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Le Foodist

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“market visit”(85 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

My daughter and I took the baguette class with Pasrtry Chef Florence. It was my favorite excursion on our trip. Florence was a wonderful teacher who taught us a lot. She explained things very well and was very pleasant and personable too. We had a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Of the two cooking classes I took during this visit to Paris, this one was the more enjoyable. Our chef, Frederique was funny and very engaging with our class of 12. This was a good hands on session with everyone involved in the process. Before...More

Thank CaliforniaCrisc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dr. Fred Pouillot's excellent and entertaining class, complete with a visit to an open market came at the end of a gastronomic trip through the Dordogne for my wife and me. Of course, it would have been better had it been at the beginning of...More

Thank GordonNewby
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our favorite activity in Paris—really fun to learn about a culture through sharing and laughing while cooking with Fred. Beautiful neighborhood, beautiful market, beautiful kitchen.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really a first rate business. The market visit was so educational and allowed for sampling of cheese. The actual cooking class was a bit rushed (we didn't actually get to see/cook the finishing touches of the dinner and dessert course) and I think a little...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just got back from my 1st trip to Paris and the cooking class was our first event. I have to say this was one of the highlights of my trip. LeFoodist was easy to find, it's clean & Chef Fredrick is hilarious! He made everyone...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We (two couples) were traveling all around France for two weeks, so the day before we departed from Paris, we decided to check out the “Discover France in Six Glasses” course. It was a fantastic class and we learned a lot about the regional French...More

Thank oceaneyyes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great environment, great host and teacher, great final product. Did I mention this was GREAT? Had a wonderful time. Went with a friend and there was a married couple there too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Foodist is a real gem and Fred is delightful, playful and a great conversationalist. The instruction is a great balance between novice and intermediate. The best part is the quaint surroundings, you feel like you are attending a dinner party as someone's home while...More

1  Thank jlmey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been the highlight of our trip to Paris. Our Chef Fred magically transformed an ordinary cooking class into an exciting entertainment evening. He is an experienced chef and a gifted actor who managed to engage everyone in his kitchen, including my two teenage...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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29 July 2018|
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Response from T R | 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.
Ayisha D
10 March 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
Denise F
12 February 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