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Le Foodist

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Located in central Paris, we offer French Cooking Classes, Market Visits, Patisserie Classes, Wine & Cheese Tastings and Hosted Gastronomic dining. All our events are in ENGLISH! Our experiences are unique as they not only involve intense tasting...more
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59 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris, France
Quartier Latin
+33 6 71 70 95 22
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Reviewed today via mobile

My wife and I thought taking a cooking class in Paris might be fun. It was WAY more than that. Our French version of “Bobby Flay” - Freddie was not only tremendously engaging but knowledgeable as well. My wife is a terrific cook, but even...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved Fred and Le Foodist. My wife and I came to Paris as a 50th Birthday present to each other. After a few days of touring and dinners out, we were looking for something different. Le Foodist was perfect. We had a great time...More

Thank AnthonyV1562
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mother and I took the cooking class with market visit. It was such a fun way to learn about French culture and bring back some cooking skills as well!! Fred is EXCELLENT!! He’s funny, animated and a wonderful chef. The trip to the market...More

Thank 543pamn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cooking class was just awesome, a true highlight of my visit to Paris. Frederic displayed professionalism, knowledge, humor, and he possesses that likability characteristic. I must say I learned a lot and look forward to practicing on the recipes we were taught. I recommend...More

Thank Terrance W
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour Terrance W, it is wonderful to read you learnt so much from your experience of a cooking class - and meal - with Frederic. Thank you for taking the time and for the many compliments overall to Le Foodist. Merci merci! (the other) Fred

Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I had such a wonderful time at Le Foodist. Frederic was an excellent instructor (and very funny as well) and the class is 5 stars. We truly enjoyed our time and the meals we prepared were delicious.

Thank Fabiola S
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour Fabiola S, many merci for your delicious review of your experience with Frederic :-) A la prochaine! Fred

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a week long Culinary adventure through Edible Destinations and they arranged several cooking classes at Le Foodist. I did the Macaroon, Croissant, 3 course meal and the French Desserts Classes. The 3 chefs were amazing and the different groups that I got...More

Thank Mary J
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour Mary J, It is such a delight to read how much you enjoyed your experiences at Le Foodist as described. And thank you for taking the time to compliment your three chefs in the process! I hope we will get the opportunity to welcome...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I flunked mashed potatoes, this cooking class was among the highlights of our Paris visit. You can show up for cafe and croissant and go out to buy the food (we skipped this part and glad because it was a cold day) and...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour TravebeeSantaFe_NM, thank you for nice review of your experience with Frederic. Indeed we travel to learn about other people's culture and this is something we love to share with our clients, beyond the cooking. And thank you for higlighting that beyond the class you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our lesson with Florence was beyond what I had hoped coe. Florence was experienced, patient, fun...an excellent instructor. I had taken a class in Chicago last year, but this time I really learned the process. The space was beautiful and added to the joy of...More

Thank Linda E
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour Linda E, thank yo u for your heartfelt of your expeirence learning how to make Macarons with Florence at Le Foodist - and thank you for your compliments to the space. It is truly wonderful to learn this was the hilight of your trip....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent my birthday in Paris at this cooking class. It's a birthday I will cherish and never forget. From the minute I arrived to fresh chocolate croissants and espresso, I knew it would be a great day. Fred was an outstanding chef and guide....More

Thank Shampeu
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Shampeu, it is so wonderful to read that we were able to make your birthday so special. Not only with all the delicious food but also all the cooking skills we too hope you will use at home. However wonderful to have a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

While I had a bit of trouble trying to find the location, the class was well worth it. We had a lot of fun learning a new way to make macarons. The instructor was very precise in his instructions but interjected humor into the process....More

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fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour weewalker, I am glad you enjoyed the special blend of precise instructions with humor that your Chef used to get you engaged through learning how to make perfect macarons. And I am sorry you had difficulty finding the location - even though it is...More

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from tr897 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Casual, comfortable clothes. I think closed shoes would be best because of the equipment used but I don remember if it was required.
March 10, 2018|
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Response from fredpouillot | Property representative |
Bonjour Ayisha, I believe we have now exchanged via email; but as per our terms and conditions our minimum age is actually 12 years old. Thank you Fred
February 11, 2018|
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Response from fredpouillot | Property representative |
Bonjour Denise F, actually your credit card is charged at the time of booking. So if that is a concern, I would suggest you book closer to your class date (provided you have flexibility in your schedule in case the class... More