School Food Technology Trip to Paris

France is world-renowned for its cuisine, making Paris the ideal location for a food technology trip.

There is a wide variety of visits on offer; some of the most popular amongst school food technology groups include a demonstration at a local boulangerie, a visit to the huge Rungis Wholesale Market and a cookery demonstration at a catering school. Paris is the perfect city for your students to expand their ideas and improve their designing and making skills.

Day 1

Pick-up from school

Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing 

Arrive in Calais  Arrive in Paris 
Day 2

Visit a famous brasserie 

Visit to a Boulangerie

Visit to the Eiffel Tower
Day 3

Visit the Chocolate Museum


Depart Paris

Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing Arrive back at school

This price includes:

  • Return executive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts)
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Guided tour of a Parisian brasserie
  • 2 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Detailed information pack
  • Free itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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“All students thoroughly enjoyed the trip - Halsbury were very well organised and always willing to help. The boulangerie tour is an absolute must for all food trips!”

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Le Boulanger de Lévis

Le Boulanger de Lévis

During your visit to this modern French bakery, your group will be taught all about the different products, have a tour of the bakery and pastry lab and have the chance to taste four different kinds of bread. Each student will be given a croissant or pain au chocolate to conclude the visit.  Please note, visits are only given in French.

Grand Marnier Distillery Lapostolle

Grand Marnier Distillery Lapostolle

The guided tour of the Grand Marnier distillery begins with a film describing the production stages: peeling the fruit, pickling, distillation and ageing, followed by a tour of the production area where the liqueur is distilled in fifteen large copper vats.  The factory has its own English speaking guide who will be available to answer any questions.

Manufacturing/large scale production

Understanding the functional properties of food

Rungis Market

Rungis Market

The largest wholesale market in the world for fresh products! Students will be shown an audio-visual presentation and given a tour of the food halls with English speaking guides. The market sells meat, fruit, vegetables, milk products, plants and flowers.

Labelling and packaging

Understanding the need for different types of equipment and temperatures for the storage of food


Artisan Chocolate Workshop

Artisan Chocolate Workshop

Gérard Mulot has been running a famous pastry shop in the St-Germain-des-Près district for more than 25 years. You can visit his new laboratory in the 13th arrondissement, and meet two pastry and one chocolate chefs who will explain the secrets of their delicious recipes. A food tasting is offered at the end of the tour.

Working as part of a team

Manufacturing/large scale production

Esprit Cuisine Cookery School

Esprit Cuisine Cookery School

Nathaly Nicolas-Ianniello is an ex-journalist who has decided to dedicate herself full-time to her cookery school. She has written food articles for more than 10 years has written and contributed to several cookery books. Esprit Cuisine was created in 2004 and is known for the fresh products used in the creations, as well as Nathaly's flair for the use of colour and seasonal produce. You...

Using a range of tools and equipment safely and hygienically to produce quality products

Working as part of a team

General making skills

Food Walking Tour

Food Walking Tour

This "delicious" walk in the predominantly residential neighbourhood of the Latin Quarter will allow you to discover a farmers' market, the lively gourmet shops of the rue Mouffetard as well as some of the best bakers, cheese shops and regional speciality boutiques of the capital. During this tour, your guide will be sharing all their secrets and knowledge on how to c...

Understanding nutrition

Selecting and combining foods/ingredients



Private Tour to Parisian Brasserie

Private Tour to Parisian Brasserie

The historian of the Flo Group, Georges Viaud, will conduct you on a private visit around the famous Brasserie La Coupole, where your group will find out more about the success behind this prestigious brasserie and the Flo group. Students will also be able to see how such a busy kitchen works.

Hotel Ibis Styles Saint-Ouen

Hotel Ibis Styles Saint-Ouen has all the comfort and amenities of a modern hotel. It is a popular choice with our school groups as it is within easy reach of both Disneyland® and central Paris.

The students will mainly be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, all of which are en-suite. Both breakfast and evening meals can be taken in the hotel restaurant. There is also a bar area and terrace overlooking the Seine, as well as space that can be reserved for group activities.

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Hotel Reseda

Hotel Reseda is a modern and recently renovated hotel offering clean and affordable accommodation.

Rooms are compact but functional with en-suite facilities, free WiFi, TV, telephone and air-conditioning. Students will generally be accommodated in triple rooms and staff in twins.

A continental buffet breakfast is served every morning, but evening meals are taken in a local restaurant.

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Premiere Classe Bussy Saint Georges

Hotel Premiere Classe Bussy St Georges is in a fantastic location for both Paris and Disneyland® Paris.

Students will be accommodated in triple and quadruple rooms. Most rooms have a bunk bed and 2 single beds with a TV, telephone and air-conditioning. Group leaders will normally be accommodated in twin-bedded rooms. All rooms come with a small en-suite bathroom.

A buffet breakfast is served daily in the hotel and evening meal is offered at the Campanile hotel on the same campus. Seminar rooms and the breakfast hall are available on request (please ask for details).

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