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A Pastry Chef's Sweet Secrets of Paris

dessert tasting

A Pastry Chef's Sweet Secrets of Paris

264 reviews
Paused through 3rd of April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified), French
dessert tasting

A Pastry Chef's Sweet Secrets of Paris

dessert tasting

A Pastry Chef's Sweet Secrets of Paris

264 reviews
Paused through 3rd of April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified), French

What you'll do

COVID­-19 update Monitoring the current situation on a daily basis. Please PM me to confirm availability. Hand sanitiser and tissue are provided. Professional, disposable gloves are used in serving pastries. Crowded places are avoided. Any questions/concerns, feel free to ask. An artfully curated 7-course dessert tasting menu with a globetrotting pastry chef. The perfect off the beaten track food experience for families, couples & solo travellers who want to meet like-minded foodies in Paris. Create memorable moments and celebrate your special occasions in style with your loved ones through a secret food tour in Paris. Embark on a unique culinary journey in one of the city’s most charming, historic neighbourhoods, accompanied by a trained professional. Meet award-winning French pastry chefs. Indulge yourself in the taste of Paris through croissants, chocolates, bread and elaborate cakes. Learn the history behind them. Appreciate exactly how everything is made. "Michelle was extremely generous with her time. She took us to a range of the most amazing and delicious shops, introduced us to the chefs, and took us through the story of how everything is handcrafted, what makes it all different, and filled our stomachs with some of the most amazing desserts I had ever eaten. " (Julie, Dec 2019) PM for private bookings :)

Your host

Learn more about Michelle Ziling

Michelle Ziling

Began baking 8 years ago and professionally trained in French pastry in FERRANDI Paris, the most prestigious culinary school in France, I look forward to welcoming you in my favourite neighbourhood and sharing with you all the sweet secrets of Paris. Previously Sales and Marketing Manager for 5 years in Australia, Hong Kong and Paris, eating my way around the world (43 countries and counting). Currently an independent pastry chef and gastronomy consultant. Satisfaction guaranteed - as a qualified pastry chef, I personally host each and every one of our experiences and I always go out of my way to make sure you have the most magical time in Paris through French gastronomy. For the ultimate gourmet experience, book a private group. No fat, no fun!

What's included

Food
7 generous and delicious tastings on me, most are individual portions, the substantial cakes we will share amongst the group…
Drinks
One tea / coffee in a cute little Parisian café (drinks can be made hot or cold)

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Guest reviews

  • World-class host

    Rated top 10% worldwide for expertise.

  • Once-in-a-lifetime experience

    Rated top 10% worldwide for unique access.

  • Great way to meet people

    Rated top 10% worldwide for social connection.

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Where you'll be

The perfect immersion experience in French arts & culture, history and gastronomy. Generous food tasting combined with sightseeing & fun story-telling by a chef. Apart from 7-10 pastry/chocolate shops, fine food stores and traditional markets, we will also visit some of the most beautiful historic monuments in the neighbourhood along the way: literary cafés, Saint Sulpice Church, Jardin du Luxembourg, Covered Passages, art nouveau buildings...

This experience is available starting April 17, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until Friday 3 April due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

I will be in touch prior to our experience - please let me know of any food intolerances or allergies. If you're the only guest, it's a private tour :) tasting portions will be smaller though due to budget constraint. Light lunch is recommended for the afternoon teatime experience. Small group only.

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Michelle Ziling
A Pastry Chef's Sweet Secrets of Paris
264 reviews
From €55/person
264 reviews
From €55/person