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Gastro Academy at the French House Party, Carcassonne:
Enjoy the summer experience of a lifetime with a cooking holiday in France! Gastro Academy at the French House Party is a high-calibre residential cookery school near the beautiful and historic city of Carcassonne in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of south-west France. We provide summer cooking courses, taught in English and French, to individuals and groups from all over the world. Suitable for total beginners to experienced cooks, our French culinary vacations combine superb accommodation, top-quality food, and award-winning Michelin-star French chefs as course tutors. Carcassonne is situated less than 50 miles from Toulouse with its international airport. Ryanair also fly directly to Carcassonne from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, and Paris Beauvais international airport.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).Summer French Cooking Courses:
- Cuisine in Brief:
2 night/3 day course that incorporates 10/11 hours of tuition
This course has an intensive and action-packed hands-on programme, cooking with an inspirational French master chef.
The maximum class size is 10, ensuring that you get the individual attention you need. This is a mini-option - perfect for corporate reward or incentive breaks!
- Gourmet Explorer:
5 night/6 day course that incorporates 17 hours of tuition
This course provides a unique opportunity to cook with two of France’s finest chefs, exploring regional delicacies, fine wines and delicious produce from the Languedoc region.
The maximum class size is 10, ensuring that you get the individual attention you need.
Both courses include:
Collection and drop-off at either Toulouse or Carcassonne Airport; accommodation in twin/double bedroom with private facilities; expert tuition from a master chef; a trip to the market where the chef will advise on how to select the best fresh and organic seasonal products; tasting local wines during a private vineyard visit; visit to Carcassonne’s La Cité which will give you a chance to look around the medieval walled city, and more.
Further Cooking Course options:
In addition to our summer courses, we offer scheduled French cooking vacations in Spring and Autumn.
We also tailor-make cookery holidays throughout the year for groups of 6 or more food & wine enthusiasts, culinary students, hospitality professionals and seniors.
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to
2019-01-09 were from:
Austin, Texas, USA;
Manchester, UK & England;
Phila, Chicago, Switzerland;
Fort Payne Alabama, USA;