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Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Croissants

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Highlights
  • 3-hour croissant-making class in Paris
  • With guidance from the instructor, prepare light croissant dough from scratch
  • Learn handy tips to help you achieve perfect results every time
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Paris Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Croissants
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Croissant Afternoon ClassMost Popular
Croissant afternoon class, starting at 3pm on Mondays and Thursdays.
$126.89
Croissant Morning Class
Croissant morning class, starting at 10:00am on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays.
$126.89
Overview
The buttery croissant is a staple in French bakeries. Learn how to make this local favorite yourself during a 3-hour cooking class in the captial of French cuisine: Paris. With assistance from your expert instructor you'll learn the tricks to making a fluffy, flaky and perfecty folded croissant every time. Still hungry? Try your hand at making pain au chocolat. You'll have an opportunity to sample your fresh-from-oven results when they're through baking, along with some hot coffee or tea.
What to Expect
Choose the class time to suit your schedule, then head to the cookery school in central Paris to begin your croissant class. The humble croissant is a pastry popular across the whole country, but learning how to bake a perfect batch every time requires practise and a little inside knowledge.
Follow step-by-step instructions and learn how to make fluffy croissant dough from beginning to end. With hands-on guidance from your instructor, master the art of the fold and discover how to get great results every time. Then, pop your croissants in the oven and watch them slowly rise. During your class you’ll also make pain au chocolat — a sweet pastry roll with chocolate filling.
After roughly two hours, when the baking is done, take your fresh pastries out of the oven and enjoy them with a cup of tea, coffee or juice. When you're finished, bid your instructor goodbye and receive a box of your creations to share with friends and family along with an electronic copy of the recipes in English.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
fun and yummy

Amanda was a wonderful teacher - she was professional and knowledgable - we were exposed to all the processes of croissant making - you can make plain or chocolate if you like - the class is a full three hours. i took my two boys...More

1  Thank jscott1717
Reviewed 1 week ago
Family Fun in the Kitchen

We came to Paris on a family vacation. Everyone got to choose a "must do" activity. Mine was a baking class. I keep my choice as a surprise for my family and no one was disappointed. We spend a fabulous morning in the kitchen with...More

Thank JP S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great experience!

We are so glad we chose to take the croissant-making class. It was a really fun activity to do with two teenage daughters. We arrived at Le Foodist at 10am and were offered coffee and tea while we waited to get started. The kitchen is...More

1  Thank Kirsten S
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Kirsten S, thank you for your great review of your experience learning how to make croissants under Hugo's expert guidance. Indeed once you have made croissant, you also know how much butter goes in them ... a secret bakers probably would like to keep...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Wonderful!

Our family of four (2 teenagers) had a wonderful experience at the croissant making class. The teacher was exceptional and she also gave us many tips to further our vacation experience in Paris. We highly recommend Le Foodist!

Thank Howard S
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Howard S, many thanks for the high recommendation! I am glad you were able to get tips on top of your technical instruction - one more reason to do this at the beginning of your stay. Cheers Fred

Reviewed July 10, 2018
second great experience with Le Foodist

This was my second class at Le Foodist (my first was macarons on a prior trip to Paris). Both classes have been excellent. The instructors have been easy to understand, patient, had a good sense of humor, and have been fun. I have gone both...More

Thank tellana1
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour tellana1, many thanks for coming twice and already planning to come again. This is highly appreciated :-) And many thanks for indicating that each time instructors were easy to understand, patient and with a sense of humor. These are important values to us. And...More

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