French Macarons Made Easy

What to expect
  • Learn how to prepare and make French Macarons from scratch
  • Prepare various flavors and fillings, such as ganache and buttercream
  • Practice using the standard equipment necessary for making macarons
  • No experience necessary
Macaron: a small, delicate French meringue cookie sandwich made in different flavors and colors, filled with ganache, curds, or buttercream. If you think these elegant cookies sound intimidating to make yourself, think again! This class will give you hands-on experience in preparing and making macarons in all sorts of flavors and with different fillings. You’ll gain a better understanding of French Macarons and why they are so delectable. You’ll also cover the equipment used, the techniques of working with meringue batters, flavoring and coloring the batters, and how to make all sorts of fillings. When it’s all said and done, you’ll have a greater appreciation for French Macarons and the skills to impress your friends and family by making them yourself!

Note: This class is BYOB. This class is Gluten free/friendly.
Key Highlights
Price $45.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Joelen Tan is a Chicago area private caterer and former restaurant chef. She has been recognized in both local and national media and has worked with celebrity chefs including Rick Bayless, Spike Mendelsohn, and Marcela Valladolid. Since 2007, she has been teaching culinary classes, hosting culinary events in Chicagoland and does recipe development work with major food brands.
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