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Cook in Provence

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Best Culinary Trip Ever

My wife and I found Food Lover's Odyssey from an online search. We really had no prior experience... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Annapolis, Maryland
No better way to experience Provence than to cook with Chef Kathy

We spent a marvelous day in Aix-en-Provence cooking with Chef Kathy of "Cook in Provence". She... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
New York City, New York
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Aug 17, 2018
“Do not take the 'week's' class”
Jul 2, 2017
“Best Culinary Trip Ever”
Cooking Classes, food and market tours, French Pastry classes, 3-day, 5-day and week-long food and wine vacations in Provence and also in Italy with Chef Kathy. Classes and vacations are fun, educational and designed for all levels of cooks and...more
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Cours Mirabeau, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 7 85 53 81 59
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Sadly we cannot recommend the week's course. I took two very excited 16 year old girls who love baking to Aix en Provence to take part in the week's course with Kathy. It was planned as a very special event for my daughter's 16th birthday....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrina P, Owner at Cook in Provence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Sandy - I am very sorry that you feel this way. I must point out that there are many inaccuracies in your statements. The first being that you cannot speak first-hand about anything that happened during classes as you were never there. I did have...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

My wife and I found Food Lover's Odyssey from an online search. We really had no prior experience with culinary tours but both loved the idea of going to Provence with a purpose.... enjoy the food and culture, and learn a few culinary techniques along...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We spent a marvelous day in Aix-en-Provence cooking with Chef Kathy of "Cook in Provence". She invited us into her home to prepare a fresh, delicious 4-course meal. There really is no better way to understand the culture and customs of a place than to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Kathy is such a friendly host - she showed us some really useful techniques, and took all of our requests into consideration. I'd really suggest that if you are planning a trip to Aix and you like cooking you include this in your plan. We...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

The last several reviews that have been posted are very similar to our own experience. We spent almost the entire day with Kathy, meeting her near the market, buying some of the groceries for the cooking class, and then preparing and eating the meal. We...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

We chose the Market Tour and Cooking Class. My daughter and I wanted to brag about doing a cooking course in France! What a treat. We were met by Kathy, and introduced to our 5 other cooking buddies, and a wonderful day followed. We thoroughly...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

My sister and I took a cooking class with Kathy in May when we were in Provence. It was wonderful. The market in Aix is incredible, We made chicken Provencal, a tart, stuffed zucchini, and roasted asparagus. We had a delightful dinner after all of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

I'm not much of a cook, but my friend and I decided we wanted to do some sort of cooking class in Aix and leave our families at home with the dads in charge. This was wonderful. We started out with a trip to the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank emmam819
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Our private group of six met with Chef Kathy Ayers a/k/a Food Lovers' Odyssey in the Aix food market circa 9 AM and after coffee and rolls spent the morning learning to select fresh fruit and vegetables in preparation for our afternoon cooking class and...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

My wife anD I did a pastry class with Kathy while in Aix for three days. The class ran a half day, and was with a small group (6 of us in total), we cooked three types of french tarts. I'd highly recommend the class...More

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16 February 2017|
Response from Katrina P | Property representative |
The price for a half-day cooking class is $120 per person ($480 for a group of 4 people). Yes, I can accommodate all food allergies and intolerance. To book a class or for additional information, please contact me via the... More