Taste of Paris, the essential event for a gastronomic break
Published on 10 May 2018 in Paris
As a renowned world capital of gastronomy, it’s only right that Paris should host an outstanding gourmet celebration such as Taste of Paris, whose success grows from year to year. One of the major gastronomic events of the capital, Taste of Paris takes place from May 17th to 20th in the beautiful surroundings of the Grand Palais. And if your visit gives you an appetite, the districts around the Hotels du Pré are full of great places to eat.
A festival of wonderful flavours to taste
Taste of Paris, which brings together all the excellence of the Parisian gastronomic scene in one place, is an exceptional tasting experience offered by some twenty of the best chefs in Paris. First held in London in 2004, this culinary festival presents around 18 pop-up restaurants offering signature dishes and tempting desserts in small portions, ideal for sampling everything! The stands are open from 11:00 to 16:00 and in the evening from 19:00 to midnight, giving you plenty of time to enjoy tasty bites accompanied by excellent wines, beer or champagne. Attractive rates of between € 5 and € 12 allow you to indulge in the culinary delights without breaking the bank.
Master chefs prepare exceptional dishes for you
The event’s 2018 edition will celebrate two newcomers; the Italian chef Denny Imbroisi from the restaurant Epoca and the young pastry chef of the Ritz, François Perret. They will add their names to the already remarkable list of chefs such as Alain Ducasse, Cédric Grolet of Meurice, Christophe Michalak ... and all the new wave of trendy chefs. Taste of Paris also welcomes more than a hundred food producers and artisans, so you can discover and sample their products. And that’s not all, because Taste of Paris 2018 also offers exciting interactive cooking classes. Want to enjoy a mini Wagyu beef burger, lobster bisque with lemon verbena Baume des Anges, fresh pasta ravioli with black truffle, a caramel tray-bake, a salted butter caramel religieuse, a nutty trompe l'oeil ...? Then don’t miss the 4th edition of Taste of Paris!