under the guidance of your pastry chef. In this class, you will create four delectable flavors and become a macaron connoisseur.
  • This delightful experience is a three-hour class. We have limited spaces for children from age 10 in this class.
  • Don’t miss the chance to create macarons that will impress even the most discerning palates. Make your booking here and let your macaron mastery begin!

Croissant Class

  • Discover the secrets to perfecting French flaky, buttery breakfast pastries in our Croissant Baking Class. In this hands-on class, our expert instructors will guide you through the techniques of making croissants, pain au chocolat, pain au raisin, and kouign-amanns. By the end of the class, you’ll be ready to impress your breakfast guests!
  • This quintessentially French experience is a three-hour class. We have limited spaces for children from age 10 in this class.
  • Don’t miss out on the chance to bake like a pro. Book here and let the aroma of freshly baked croissants fill your kitchen!

Bread Class

  • Ever wondered why French bread and baguettes are so good? Unveil the mysteries of French bread making in our hands-on French Bread Class. Learn the recipes and techniques for perfectly baked homemade bread and brioche.
  • This baking experience is a three-hour class and will end with a tasting of your creations with cheese and wine. We have limited spaces for children from age 10 in this class.
  • Don’t miss the opportunity to create bakery-quality bread in your kitchen, it’s the true taste of France! Book here and let the aroma of freshly baked bread fill your home.

French Desserts Class

  • Crème brûlée, Chocolate Soufflé, and tarts—do these quintessential French Desserts make your mouth water? Join our beginner French Desserts class and learn to create these delectable treats. Our pastry chef will guide you through the process, ensuring your desserts taste as good as they look.
  • This sweet experience is a three-hour class. We have limited spaces for children from age 10 in this class.
  • Don’t miss out on the chance to indulge your sweet tooth. Book now and become a dessert virtuoso!

Marie Antoinette Experience

  • Indulge your sweet tooth with our Marie Antoinette Experience – French Pâtisserie class. Immerse yourself in a world of decadence as we pay tribute to all things sweet. Delight in the creation of 4-5 royally delicious French desserts and toast to the experience with a coupe de champagne and an 18th-century surprise at the end of class for memorable photos.
  • This flamboyant taste of Paris is a four-hour class. This class is not available for children.
  • Don’t miss the chance to feel like royalty while learning the art of French pâtisserie. Book here and let the sweetness take over!

Choux Pastry Class

  • Unleash your creativity with our Choux Pastry Class. Discover the versatility of the French pastry dough, Pâte à Choux, as you learn to make chocolate éclairs, chouquettes, and choux à la crème. These are classic French delights that you will find in every French bakery, it’s a favorite snack for many French children and adults alike!
  • This experience is a three-hour class. We have limited spaces for children from age 10 in this class.
  •  Book now and like us, you’ll become mad about choux!

Our Kids’ cooking classes in Paris are a great way to introduce your children, ages 6 – 15 (depending on class type) to the world of cooking and baking. They will embark on one of the most fun-filled lessons that your junior chefs will know! What better place than Paris, the gastronomical capital of France, to hone their skills and tempt their taste buds?

This is a fun thing to do in Paris that is engaging, informative, & delicious. Our kids’ classes are in high demand so it’s always a good idea to book ahead. We keep the class sizes small so every child can have the keen attention of our chefs.  Everybody gets involved in the kitchen for a wholesome French cooking experience!

Macaron en Famille Class

  • Our Macaron en Famille Baking Class designed for duos of parents and children (ages 6-12) is a baking class to remember. Pair up and create two flavors of beautiful and delicious French-style macarons, the quintessential treat of Paris.
  • This class has a duration of 2.5 hours (each booking is for 1 parent + 1 child, if you have an extra adult or child you will need to book them into). Please be sure that your child does not have an almond allergy before joining this class.
  • Don’t miss the chance to bond with your child over the art of macaron making. Book now and let the family baking memories begin!

Patisserie en Famille Class

  • Our pâtisserie en famille class designed for parent-child duos. Together, you’ll create fantastic French desserts, cakes, tarts, and mousses that not only look good but also taste great! Each duo spot is for 1 adult + 1 child, if you have any extra participants who would join as a single participant, they will also need to book a duo spot so that we can avoid overbooking the class. You can check out this blog to get a taste of the experience from a family who have joined us and wrote about their experience.
  • This class has a duration of 2.5 hours (each booking is for 1 parent + 1 child, if you have an extra adult or child you will need to book them into). Please be sure that your child does not have an almond allergy before joining this class.
  • Don’t miss the chance to create lasting memories in our Paris kitchen (to bring back to your kitchen at home!). Book now and let the family baking adventure begin!

Cuisine en Famille Class

  • Looking for a unique and interactive experience for your family? Join our Cuisine en Famille class designed for parents and children (ages 9-15). Together, you’ll work as a team to prepare a mouthwatering 3-course meal. Using seasonal market ingredients, to allow you and your child to discover what goes into great French cooking from A to Z.
  • This class has a duration of 2.5 hours (each booking is for 1 parent + 1 child, if you have an extra adult or child you will need to book them into).
  • Book here to bond with your child over our cooking classes in Paris for kids and adults.

Chocolate Class

  • Discover our chocolate class and the ancient art of working with chocolate as you learn to temper it, use molds and transfer sheets, and create a delicious ganache. This hands-on class, led by a professional chef, allows you to craft high-quality chocolates and enjoy a tasting session.
  • Suitable for participants aged 15 and up, this is a four-hour class.
  • You will leave the class with your chocolate treats, and chocolate truffles and you can taste your perfectly piped chocolate mousse at the end of class with a glass of wine. Click here for more information and to book your class, availabilities range from December – April.

Bûche de Noël Class

  • Unleash your creativity and learn to make your very own modern Yule Log, the Bûche de Noël. Under the guidance of our skilled pastry chef, you’ll discover the secrets behind this festive French dessert. From baking the light and fluffy sponge cake to crafting elegant decorations, you’ll learn the techniques to create a show-stopping centerpiece for your holiday table. Embrace the joy of the season as you bring the magic of the Bûche de Noël to life with delectable flavors and stunning presentations.
  • Class duration is 3 hours and you will create two Yule logs, one rolled à l’ancienne, and another using modern molded techniques.
  • Click here for more information and to check our December class dates.

Foie Gras Cooking Class

  • A traditional French holiday season meal is not complete without foie gras. But rather than going out and buying expensive foie already prepared in terrines or torchons, our Foie gras-making class in Paris allows you to see step by step how to prepare and work with this delicate product. Our chef will walk you through the steps from de-veining to shaping and you’ll not only taste your preparations in class but will also have the opportunity to walk out with your very own “foie gras au torchon”. This class is offered seasonally just in time for the holidays in December.
  • This is a 3-hour class for adults only.
  • Click here to book your foie gras cooking classes in Paris!

Private Classes for 1 – 8 Participants

  • Our private lessons are customizable and can be adapted to your tastes but will always be fresh and seasonal. These lessons are perfect for those who want to sharpen their skills working one-on-one with our chefs or bring together family and friends for a delicious and convivial moment of French cuisine and pâtisserie.
  • You can choose between three types of private classes: desserts/baking class for 3 hours, a combined desserts class (e.g. making macarons and croissants in the same lesson) for 4 hours, or savoury cooking classes in Paris with a duration of 5.5 hours.
  • You can read more information and send your private class request on our dedicated Private class page here.

Private Large Group/Team Building Classes for 9 – 23 Participants

  • On this page, you will find a small video that gives you an idea of the atmosphere in our premises. You may wish to download our Team building/Large group brochure here, which includes photos of our space and more information about our school and what we can propose for your group.
  • You can choose between a desserts/pastry baking experience or savoury cooking classes in Paris to enjoy a four-course meal to enjoy for large family gatherings, reunions of friends, or work events.
  • Send us a request on our team building/ large group private class page and let the fun begin!
Chef Eric Fraudeau Cooking classes in Paris

Who We Are

Cook’n with Class opened its doors in 2007 by the French chef, Eric Fraudeau.

After many years of working abroad in Mexico, Canada, & the United States as an executive chef of high-end international hotels, our head chef-instructor, and your culinary guide, Chef Eric Fraudeau returned to his native France. with a purpose to share his many years of expertise with fellow food lovers from around the world.  He strongly believes that to truly understand a culture, you need to know its food.

This is what Cook’n with Class has become for him, a way to share his passion with the world where he and his team of expert chefs teach a full French cuisine culinary experience where students don’t only eat but they learn how to cook delicious French recipes that are taken home.

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A Gourmet Culinary Adventure in Paris

  • These are hands-on, small-group baking and cooking classes in Paris! Our regularly scheduled classes are for small groups of between 7-8 people
  • Our classes are animated by professional chefs for an experience full of expertise and humour! 
  • Learn skills that you can apply to your home cooking – it’s a souvenir that weighs nothing and lasts for generations! Whether you are an occasional or avid cook there is something for everyone. 
  • Children are welcome from age 10 in our regular classes (with limited spaces) and from age 6 in our family classes

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