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Learn how to prepare a French Meal

Learn how to prepare a French Meal

Duration:4 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Jean-Marie was lucky to have a mum - still alive at 98 - and two grandmothers who were exceptional cooks and a great-grandmother famous for her conserves. Jean-Marie's abilities to cook for his family and friends, from a simple omelette to a more elaborate dish out of one of his cookbooks, or recreating a recipe from of of his favourite restaurant are well documented on Instagram. Jean-Marie has…

What we’ll do

We will prepare a French inspired three course meal in my tiny but adequate kitchen, then share it around the generous dining table. Please book your seat for dinner separately. French Champagne and matching wines will be served. We will go into an extensive conversation about wine & food matching. Each participant will have a chance to join in the preparation of the meal, whether cutting…

What else you should know

If you have food allergies or a special diet, please mention it at time of booking and we will try to accomodate your special request.

What I’ll provide

French cooking class French inspired dinner and drinks to be booked separately via my experience: Dinner at a Frenchman's home

What to bring

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  • Passionate cooks

    Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.

  • Intimate settings

    Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.

  • Vetted by Airbnb

    Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.

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Where you'll be

Well, I believe you won't find another French Cooking Class in Sydney actually run by a Frenchman, at an affordable cost... We have had fantastic feedback from the two classes we ran at The Essential Ingredient in Rozelle and I have been the only French person running a French cuisine class at their venue. I prefer to run them now at home as I can run more of them and at a time/date of my choosing.


Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or under-cooked meats, poultry,…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.


This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

If you have food allergies or a special diet, please mention it at time of booking and we will try to accomodate your special request.
Learn how to prepare a French Meal
2 reviews
From $80/person
2 reviews
From $80/person