Boulevard de Paris at Harrods

By Emma Day 24 August 2012

Ever wanted to learn how to make a delicate French fancy or put together a sumptuous gourmet banquet? Then join us in the Harrods Kitchen this month for a series of exclusive events at the Cookshop.


First up is an exclusive cooking lesson with Franck Hiss, Head Pastry Chef of Ladurée UK. You will learn how to create your own French fancies, before being escorted to Ladurée on the Ground Floor to enjoy a flute of pink Champagne and a cake of your choice. Each session lasts 90 minutes and tickets cost £72.50. Book your place through the Concierge desk on +44 (0)20 7225 6874.

Dates: Sunday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd September 2012
Time: Choose between 12.30pm -1.30pm and 2pm - 3pm
Location: The Kitchen, Second Floor

L’atelier des Chefs and Staub

L’atelier des Chefs cooking school is offering a unique cook-and-dine experience, during which you will learn how to prepare a delicious meal in just 30 minutes. Reservations are required and can be made by emailing

Dates: Saturday 1st, 8th and 22nd September 2012
Time: Choose between 12 noon, 1.30pm and 3pm
Location: The Gourmet Cookshop, Second Floor

Richard Bertinet and Le Creuset

Ever dreamed of opening your very own pâtisserie? Learn from the best as French chef and master baker Richard Bertinet demonstrates how to make beautiful French delicacies. Richard will also be available to sign copies of his book Pastry.

Date: Saturday 22nd September 2012
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm
Location: The Kitchen, Second Floor


Francophiles will adore confectionery brand Canasuc’s pop-up shop, which comprises an entire city of Paris landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Moulin Rouge, all of which are handcrafted entirely from sugar. Dates:

From Saturday 1st September 2012
Time: All day
Location: Escalator 5, Second Floor


Become au fait with a number of authentic French dishes, including macaroons, soufflés and omelettes, as avant-garde cookware brand Mastrad demonstrate using some of their top products.

Dates: Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th September 2012
Time: 11am – 7pm

Location: The Kitchen, Second Floor


You’ll be a whizz in the kitchen with help from Magimix, who will be in-store demonstrating how to slice, dice, whisk, blend, juice and much, much more.

Dates: Saturdays 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd September 2012
Time: 12 noon – 7pm
Location: The Kitchen, Second Floor

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