Cooking Class: Crafting Elegant French Pastries

Learn new recipes for traditional French pastries in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Laura will elevate your baking skills as you discover how to make elegant and decadent desserts. 

Begin by preparing a delicate mini tart tatin dusted with sugar and fresh apples. Next, craft and roll cinnamon sugar palmiers for a savory treat. Learn how to prepare a French favorite: madeleines with brown butter and orange zest. End your lesson by creating light and airy cream puffs with an addictive crème pâtissière.


Mini Tart Tatin

With egg, flour, butter, sugar and apples

Cinnamon Sugar Palmiers

With flour and butter

Orange and Brown Butter Madeleines

With egg, flour, sugar and baking powder

Cream Puffs With Crème Pâtissière

With butter, egg, flour, vanilla and sugar

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGourmet, Date Night, French, Baking, Pastry
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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02 Dec 2022

Amazing experience. Lara is awesome

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07 Feb 2020

Wonderful food and lovely evening. Highly recommend.

$ 115 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: San Diego

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Chef Laura
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Chef Laura worked as a caterer and chef instructor after graduating with honors from the International Culinary Center. She hosts fun, exciting cooking classes that share her vast culinary knowledge and a host of varied cooking techniques. She’s an expert at maximizing flavor using seasonal ingredients to create truly beautiful dishes and invites her students to come prepared to elevate their cooking game.

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