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Paris By The Glass:
Paris By The Glass offers wine tastings and gourmet food walks in Paris, vineyard tours and other delicious adventures in France. Taught in English by Preston Mohr, our tastings, tours and classes give you the chance for an intimate view of French food and wine culture.

Wine Tasting & French Cooking Classes:
- Taught in English for individuals and small groups.

Wine Tastings & Classes in Paris:
Learn more about French food and wine in a friendly and warm atmosphere. Course options include:

- Wine & Cheese Course
- Chef’s Table Wine Pairing Dinner
- Sparkling Paris & Champagne Course 

Gourmet Food & Wine Walking Tours In Paris:
Explore Paris and shop like a local while you learn more about French food and wine, tasting along the way. Course options include:

- Bordeaux To Burgundy Wine Walk
- Paris Market Walk
- Paris Chocolate & Pastries Walk
- Modern Parisian Palate Walk
- Baguette To Bistro Gourmet Walk

Vineyard Day Trips From Paris:
Leave the big city behind while we visit the Champagne region or the Loire Valley and experience their wines, food and rich culture. Course options include:

- Champagne Day Trip From Paris
- Loire Valley Experience

At-Home Wine and Gourmet Tastings & Private Events:
Allow us to customize a wine tasting in the comfort of your home or rental apartment. We come to you with everything needed for you to learn while enjoying France.

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The French House Party, Carcassonne
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• The Gastro Academy at The French House Party is a high-calibre residential French cookery school near the beautiful city of Carcassonne, in the Languedoc-Roussillon area of South West France.

• Carcassonne is only 50 miles from Toulouse which has an international airport. Ryanair also fly directly to Carcassonne from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, and Paris Beauvais international airport.

• Gastro Academy provides all-inclusive cooking holidays for individuals and groups from around the world. Cookery classes, taught in English and French, are suitable for anyone passionate about food (from beginners to experienced cooks).

• Our culinary vacations combine superb accommodation (with swimming pool, tennis court & boules pitch), top-quality food, and award-winning Michelin-star French chefs as tutors.

• Recommended in the book “The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life”, we offer scheduled French cooking vacations through Spring, Summer & Autumn, and also tailor-make cookery holidays for groups of 6 or more food & wine enthusiasts, culinary students, hospitality professionals and seniors.

Testimonial:
‘We chopped, braised, stirred, blended and peeled but, most of all, learnt loads in a few days. If you’ve ever been to a house party, this one will top the lot..The French House Party is an exceedingly well-run company..the attention to detail is simply superb’.
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• Cuisine in Brief:
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3-day dessert cooking course.
Pauline Fraisse Art & Culture, Paris
Courses / Programs
• Pauline Fraisse Art & Culture offers year-round and summer drawing and painting classes & workshops in central Paris for adults, tourists, artists, art students, children and families at beginner to advanced levels.

• Classes are taught in English or French to students from around the world.

• Mediums include drawing with colored pens & pencil/ ink, sketching with pencil, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, mixed media & oil painting.

• Subjects and themes include traditional French architecture, modern architecture, modern life, real life, still life, motion, imagination.

• My comfortable studio is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, a chic & refined neighborhood on the Left Bank (South Side) of the River Seine (near the Eiffel Tower, the Invalides, and the famous pedestrian street Rue Cler, and the Pont Alexandre III bridge).

• It is also conveniently close to the metro stations Ecole Militaire and La Tour-Maubourg (Metro Line 8).

• In suitable weather, we continue sketching outdoors (I lend folding stools to the students), either on Rue Cler, or at the Champ de Mars (Eiffel Tower), or at the Invalides.

• It is a good way to explore Paris, discovering places that one wouldn't necessarily have gone to using a guidebook or following regular tours.

Student Testimonial:

"Pauline is lovely and fresh and efficient. I learnt so much from her, in such a short time, and in such a fun and interesting way. I felt inspired for weeks in a row by what I learnt from her."
- Anna
Art Classes / Workshops in Paris for adults & children:
For beginner to advanced students

• 3-hour customized courses for 1 to 4 adults, at the studio & outdoors (if suitable), twice a week (Tuesdays & Fridays).

• Classes for children & teens at the studio on Wednesdays, 1 to 4 participants/class:
- 90 minute class for children (ages 5 - 17)
- 1 hour course for small children (ages 3-4)

• Private art classes available on request

• Corporate / Team Building Workshops

• Painting day-trip for friends / family to Giverny in northern France at the famous gardens & home of impressionist painter Claude Monet
Tastes of Provence
Courses / Programs
Enjoy a gourmet tour or a quality cooking course in France with Tastes of Provence! Located in Aix-en-Provence in southeastern France, Tastes of Provence provides themed tours, cooking classes and pastry classes for adults from around the world.

You will receive a unique insight into this magical region from your gourmet guides. You will stroll through the historic streets, tasting local specialties, visit food shops, and learn bits of history as you go.

Every tour includes a trip to the 700 year old marketplace of Aix-en-Provence, where you can meet the local farmers and sample their amazing food products.
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Ducasse Education, Paris
Courses / Programs
• Improve your cooking prowess with an intensive culinary arts course taught in English or French by world-renowned chefs! 

• Ducasse Education is a top culinary and pastry school that provides short and longer-term cooking programs to locally-based students, French students, and international students.

• Our two schools are Centre Formation Alain Ducasse, situated in Argenteuil, a north-western Paris suburb, and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie, in Yssingeaux in south-central France.

• At Ducasse Education, you get to learn from top level chef instructors in hands-on classes (maximum of 12 students). Our courses also provide unique professional experience within a French restaurant.

• Ducasse Education was founded by Alain Ducasse - the legendary award-winning chef & restauranteur, whose restaurants had a total of 21 Michelin stars in 2014.

• Our four fully-equipped professional kitchens offer students the opportunity to improve existing skills or to develop new cooking techniques.

• Dedicated to training, they are the dream kitchen of any cook, and the ideal tool for performing creative, quality cooking.

Student Testimonial:
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- Paschalis Paschali, Practicing Chef
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Le Gargantua, Gascony
Courses / Programs
Learn traditional French culinary skills with a cooking holiday in south west France!

Located in the beautiful region of Gascony, just 1 hour drive south east of Bordeaux and 1.5 hours north west of Toulouse, Le Gargantua provides hands-on cooking classes and patisserie classes taught in English to students from around the world.

The owner Marlene Deparis teaches classic French cuisine and French pastry by explaining the interaction of ingredients within each dish, not by following a recipe to the dot.

You can learn about all kinds of traditional French dishes and techniques on our seasonal cooking courses, from stews and sauces, bread to pâtés, quiches, and mousses.

In addition, you can choose to learn to make classic French pastry like macaroons, eclairs, croissants or millefeuilles on our patisserie courses. We even offer to show you how to prepare confit, foie gras, and rillettes on our fat duck course.
Patisserie Courses:
- 5-night Residential Patisserie Courses
- 3-night Residential Patisserie Courses
- 1-day Patisserie Courses
- Half-day Patisserie Courses

Seasonal Cooking Course Holidays:
- Spring; Summer; Autumn; Winter

Fat Duck Course:
- 3-night Residential Course

Cooking Events:
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Paris American Academy
Courses / Programs
Paris American Academy (PAA) is an accredited private institution of higher learning offering bachelor degree, semester abroad and summer programs in Fashion, Fine Arts and Interior Design to students from around the world searching for quality career education in these fields.

Established in 1965 by Richard Roy, PAA is located less than a kilometer from Notre-Dame Cathedral in the famous Latin Quarter of Paris, France. All of our programs are taught in English.

During their studies, students can benefit from a French language course integrated into their program.

We also offer a four-week English language course for international students and native French students at elementary to advanced levels of English. The course is designed to prepare them for further studies in English-speaking institutions.

The Paris American Academy is registered by the Académie de Paris, as a private institution of higher learning under the 12 July 1875 jurisdiction.

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- 4-month Fall & Spring Semester Abroad programs in Fashion; Fashion Merchandising; Interior Design

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