La Belle Ecole
7, rue Scheffer, in the 16th.
01 47 04 50 20.
For classes in French food, elegance and tradition, including workshops on flowers, etiquette, beauty, wine tasting, table design and much, much more. This place has it all. 70 euros and up. [email protected]
Cook’n with Class (pictured above)
21, rue Custine. 01 42 55 70 59.
Rated the No. 1 activity in Paris by TripAdvisor—wow, now that’s saying something, considering this class beat out the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre!
For the serious chefs, there’s Cordon Bleu or the Ritz Escoffier—be sure to book well in advance.
Meeting the French
A cool concept. Offers meals and sometimes cooking classes with Parisians in their homes.
On Rue Tatin
American author Susan Loomis, who wrote the charming book On Rue Tatin, offers cooking classes in Paris and Normandy, as well as in some US cities.
Her cooking classes sell out one or more years in advance, so get on her list if you are a Wells fan.