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Le Cordon Bleu Academie d'Art Culinaire

8 rue Leon Delhomme, 75015 Paris, France (Montparnasse)
33 (0)1 53 68 22 50
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Ranked #65 of 734 attractions in Paris
Type: Educational Sites
Activities: Leisure education
Description: This famous cooking school, established over 100 years ago, has a growing international reputation.
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Turin, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

If you love baking, the freshly baked pastry short course at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris is a must do!!! Chef Walter and Rhona make this experience unforgettable... they create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in a professional environment where you can learn a lot. Not only do you bake, but you also taste and take home delicious brioches, croissants... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

my wife and i were very excited about taking the market and cooking class during our month long stay in April. The class started late, our walk to the market was 30 minutes each way and much was lost in translation as the chef spoke french and we did not. (our fault for not speaking french). we were not impressed.... More

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Chef Marc Vaca shopped for fresh ingredients at the market in the morning, and in the afternoon demonstrated ways to use them. The session was interesting and informative--and interactive because he encouraged questions from the class. We have recipes to replicate the food he made and some new techniques to try at home. It was a wonderful experience to be... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It was amazing to see the chef prepare 3 different kinds of macaroons. He offered tips during the class. Pay close attention otherwise you may not catch every word from the translator.

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Bonjour! I took a 1 day baking class, a long time dream of mine, and it was fantastic. I walked out with 5 cakes and 3 dozen cookies. The instruction was in French but there was a wonderful translator present the entire time. My classmates were awesome and the overall exerience was a dream come true. I fed many people,... More

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Chicago, IL
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122 reviews 122 reviews
46 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I signed up for the Market Tour and Cooking Demonstration. It is not inexpensive but I found it reasonable considering what was involved and the amount of time. This was almost 7 hours. Our chef was Chef Bruno Stril and Kim, his translator. We walked to the market in pouring rain, about 20 or so minutes. The market was Marche... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The two values that permeate any great cooking school must be the passion for cooking and the passion for teaching. All else must be subordinate. Tragically, Le Cordon Bleu is an institution that has allowed a deep love for its own heritage to eclipse both cooking and teaching. The chefs of the school are proud that the ovens have been... More

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Highlands, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The cooking demonstration by Chef Bruno Stril and his staff at Le Cordon Blue School in Paris was fantastic. Informative, fun, full of great tips on how to make a great dinner. Will go back for more.

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Los Angeles
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We took two classes at the Cordon Bleu in April 2014: a Food and Wine Pairing class, and an all-day Regional Cuisine class ("Flavors of Provence"). Let me preface my comments by saying that I am a serious, experienced, ambitious home cook. I have good knife skills, good time management, a large repertoire and I have taken at least twelve... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Unfortunately I could only fit in the Chef's demonstration class during my trip, but it was a lovely evening seeing the lively and humorous chef in his element, all very ably translated, and culminating in a tasting accompanied by a glass of wine. You get a little pack with the list of ingredients, a pen and a postcard. Next time... More

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