Le Cordon Bleu Logo

Market Tour and Cooking


Duration: 5:30 hrs

Fruits and vegetables, quality meats and fresh cheeses will be featured during this workshop. Through a one-hour guided tour of a Parisian market with a Le Cordon Bleu Chef, you will discover the secrets of selecting the best fruits, vegetables and other local products.

This is an opportunity for the Chef Instructors to teach you how to properly select the products that will be used to prepare your favorite dishes and desserts. You will become a culinary expert able to select the best products from the market stalls. After this little stroll, it's time to prepare the dishes that you will taste with the Chef!

The Chef will reveal to you the secrets of cooking with fresh and seasonal products. The door of our "Market Visit and Cooking" workshop is open to everyone, whether you are a professional cook, curious, or a lover of good products.

Apron, tea towel and cooler bag “Le Cordon Bleu” are offered. A participation certificate will be given by the Chef at the end of the workshop.

On the menu:

18 May
Green asparagus, potato gnocchi, oven-dried tomatoes, fried black olives
Clos du Roy free range chicken fricassee with lemon verbena and preserved lemon, young broad beans, fondant potatoes with fennel, pearled jus

8 June, 22 June
Perfect egg, white asparagus cream with liquorice, pea shoots
Roasted rack of lamb with a parsley crust, pearled jus with rosemary, new spring vegetables

20 July
French green beans, white peach & small golden chanterelle mushrooms, fried red quinoa, tangy “ume” plum jus
Roasted rack of lamb with a parsley crust, pearled jus with rosemary, new spring vegetables

All short courses are taught in French and consecutively translated into English by a translator.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
During the day of the short course, you will benefit of 10 % discount at Le Café Le Cordon Bleu and at La Boutique, except on books (-5%).
10 to 15 minutes walk to get to the market.
Please contact us for more information.

Register for this workshop:

This course is now fully booked. Please click on the button below to be added to the waiting list.

The story behind Parisian markets

Paris, the capital of France, is a modern city. The markets have, however, retained their authenticity. The les enfants rouges market, in the 3rd district of Paris, still attracts a lot of city dwellers and tourists; proof that Parisians remain firmly attached to their heritage and culture.

Short Courses