Top 16 Baking Workshops in Paris Compared (For All Levels)

Baking a Paris-Brest, macarons, or even mochis can be child’s play when you learn from the best!

Here are our selections of the best baking workshops in Paris. After one of these workshops, you will be able to amaze your family with recipes you learned from some of the best chefs in France.


If you are in a hurry, here are my top 3 recommendations in a nutshell:


Macarons Workshop at Galeries Lafayette

40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris

Macarons Workshop at Galeries Lafayette

In the middle of the 9th district, the famous Galeries Lafayette opens its doors for a workshop featuring macarons, little pastries made with almonds and meringue.

You will be greeted by a famous pastry chef who will supervise your every step so that you can relax and enjoy the process of making macarons.

Do not worry if you are a beginner: the chef’s instructions are easy to understand and every step is thoroughly explained.

After an hour and half, you will get to taste and take home your creations!

😍 We love: the advice from a professional pastry chef

💰 Price: €59 per person for an hour and a half

Info and Booking for the Macarons Workshop at Galeries Lafayette (site in French)


The Babka Workshop of Lili & Clo

60 rue de Cléry, 75002 Paris

Babka Workshop

In their eagerness to help you discover everything there is to know about baking, Lili & Clo offer the opportunity to learn about a specialty from Eastern Europe called babka. It is a sweet braided bread that is often eaten during celebrations.

Two friendly and caring pastry chefs will work with you during this three-hour workshop.

You will learn several techniques such as kneading bread both manually and automatically, making and braiding babka, and making delicious cinnamon rolls.

😍 We love: after the workshop, you will receive the recipe by email so you can make it as often as you want at home.

💰 Price: starting at €95 per person

Info and Booking for the Babka Workshop of Lili & Clo (site in French)


Lemon Meringue Pie Workshop of Lili & Clo

60 rue de Cléry, 75002 Paris

lemon meringue pie

Lili & Clo offers more than just a babka workshop; they also feature a lemon meringue pie workshop.

In this workshop, you will learn how to make each element of a lemon meringue pie, including the sweet dough, lemon cream, and meringue.

Additionally, you’ll learn essential pastry techniques such as lining a pie pan with dough and using a piping bag.

😍 We love: the workshop is quite complete and you will learn many techniques

💰 Price: starting at €79 per person

Info and Booking for the Lemon Meringue Pie Workshop of Lili & Clo (site in French)


“Le Fraisier” Workshop of Lili & Clo

60 rue de Cléry, 75002 Paris

fraisier workshop

Lili & Clo also offers a workshop on making a fraisier.

In this 2-hour workshop, you’ll learn the art of creating sponge cakes as well as mastering custard and mousseline cream.

You’ll also have the opportunity to get creative with the decoration of your fraisier.

Once your fraisier is done, you can enjoy tasting your creation and take home any leftovers.

😍 We love: you are completely free to decorate your fraisier as you want

💰 Price: starting at €79 per person

Info and Booking for the Fraisier Workshop of Lili & Clo (site in French)


Pastry Classes at Ecole Lenôtre

9 rue de Villeneuve 94150 Rungis

Lenotre workshop

Come and learn pastry-making at the École Lenôtre culinary arts school in Rungis.

Each workshop offers a different subject, allowing you to choose and make your favorite pastries based on the schedule.

Each workshop is 4 hours long and is led by a pastry chef. It begins with the chef presenting and explaining the recipe, followed by the hands-on baking session.

😍 We love: you are completely free to decorate your fraisier as you want

💰 Price: starting at €204 per person for a 4h-long class

Info and Booking for the pastry workshop at the Lenôtre school (in French)


Japanese Mochi Workshop

27 rue Saint Maur, 75011 Paris

Japanese Mochi Workshop

Would you like to try Asian sweets without leaving Paris?

It’s now possible thanks to Agathe and her mochi workshop. These little Japanese sweets are made of sticky rice and red bean paste.

Agathe, who supervises the entire workshop herself, welcomes you to her traditional teahouse for tea, a brief introduction to the recipe, and, of course, baking the mochis.

Agathe, who is great at both listening and explaining, takes the time to go over each step of the recipe and is happy to repeat the instructions if necessary.

You will not only get to make delicious desserts but will also learn about the process of making the ingredients for mochi. Agathe is always more than happy to share everything she knows with you!

😍 We love: a different version of the recipe is available for those who are lactose intolerant – just ask when you book.

💰 Price: starting at €70 per person for an hour and a half

Info and Booking for the Japanese Mochi Workshop (site in French)


Dorayaki Workshop

27 rue Saint Maur, 75011 Paris

Dorayaki Workshop

Did you like the mochi workshop? If so, it’s not the only one that Agathe offers!

Let’s stay a little longer in Japan by learning about another Japanese specialty: a little pancake filled with anko (a red bean paste) known as dorayaki.

After a theoretical introduction, you will learn how to prepare and handle the dough before filling it with anko to make thick, tasty pancakes.

Enjoy a one-and-a-half hour workshop under the expert guidance of Agathe, who always adjusts to whomever she is teaching and cares about her students. After this workshop, you will be able to bake and eat delicious dorayaki any time you want!

😍 We love: the ganache cream that goes with the dorayaki.

💰 Price: starting at €70 per person

Info and Booking for the Dorayaki Workshop (site in French)


Baking Class “Le Praliné” at the Ducasse Cooking School

64 rue du Ranelagh, 75016 Paris

Le Praline at the Ducasse School

Founded by the famous chef Alain Ducasse, the Ducasse School will teach you how to prepare delicious desserts made of praline, a tasty paste made from sugar, almonds, hazelnuts, and chocolate.

With the help of a pastry chef, you will learn everything there is to know about praline while baking a Paris-Brest, the famous pastry made from almonds and hazelnuts.

😍 We love: the workshop is open to people of all skill levels.

💰 Price: starting at €99 per person for 2 hours

Info and Booking for “Le Praliné” Workshop at the Ducasse School (site in French)


Baking Classes with Anne Wilmet

12-14 rue Basfroi, 75011 Paris

Anne Wilmet studied at the Lenôtre Cooking School and is now eager to share her love for baking. That’s why she offers a wide selection of private baking classes in small groups so that she can give each participant the advice and help they need.

The workshops usually last for an afternoon (from 3 to 4 hours) and are very diverse.

You can choose the class that works best for you and learn how to prepare pies, Saint-Honoré cakes (made of layers of choux pastry and cream), viennoiseries, or millefeuille.

Please note that Anne Wilmet’s classes are highly sought after, so they are often fully booked several weeks in advance. If you want to attend on a certain date, make sure to plan ahead.

😍 We love: despite the success of the workshops, some of the classes are specifically dedicated to basic pastry techniques for beginners.

💰 Price: starting at €95 per workshop

Info and Booking for Anne Wilmet’s Pastry Classes


La Cuisine – Paris

80 Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville, 75004 Paris

If you want to help your English-speaking friends discover French pastries or just want to improve your own skills in the language of Shakespeare, the classes at La Cuisine Paris are made for you.

Viennoiseries, choux pastries, baguettes, and soufflés: the class selection is diverse and each class is taught entirely in English. It’s the perfect opportunity for English speakers to discover the fundamentals of French baking.

The chefs will answer all your questions as well as share their best tips during this fun and educational workshop.

😍 We love: since the classes are in English, participants get to meet travelers from all around the world who share a love of French baking.

💰 Price: starting at €109, most classes last three hours

Info and Booking for La Cuisine Paris Baking Classes


Organic Macarons Workshop

175 rue Legendre, 75017 Paris

Organic macarons workshop

Macarons are delicious, but they’re even better when they’re made with local organic ingredients!

That’s what Vouthy (a pastry chef) and his mother Kanika offer at their family bakery.

Everything is made with top-quality local and seasonal products at their cute teahouse in the 17th district.

During the workshop, every pastry chef in the making will get to bake around fifteen macarons to enjoy later at home.

While the macarons are cooking, you’ll get to enjoy drinks and snacks from the teahouse.

Participants of all ages are welcome to try their hands at baking macarons in this two-hour workshop at Kanika and Vouthy’s teahouse!

😍 We love: all the macarons are made without butter or gluten.

💰 Price: €74 for a 2h-long workshop

Info and Booking for the Organic Macarons Workshop


Vegan Pastries with Marie

60 Rue de Cléry, 75002 Paris

Vegan Pastries workshop

In the workshop of Lili & Clo, you’ll also find Marie, who specializes in creating 100% vegan pastries.

Known as Marie Sweet and Sour on social media, Marie has been vegan since 2013 and possesses an impressive depth of knowledge on the subject, which she is eager to share with you.

During the workshop, you’ll learn how to make a completely vegan tart, from the dough to the topping. You’ll have the option to choose between a lemon tart or a custard tart.

If Marie’s workshop inspires you to delve deeper into vegan pastry-making, she also maintains a blog filled with numerous vegan recipes!

?  We love : Marie’s motivation and good mood

💰 Price: €80 for 2 hours

Info and Booking for Marie’s Vegan Pastries Workshop  (site in French)


L’Atelier des Chefs (The Chefs’ Workshop)

  • 10 Rue de Penthièvre, 75008 Paris
  • 27 Rue Peclet, 75015 Paris
  • 20 Rue Saint-Lazare, 75009 Paris
  • 8 Rue Pernelle, 75004 Paris

L’Atelier des Chefs offers classic baking classes in their four locations in Paris. They also offer unusual workshops, such as preparing multiple recipes that are centered around one seasonal fruit, or preparing a selection of desserts that are perfect for summer.

You’ll be under the guidance of chefs who adapt to the levels of the participants and a friendly and organized staff who know how to make you feel comfortable.

😍 We love: the numerous workshops that are organized almost every day.

💰 Price: starting at €79 per person for a two-hour workshop

Info and Booking at L’Atelier des Chefs (site in French)



123 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris


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For an exquisite chocolate experience, Atelier C and chocolate maker Christophe Berthelot-Sampic invite you to share their passion for chocolate during one of their exceptional workshops.

You will discover chocolate and its different flavors, make your own chocolate bar from start to finish, and learn about the techniques and processes used when making chocolate.

Atelier C will turn you into a chocolate expert.

Christophe is a talented and passionate chocolate maker who will gladly share all his knowledge with you along with many fun facts and little stories.

😍 We love: the exceptional quality of the products and the originality of the chocolate flavors.

💰 Price: starting at €49 for an hour or €99 for two-and-a-half hours

Info and Booking at l’Atelier C


Christophe Michalak Baking Classes

60 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75010 Paris

If you are looking for high-level baking demonstrations, Christophe Michalak and his team’s masterclasses are made for you.

During these classes, you will watch a chef prepare three of Christophe Michalak’s recipes. You can interact with the chef and ask all the questions you want during the demonstration.

Unlike many workshops, the main goal of these masterclasses is not to give you hands-on experience. The classes are meant to explain the exceptional recipes of Chef Michalak in great detail.

The chefs will patiently answer all of your questions so that you will be able to make the recipes at home.

A professional team, high-level pastries, and quality lessons: that’s what you can expect from Christophe Michalak’s masterclasses.

😍 We love: you get to try the pastries made by the chefs during the classes.

💰 Price: €140 for three hours with a chef from Christophe Michalak’s team

Info and Booking for Christophe Michalak Baking Classes (site in French)


Chefsquare Baking Classes

40 rue Sedaine, 75011 Paris – 10 rue du Bourg l’Abbé, 75003 Paris


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At Chefsquare, they believe that the best place to bake is a fun and relaxed workshop where you feel at home.

Chefsquare offers a wide variety of classes with multiple themes like seasonal pastries or Greek or Japanese baking workshops. Everyone is sure to find something they like.

Most of the workshops last for two to three hours. If you are very ambitious, you can also try a one-day session that teaches all the basic techniques of baking.

Perfect for an outing with friends or family, the workshops at Chefsquare will give you the skills to make some of their best recipes at home.

😍 We love: the diversity and originality of the workshops.

💰 Price: from €72 to €220

Info and Booking at Chefsquare