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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
From USD 127.75
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Croissant Afternoon ClassMost Popular
Croissant afternoon class, starting at 3pm on Mondays and Thursdays.
USD 127.75
Croissant Morning Class
Croissant morning class, starting at 10:00am on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays.
USD 127.75
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.
Reviews (34)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun- Hugo is an amazing teacher and chef and wonderful experience!

Our family of four took this croissants class with Hugo. He was amazingly patient with us and the process. We had so much fun as a family learning how to make these awesome pastries! Register for a class as soon as you can!

Thank GrandTour8448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great couples activity

My wife and took part in this class the day after arriving in the Pairs. Our class and instructor were great and English was excellent. Our class size was 6 but ended up being 4 after 2x no-shows. Croissant-from-scratch is time-consuming. In order to complete...More

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

Bonjour David B, thank you for your recommendation, and I am happy to read you would (hopefully will) attend another class at Le Foodist. Indeed people always leave with the croissants they do not eat, and as we make a lot of croissants, that means...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabulous croissant baking class!

I enlisted by husband, son and daughter-in-law to take this class with some concern that they wouldn't find it as exciting as I did. But chef Amanda engaged us all with the clear instructions and hand-on prep for every step of the process. And we...More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Class!

I was so excited when I found this class on line to take while visiting in Paris and Chef Amanda did not disappoint! Great instructions and all hands on training. Everyone in the class was able to participate in each stage of the cooking. The...More

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

Bonjour Cynthia O, thank you for your great review of your experience learning how to make croissants step by step with your chef Amanda. And indeed at the end of our baking classes you leave with all your creations (Croissants and Pain au Chocolat, or...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wonderful class on croissants

My decision to look for cooking classes in Paris happened about a week and a half before I left. Since I would be alone, I wanted a class at a cooking school rather than a private home. I love making bread and had made croissants...More

Thank Mary C
fredpouillot, Owner at Le Foodist, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Mary C, I am so glad you found the class with Hugo exactly what you needed to perfect your croissants making skills. And yes of course people can take photos / videos of what is happening so they can go back to those as...More

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