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Paris: Macarons Class, Teatime and To-Go Box

4.9 / 5

69 reviews

Activity provider: Le Foodist

Paris: Macarons Class, Teatime and To-Go Box

Activity provider: Le Foodist
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From US$ 121.33 per person

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Learn how to make perfect macarons at a 2-hour hands-on class in the Latin Quarter of Paris. Discover the art of authentic macarons, followed by a teatime of drinks, shared stories about French culture, and a to-go box full of your own creations.

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Duration 3 hours
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Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Learn to make macarons using the Italian meringues method
  • Create your own filling and learn how to pipe
  • Enjoy teatime stories over tea, coffee and a selection of your macarons
  • Leave with a to-go box of your own macarons
Full description
Discover the secret to making perfect macarons at a hands-on small group class in the heart of Paris. Typically groups are between 3 to 7 people, making for an intimate experience and full attention from your host. They will demonstrate and give detailed instructions on how to make macarons using the harder-to-master, but more reliable, Italian meringue technique. Learn to pipe, incorporate a color to your shells, and make a ganache or curd filling. Once done, sit down to a shared teatime of tea, coffee, fruit juices, and some of your creations. This is the time when your host will share the story of the macaron, and a couple of other interesting stories about French culture - often tongue in cheek. Before you depart, you will be loaded with a box of your very own creations, which you can share with your friends and family - or eat yourself over the next few days!
  • 2-hour macarons class with hands-on instruction
  • All cooking equipment and apron
  • Teatime, drinks, stories, and a box of your creations to take away
  • Recipes in English (hard copy and electronic copy)

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Le Foodist, 59 Rue Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • Children under 12 years old cannot participate, and only participants can enter the kitchen
    • Each child between 12 years and 16 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult
    • There are no crèche or childcare facilities
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    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 69 reviews

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    We had a wonderful afternoon learning to make macarons! Fanny was an amazing teacher. She was warm, patient, funny, and very knowledgable. She taught us many tips and tricks. My 12 year old daughter loved every minute of it and did I. We enjoyed meeting the others in the group and having a chance at the end to relax with a coffee and enjoy our creations. We also had plenty leftover to take a large box home to enjoy later. This experience is well worth the money and was one of our favorite parts of the trip.

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    July 3, 2022

    The class was fantastic. My two boys (14 and 15) really enjoyed themselves. My only issue was I paid for 3 people, but I was the assistant. I didn't have a spot to make my own macaroons. The other family was a party of 4 and only the two children actually made the macaroons, while their parents played the assistants. It was fine, because I did get a lot of pictures. I just feel their should be two kinds of cost. 1.. People who make the macaroons. 2. People who are observing or assisting.

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    June 10, 2022

    My daughter and husband loved this class! She loves home ec but because she has celiac she isn’t always able to participate, so this was a win win because it was 100% gluten free and safe for her plus she got to eat everything that she made! Instructor was kind and gave great instruction. Best was that it was a small intimate group.

    April 24, 2022

    Product ID: 48299