** All tastings are included in the price of the tour. **
Discover the Marché d'Aligre, one of Paris's most vibrant and authentic outdoor markets with your expert guide, Allison Zinder, a former chef and educator who has lived in France for 25 years. She will share how to shop like a local, ideas to inspire your seasonal cooking, and tips on how to interact with market vendors.
The Marché d'Aligre, located near the Bastille in the 12th arrondisement, is actually three unique markets: the Outdoor Marche d'Aligre, full of vibrant seasonal produce; the Covered Marché Beauvau, an architectural beauty that consists of three halls filled with a variety of food stalls, cheese shops, butchers shops and more; and, at the center of the quaint plaza is the Outdoor Antiques & Flea Market.
Taste and learn on this in-depth tour, which includes a visit to a local bakery specializing in traditional French breads, a charcuterie tasting in the Marché Beauvau, and a cheese tasting of 5 to 6 seasonal cheeses. You will wrap up your time together with a celebratory glass of wine.
Learn to market shop like a Parisian! Don't miss this delicious Saturday Marché d'Aligre tour with Allison, your Expert Guide.
About the Instructor: A former chef, Allison Zinder works at the intersection of French gastronomy and culture. She offers market tours, entertaining historic walks, and dynamic food and wine lectures through her company, Paris on the Edge. Allison also guides study-abroad students in their discovery of French food, wine, and culture. And for the past 6 years, she has been a Professor of Food & Beverage at a hotel and restaurant management school in Paris.