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

Depart school 

Arrive in Calais 

Arrive in Paris 

Check-in to accommodation in time for evening meal

Day 2

Visit a Parisien Boulangerie

Boat trip along the Seine

Food Walking Tour of Paris

Time for evening meal
Day 3

Guided tour of Parisien Brasserie

Visit to the Eiffel Tower Time for evening meal
Day 4

Visit la Musée Gourmand du Chocolat

Depart and head back to Calais

Arrive in Calais

Arrive back at school

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' half board accommodation (breakfast and evening meal)
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Return Channel crossings
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • VAT at current rates to Tour Operators
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • Any other inclusions such as visits and excursions
  • VAMOOS - our easy to use travel app
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!”

Ashcroft Technology Academy
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.

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


Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat (Choco-Story Paris)

Le Musée Gourmand du Chocolat (Choco-Story Paris)

Think you know everything about chocolate? Think again! At Choco-Story in Paris, discover everything you need to know about the history of chocolate and how it is created; try a selection of chocolates and pick your favourite, meet the Chocolatiers and watch them create a selection of chocolates in a live demonstration, make your own chocolate to take home with you and see fan...

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.

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.

European Campus Sainte Therese Ouest

The new European Campus Sainte Therese Ouest is a purpose built centre which offers excellent facilities. It’s an ideal base for school groups visiting Paris & Disneyland.

There are a total of 42 clean, modern and comfortable bedrooms all of which are en-suite. Students will generally be accommodated in multibedded rooms and staff in twin or singles.

A continental breakfast is served daily and evening meals are offered in the dining hall. Facilities include meeting rooms, Amphitheatre, Wifi and sports facilities.

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