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Five good reasons to go to the festival Taste of Paris at the Grand Palais

In 2025, the Grand Palais will once again welcomes Taste of Paris, the 8th edition of this gastronomic festival with a gourmet promise!

Calling all good food lovers, the international festival Taste of returns to Paris! Focusing on gastronomy with a cosmopolitan twist for all to enjoy, this event rich in flavour and fragrance will turn the Grand Palais into a genuine shrine to great food.

If your taste buds have a taste for adventure, then here are 5 good reasons that should convince you to go along to the event:

1. To taste cooking from the best restaurants in Paris

Over 4 days, the Grand Palais will play host many ephemeral restaurants. Bistronomy, world food, Michelin-starred cuisine and high-end pâtisserie, all under one roof: in short, a foodie paradise. Visitors will have a chance to sample signature dishes and specialities from great Parisian restaurants, in bite-size portions concocted especially for the occasion.

2. To meet the stars of French gastronomy

Taste of Paris brings together chefs from the best tables in Paris. Previous editions have hosted :

  • William Ledeuil Pandora Metayer of The Kitchen Galerie
  • Kei Kobayashi of Kei
  • Pascal Barbot of Astrance
  • Amaury Bouhours of the Meurice
  • Mory Sacko of MoSuke
  • Julien Sebbag of Forest

3. To discover the latest trends in Parisian gastronomy

Launched in 2004 in London, the Taste of … festival takes place in 22 cities around the world attracting visitors come from all 5 continents. This is a unique opportunity for chefs to demonstrate their creativity.

4. To unveil the secrets of top chefs

Taste of Paris is also a platform for dialogue and learning. Interested visitors have the opportunity to attend workshops and unique cooking demonstrations, including those from the Ferrandi school, to discover the know-how and tips of top chefs. Children can also take part in workshops and cookery classes designed especially for their needs. There is so much to inspire cooking fans as well as budding little cooks!

5. To purchase exceptional products

Spread over an area of 1,000 m², the gourmet food market brings together 50-odd artisans and producers of rare ingredients who work with great chefs. Visitors can discover and purchase top-quality products that are used in the kitchens of Paris’s top restaurants.

For its new edition in France, the Taste of Paris festival promises to whet the appetite!

Practical information

Grand Palais: 3 avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris 8th

Upcoming dates (Taste of Paris is not held in 2024):

  • From 8 to 11 May, 2025

Extra charge for tasting sessions. Free cooking classes. Registration on site at the beginning of each session.

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