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Provence Gourmet

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A superb experience in being and eating French

We shared a wonderful, delicious experience with Gilles and a newly wed couple. The beginning... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RestonTraveler
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Reston
Fantastic Day

If you like French food, you'll love this all day experience - even if your cooking skills are... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Vicki S
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Oakton, Virginia, United States
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-Cooking class & lunch in your host home -Town & market visit -Meeting the local Producers & buying food -Going to the vineyard to get wine & cheese -Free transportation Step in my Provencal Shoes Cooking & enjoying lunch together in my Aix en...more
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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300 avenue Giuseppe Verdi | Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We shared a wonderful, delicious experience with Gilles and a newly wed couple. The beginning, shopping in a village market was preceded by a short briefing about the meal we would prepare and the produce and products we would purchase. Artichokes, nectarines, olive oil, beans,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our time at the market, winery, and cooking with Gilles. His home in the country was a nice reprieve from the city. The food was fantastic! We were too full for dinner that evening.My only suggestion would be to have the group...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like French food, you'll love this all day experience - even if your cooking skills are minimal. From the market to the winery to Gilles' home, where we prepared the meal, this was a perfect day. Gilles planned a meal that provided everyone...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a solo traveller, and so enjoyed spending a whole day with Giles and the other 7 participants in the cooking class experience! Meeting at the fabulous market in the square in Aix, and picking our produce for the day, then chopping, grinding, stirring...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I joined Gilles for an all-day cooking class during our honeymoon, and we had a wonderful time! Gilles runs a very professional operation--he has a comfortable van to shuttle us from the pickup location to the vineyard and then to his home,...More

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Gilles C, Propriétaire at Provence Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jennifer thank you for your very kinds comments concerning the experience I propose. Merci !! Lot's of happy cooking to you. GILLES

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Provence Gourmet was fun and we enjoyed the day learning how to make “bouillabaisse “. Not only did we learn a lot, we got to make new friends , and experience Marseille! Overall the whole experience was wonderful and a great way to be exposed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous time! Gilles was great about providing a well-rounded experience: time spent in the market picking up items for your meal; a winery visit; and of course, the meal preparation itself. It was nice to also get a little tour of the countryside...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

So fortunate to have spent the day with our host and chef extraordinaire "Gilles" and our six new friends at the most fabulous culinary experience! We met Gilles, discussed our menu and proceded to the market to collect our fresh ingredients. From beautiful fruits and...More

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Gilles C, Propriétaire at Provence Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you Julia for your very kind comments. Gilles

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Cooking and eating was such a great way to learn about Provence! Shopping at the local fruit and vegetable market, visiting the bread maker, the butcher, and a great winery compiling ingredients to make local dishes at Gilles home! I can't wait to cook the...More

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Gilles C, Propriétaire at Provence Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Merci Heather ! Glad you'll replicate those recipes !

Reviewed 30 August 2018

So much fun! Started at the outdoor market, bread shop, and winery. Spent the rest of the day in Giles outdoor kitchen creating delicious food that I am excited to recreate in my kitchen. Terrific group and tour. A highlight of our French tour.

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Gilles C, Propriétaire at Provence Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you very much Karen !!!

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timneh2018
4 March 2018|
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Response from Gilles C | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for getting in touch with me. My food & cooking experience is organized for groups from 2 to 8 participants. If you wish to join a public class the price is 150€ for the day. For a private class the price... More
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judyd222
17 January 2018|
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Response from Fathersontravelers | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a hotel that we were very unsatisfied with, so I can't help you there. But I can tell you that the cooking class we took with Gilles was one of the highlights of our trip. Don't miss it.
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StacyA453
16 April 2017|
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Response from StacyA453 |
Merci Gilles! - Thank you for getting back to me. I will book on your website then. It will have to be the 22nd.. as we head down the coast the morning of the 26th. We loved your reviews - as there is a very personal... More
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