Christmas in Paris: Special Tours & Cooking Classes from Eye Prefer Paris

PARIS- Paris during the Christmas holidays is one of the most magical places in the world. Eye Prefer Paris Tours & Cooking Classes is celebrating the holiday magic by launching special Christmas Tours & Cooking Classes for the month of December.

Richard Nahem owner of Eye Prefer Paris tours, will personally lead private Christmas tours showing clients the magical shop windows, gleaming outdoor lights, beautifully decorated trees, and festive Christmas markets all through Paris. The tour includes visits to department stores Galeries Lafayette & Printemps, the Champs Elysees, gourmet shops Fauchon & Hediard on Place Madeleine, and the rue St. Honoré, with designer shops like Hermes and Lanvin. The tour also includes a mandatory hot chocolate stop at one of the top chocolate shops in the city.

Tours are three hours and are available either 11AM-2PM, or 3PM to 6PM, seven days a week, from November 29, 2010 to January 9, 2011 with the exception of December 25, 26, & January 1, 2. The cost is 225 euros for up to three people and each additional person 75 euros. Tours are private and limited to eight people.

Cooking Classes :
Cordon Bleu trained chef Charlotte Puckette of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes, has devised a spectacular five-course Christmas menu (see below) with traditional French holiday foods.
Sea Scallops with julienned celery root and garlic butter

Roasted quails with a foie gras stuffing

Roasted chestnut and potato pureé

Seasonal cheese course

Profiteroles with chocolate sauce

Kir Royal

Students are given a tour of a fresh local Parisian food market to shop for some of the ingredients and then go to Charlotte’s private commercial kitchen near the Eiffel Tower. Charlotte will assist and teach students in making the holiday feast and at the end of class, students dine on the menu they prepared and drink Kir Royal and wine.

Classes are offered Tuesday through Friday the month of December from 9AM to 2PM, with a minimum of two students, maximum of six. The cost is 200 euros per person.

Web site :
Contact: Richard Nahem
Email: Tel +33 6 3112 8620

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