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Meeting the French

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30 Jul 2018
“Gourmet Walking Tour”
4 Jul 2018
“Wine and Cheese Tasting”
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Meeting the French is a Paris-based tourism agency offering gourmet tours, cultural experiences, French cooking classes, and much more! Whether it's your first time in France and you're looking for help planning the trip of a lifetime; or you're...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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75003 Paris, France
Le Marais
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+33 1 42 51 19 80
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my brother and sister in law with my husband to this class as a surprise - they loved it! Dominique was great and hospitable and taught us how to make a delicious 3 course gourmet meal. Exceeded expectations and we met another great couple....More

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JasonMTF, Director of Sales at Meeting the French, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, So glad you enjoyed your time with Chef Dominique! I'll pass along the message to him, thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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JasonMTF, Director of Sales at Meeting the French, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 5 January 2019

I cannot say enough positive things about our tour and its host, Davide. We had such a wonderful time and it was so much more comprehensive than expected. We were shown the *best* chocolatiers, boulangeries and patisseries in St Germain, and now we know why/how...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JasonMTF, Director of Sales at Meeting the French, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi dani6alifornia, Thanks for your review; we're glad to hear that you enjoyed the chocolates and pastries, as well as the company of your guide David! I've passed on your comments to David. Feel free to get back in touch with us on your next...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019

Anthony was an AWESOME guide - bringing me to chocolate, bread and pastry shops around the Saint Germain area - I learned a lot about the different types of sweets offered, as well as what some of the industry honors/awards/designations are AND got to taste...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TTTT5
JasonMTF, Director of Sales at Meeting the French, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI TTTT5, Thanks so much for your kind feedback! We're glad you enjoyed the tour and I've passed on your comments to Anthony. Don't hesitate to get back in touch for another great experience with us on your next trip to France!

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

I was expecting a predetermined set up however it was just going around to random chocolate stores asking for samples. Nice tour guide but this is disorganized and I think most people would have a similar expectation.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This class had more demonstrations than cooking but was informative, interactive and lots of fun. The baker is warm and funny, and helps you appreciate the art of French baking in just a few short hours. You do get to roll croissants, decorate and shape...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2018

How much fun was that. Dieter is the chef at Petit Mitterrand where we had our class. His sense of humor was not lost because he did not speak english. There was a wonderful translator who did a great job. We enjoyed the class of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was my second chocolate and pastry tour (although this one is not really so much about pastries). There were just the two of us on the tour and we had a fabulous time. This tour in the 1st was just delightful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

My sister and I had an amazing time on this 9am food tour around the Latin Quarter with our guide, Christine. I booked several food tours for our first time to this amazing city and this one started us off on the right foot. This...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I just got back from where I and 6 others were supposed to meet our tour guide to go on a gourmet food/walking tour in Paris. I booked the tour through TripAdvisor and received and email confirming the tour. Vitatour the company that books the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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