A Taste of Paris wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
Happy Hour October 18, 6:00-8:00
Celebrate Autumn in Provence with an ATOP Happy Hour just for fun!
Have you been to the beautiful new Toulouse at Legacy West?
Join A Taste of Paris for a Provencal Happy Hour. Drink and food specials just for ATOP!
Registration for A Taste of Provence 2019 is OPEN and Toulouse is helping us celebrate!
Travel with me in 2019 for an unforgettable experience.
Immerse yourself in the flavors of Provence. Soak up sundrenched farm land, cultivated by artisans passionate about their craft. Visit and taste at local producers of wine, cheese and olives for an up-close view of the fabulous food this region is known for. Enjoy private cooking classes and some of the best markets in the world. Your taste buds will sing with the flavors of France.
September 7-14th, 2019 Only 2 seats OPEN
September 14th-21st, 2019 Only 1 seat OPEN
Join the fun as Toulouse transports us to Provence,
for a full list of Happy Hour offerings and the address CLICK HERE
Registration for Fall and Holiday cooking classes is underway, dont miss out on the fun! Register TODAY!
Le Vert Galant does not have a literal English translation; the closest I can come up with is a man past his prime that is still a ladies’ man. The most scandalous stories often come from history!
While registration for A Taste of Paris 2019 travel is open…
A Taste of Paris- March 31st-April 7th 2019
A Taste of Provence- September 7th-14th, 2019 OR September 14th-21st, 2019
…I am exploring a simple question with past ATOP travelers; “Why France?”
I was excited to hear from Barbara Wagner. She has been taking cooking classes with me for over a decade and is a huge supporter of mine.
“I had been to Paris before, but had never really SEEN Paris until I went with ATOP”
The best part of the trip was seeing Paris through Lorie’s eyes, the tiny neighborhoods; the cooking stores and the stories were amazing”
Did Barbara mention stories? OK, twist my arm, I will tell one of my favorites, the story of Square du Vert-Galant. I love bringing my Paris travelers here.
This tiny garden is situated on the tip of the Île de la Cité, an island in the center of the Seine river and just under Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris. Even though this is just a tiny patch of green there is so much history here.
When you cross Pont Neuf, you see this magnificent statue of Henry IV, the first French monarch of the Bourbon dynasty. He ruled France from 1589-1610, when the blade of a knife took him to his untimely death, he was assassinated.
Henry had quite the reputation as a ladies man despite his age and the fact that he was married.
Legend has it that he brought many lovers to this spot.
The foliage around the tiny island garden shields it from view, but rumors abound that King Henry could be seen from the palace walls by the queen. You can imagine that there was a lot of trouble at home!
His queen, Margaret, had at one point saved his life by converting to Catholicism, which of course is another story.
Square du Vert Galant offers and amazing view of the Seine, is a great spot for a small picnic or just to catch a few rays. I would love to take you there! For more information on ATOP 2019 travel email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214 551 9630.
Barbara was an absolute dream to travel with and I am so humbled by her comments about A Taste of Paris travel. Barbara is active in many organizations including the McKinney Garden Club; in fact her home was recently on the Garden Club tour and is a shining example of the lovely gardens our city has to offer. She is a wonderful cook and loves to travel with her darling husband. Barbara is such a thoughtful friend.
I want to hear YOUR, why France?
Registration for ATOP Travel is now OPEN. In April 2019, I am hosting a very special event: A Taste of Paris Goes PINK. This all-female trip is jam-packed with amazing offerings.
What a perfect time to travel with your mother, daughter, sister, or best friends, and ME to The City of Light. You will be treated like royalty at the Ecole Ritz Escoffier, the most luxurious address in the city of Paris. You will enjoy a custom-crafted class on classic French desserts at the famed Lenôtre. You will venture into a 400-year-old cave for a cheese and wine pairing class, igniting your palate and your spirit. You will also be treated to a Champagne tasting event like no other, complete with Champagne Sabering!
To celebrate this extraordinary one-time offer, my website will go PINK for the entire month of March!
Get ready for PINK- fun, food, and fashion just in time for spring.
Just a few of the precious ladies that have joined me for ATOP trips!
Registration for A Taste Of Paris 2018 will close on November 4th. Only 4 days left to take advantage of discount pricing for the culinary excursion of a lifetime. Don’t let your chance to cook and taste your way through the city of lights melt away like these irresistible chocolates.
For more information and to register visit A Taste Of Paris 2018
Can’t wait to hear from YOU! XOXO Lorie
TASTE Savor the city of Paris and taste everywhere you turn
DISCOVER See all the major sites and museums
BE INSPIRED Soak up the French way of living