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French Baking Class: Baguettes and Croissants in a Parisian Bakery

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    Make your way to your traditional bakery in the heart of Paris, where you'll go into the kitchens for a behind-the-scenes lesson to learn the secrets of French bread.

    A Parisian baker guides you through the lesson, during which you'll make two different kinds of baguettes as well as buttery, flaky croissants. Watch as your instructor demonstrates the proper techniques for preparing and handling dough, and then try your hand at recreating what you've just seen — with help as you need it. As you watch and work, listen to your instructor's tips to glean the secrets of French baking.

    The pay-off for all your hard work is in taking your own freshly-baked baguette out of the oven and tasting it while it's still warm. When the workshop is finished, you'll have a baguette to take with you for a later picnic, as well as the recipes and know-how to recreate the experience in your own kitchen at home.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was such a fun experience. We learned a lot, but it was also really incredible to get behind the scenes in a bakery and see the set-up. Didier was funny and clearly enjoys having pupils, so it is never dull. I would recommend this...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Carla B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was so much fun. My family and I were looking forward to this but had no idea we would have enjoyed it so much. Chef Didier's passion for baking comes through clear as a bell even without the translator. He was incredibly entertaining and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank bigfatreddog
    Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

    This was a really fun experience. The baker was friendly, funny and interacted well with the guests. I highly recommend it!

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank rachelhT3393OG
    Reviewed 15 March 2019

    Wow! What an amazing class. My husband and I had the best time at Le Petit Mitron. Chef Didier had such a passion for his baking that was evident in the care he put into teaching us. We found ourselves not wanting it to be...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank amandatfree
    JasonMTF, Manager at Meeting the French, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2019

    Hi Amanda, Thanks so much for your feedback! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with Didier, and appreciate you taking the time to let us know. We'll be sure to pass on your kind message, and we hope that you enjoy baking at home...More

    Reviewed 5 February 2019

    Absolutely perfect adventure for novice and experienced bakers alike. Chef Didier gives you a terrific hands on opportunity to learn the skills to create your own baguettes and croissants at home. Even though Chef only speaks French, nothing was lost in translation because of wonderful...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    2  Thank reparrin
    JasonMTF, Director of Sales at Meeting the French, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

    Hi reparrin, Thanks for your kind words! Nobody ever thinks to mention the translator in their reviews so I'm truly touched! Didier and I are both glad you had a wonderful time, and the next time you're in Paris don't hesitate to reach out to...More

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    Chef recommended this class for children. We plan on taking our 8 year old grandson in September.
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    • Duration: 2h
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
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