I have been teaching students of all ages for over 16 years. Sharing time honored preparation techniques, the latest findings on foods and nutrition as well as time saving tips is a real passion for me. Join ME for cooking classes in McKinney, TX where good food and good fun are always on the menu. See you soon!



Joan Kelly
“I still can’t believe how much information you packed into the evening – and your beautiful home and gracious personality made it a really perfect night.”
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2017-12-03T15:19:43-05:00
“I still can’t believe how much information you packed into the evening – and your beautiful home and gracious personality made it a really perfect night.”
Tori Clark
One of the best cooking classes ever. The food was outstanding and I learned so much! Thank you, Lorie for your knowledge and expertise!
5.0
2018-11-20T15:02:56-05:00
One of the best cooking classes ever. The food was outstanding and I learned so much! Thank you, Lorie for your knowledge and expertise!
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March 2019

Food and Wine 2-Day Workshop- 2 seats OPEN

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Join me for an extraordinary 2- day culinary event and immerse yourself in good food and wine!  We will explore wine styles and pairings as we work side by side to prepare truly mouthwatering dishes. We will dine together as we taste wine varietals and enjoy the recipes. Dinner tastes can be enjoyed here or ... Read more

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April 2019

Let’s Make Dinner- Texas Tastes

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A new offering at the cooking school; come and make and enjoy a 4-course meal.  The fun begins with a CoCo-Light Martini as we will dive into our menu.  We will prepare and enjoy a Texas traditional Jalapeno Poppers will please a crowd!  We will sit for our 2-4th courses and wine will be served.  ... Read more

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4 course Spring Market Menu~Arboretum!

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Lorie Fangio, teaching chef and owner of A Taste of Paris™, for Spring French Market class. Lorie will teach a four course meal as she shares stories of the French table. This four course meal will start with decadent Baked Goat Cheese with Tomato Confit.  Our second course will be a beautiful Pear and ... Read more

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May 2019

Make and Take Dinner for Two- Artistic Spring Menu

May 3 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A new offering in the cooking school!  Come and take a cooking class and take home a 4-course dinner for two.  Share it with your spouse or a friend!  This class promises to be lively and full of fun! On the Menu: Appetizer- Blue Cheese Pecan Crusted Grapes is a flavor explosion Starter- Stunning Birds ... Read more

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Parisian Picnic Essentials

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Parisian Picnic McKinney Texas

Picnic Lunch in the Park You don't need a passport to enjoy a French-style picnic! This delicious, hands-on Spring experience will include a basket full of goodies sourced from local businesses as well as surprise giveaways. We'll meet at Mitchell Park in Historic Downtown McKinney to eat well and learn picnic essentials. Keep scrolling to find out what's in the basket! This event is ... Read more

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Ladies Luncheon~Arboretum

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Lorie Fangio, teaching chef and owner of A Taste of Paris™, for a Ladies Luncheon Feast. Lorie will teach the recipes in this light hands-on class as you enjoy a 4 course meal along with a glass of French Rose wine.  This four course meal will start with precious Tomato Basil and Gruyere Tarts.  ... Read more

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June 2019

Make and Take Dinner for Two- Asian Feast

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A new offering in the cooking school!  Come and take a cooking class and take home a 4-course dinner for two.  Share it with your spouse or a friend!  This class promises to be lively and full of fun! On the Menu: Appetizer- We will have a blast mastering the art of precious Chinese Dumplings ... Read more

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Pack a Gourmet Picnic for 2 at the Arboretum

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Lorie Fangio, teaching chef and owner of A Taste of Paris™, for a Gourmet Picnic class where YOU will pack and Take a picnic for TWO! Lorie will teach the recipes in this light hands-on class; each dish will be packed in adorable containers to be taken and eaten at your own private picnic.  ... Read more

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July 2019

Fall Dinner Party and Cooking Lesson

July 18 @ 12:00 am

Join me for the first time ever for a Fall Dinner Party.  We will have a cooking lesson while enjoying appetizers and a Grapefruit Rosemary Sparkler Cocktail.  Next, we will sit for dinner, prepared and served by me!  You will enjoy an amazing 4-course meal, served with wine and go home with the recipes and ... Read more

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A Day of Dior

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
An assortment of white and cream Dior gowns.

11:00 am Dallas Museum of Art Welcome and a preview of the exhibit with an expert- Dior from Paris to the World Enjoy the Exhibit   12:45 Lunch at Bistro 31, Highland Park Village Private lunch in the Champagne Room with Wine   A Surprise that YOU will LOVE!   3:00 Farewell- Gift bag for ... Read more

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