After many years of working abroad in Mexico, Canada, & the United States as an executive chef of high-end international hotels, our head chef-instructor, and your culinary guide, Chef Eric Fraudeau returned to his native France. He opened his first French cooking school, Cook’n With Class Paris in 2007 in Paris with a passion to share his many years of expertise with fellow food lovers from around the world. He strongly believes that to truly understand a culture, you need to know its food. Visiting the markets is a good way to start.
With his wife Yetunde and a staff of professionally trained chefs, he brings you culinary delights in form of food & wine experiences both in-person and online. Join chef Eric for a culinary vacation in France and Spain or for our cooking and baking workshops during which he will be more than happy to share his 40+ years of culinary knowledge with you always in small groups and always with a generous heart and a warm smile.
OUR FRENCH COOKING CLASSES UZÈS
6 days of cooking, baking, touring, and tasting. Hands-on French cooking classes. Explore markets, visit producers, and be immersed in French cuisine. All skill levels are welcome. 7-nights lodging included.
6 days of cooking, tapas, wine, & flamenco in Andalusia. A culinary tour in Seville for food & wine lovers. Explore markets, taste with us & enjoy! All skill levels are welcome. 7-nights lodging included.
Take part in private online cooking classes with friends & family. We’re bringing great cooking experiences straight into your home kitchen through an interactive online cooking class. Cook along with your chef, ask questions, and enjoy!
A 2-day virtual bread baking course taught by chef Eric. Master the art of bread baking from the comfort of your home kitchen. A bread-baking course for all lovers of great, homemade bread. Come bake delicious bread with us!
An online Pâte & Terrine course for charcuterie lovers. Interactive, relaxed, & hands-on cooking with Chef Eric as your guide. You’ll learn to prepare a variety of pâtés and terrines from start to finish – Vegetable, Meat, & Fish-based.
Tapas, apéro, aperitivo, whatever you call it, this is one delicious class. Come and learn Provencal and Mediterranean small plates to accompany your next cocktail hour. Perfect for those looking for appetizers to add to their menus.
A FREE virtual French dessert demo where French tea cakes & cookies are the starts. We’ll prepare, madeleines, French cookies, & gluten-free cakes, and more. Yummy, hands-on, and interactive. Join us from your home kitchen!
Meet your chef for lunch or dinner in France in this online French cooking class. We’re bringing the taste of France to your home kitchen. Prepare a delicious French recipes. Learn French classics with us online.
Are you ready a bit of Olé? We’re taking you to Spain! Say hello to our online Spanish cooking class. A taste of Spanish cuisine beyond tapas. Prepare a delicious 3-course meal. LIVE, interaction, & fun. Come taste with us!
An online quick French bread baking class. Join our chef in preparing easy to make French bread rolls from the comfort of your home kitchen. This is a one day class. Learn bread recipes that you can customize & make your own.
A great sauce starts with a great stock. Come join us for this unique online Sauce Making class where we will help you perfect your sauce making from stock to finish. With the base of the French mother sauces as your building blocks, the options are countless.
FROM OUR PROVENCE BLOG
One of the questions, we get often at our French cooking schools when we talk about chocolate is, ”what kind of chocolate should I use?” Click here to find out.
Not everyone is lucky enough to find good bread easily, but with a bit of patience and perseverance, you could be making great bread at home. To inaugurate our upcoming bread master class, chef Eric talks a bit about the history of bread making and the good, the bad, and the ugly in the breads we eat almost daily.
So it turns out that tourists love snails as much as we do! Who knew. A great discovery for this French chef. So I’m sharing some recipes with you to try at home. Check it out.
The 6th of January marks the Epiphany – the day of kings, three kings day and what’s a holiday without food in France . . . certainly not French. Today and throughout the month of January, we enjoy galettes and its Southern cousin, the brioche des rois. Find out how to celebrate this day and pick up Chef Eric’s brioche recipe.
Ever wanted to start your own fruit and vegetable garden? I have. As a chef & a parent, where my food comes from is very important to me. So I’ve started off on the adventure of growing some of my own this year. Let’s see how I’m doing.