Macarons & Mimosas with a Master Chef

Carmel-by-the-Sea, United States

Experience hosted by Cheryl

90 mins, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 8 people
French cuisine
Includes equipment

What you'll do

Macarons are incredibly popular, pricey and one of the most difficult pastries to master. When I started, it took months of trial and error with the recipe, preparation, baking and temperatures.

You begin with learning what a great macaron is and then exactly how to create them from scratch. All the tips and tricks and common pitfalls are discussed. The idea and aim is that you should be able to create beautiful macarons at home!

We create macarons from the 4 basic ingredients and discuss how your macaronage (macaron batter) should look when it is ready to be piped.

We move on to how to perfectly pipe your macarons and how they should feel when properly cured and ready for the oven. Do not worry if you have never used a piping bag - I will teach you how!

We then fill our macarons discussing flavors, others types of fill.

In all, about 1.5 to 2 hours of solid, professional instruction.

You will leave with a full dozen macarons!
Macarons are incredibly popular, pricey and one of the most difficult pastries to master. When I started, it took months of trial and error with the recipe, preparation, baking and temperatures.

You begin with learning what a great macaron is and then exactly how to create them from scratch. All the tips and tricks and common pitfalls are discussed. The idea and aim is that you should be able to create beautiful macarons at home…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Hand sanitizer is supplied and masks are available upon request.

Meet your host, Cheryl

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 55 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Cheryl is the pastry chef and owner with over 6 years experience as a Macaron Master! I was recently featured on the Cooking Channel for my macarons. It's incredible, but over the last 7 years, I have produced over half a million macarons for weddings, events, showers and holidays. I am known for excellence in quality, flavor and creativity.

I have produced macaron unicorns, bulldogs, snowmen, reindeer and massive macarons as big as 8"! I have been recognized as best by the Travel Channel, Extra Crispy and Buzzfeed.

I love teaching and look forward to meeting you and having a unique, fun and totally hands-on experience in the kitchen.
Cheryl is the pastry chef and owner with over 6 years experience as a Macaron Master! I was recently featured on the Cooking Channel for my macarons. It's incredible, but over the last 7 years, I have produced over half a million macarons for weddings, events, showers and holidays. I am known for excellence in quality, flavor and creativity.

I have produced macaron unicorns, bulldogs, snowmen, reindeer and massive macarons as big as 8"! I have been recognized as best by the Trave…
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Availability for this experience is rare.

Where you'll be

You will be working in my home in beautiful Carmel-by-the-sea in a dedicated space set up for macaron instruction and production. All tools, ingredients and recipes will be supplied. Weather permitting we will bake together on my patio - please dress accordingly.

Safety First. Please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated. I will be wearing a masks and gloves the whole time will supply you with gloves and hand sanitizer.

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 55 reviews.

Maria
July 2021
My husband and I celebrated our 2 year anniversary by making macarons. Cheryl made the experience fun and exciting. I highly recommend it as she explained the process very thoroughly.
Sarah
June 2021
We went to Cheryl’s class for a bachelorette party activity with 6 girls. Everyone was commenting on how amazing the experience was. The entire day we couldn’t stop talking about all the different macaron flavors we could experiment with at home. Cheryl’s process of making macarons was fun and accessible to beginner macaron chefs. We learned so many tips and tricks. Plus we got to take home some beautiful neon swirled macarons. Thanks Cheryl!
We went to Cheryl’s class for a bachelorette party activity with 6 girls. Everyone was commenting on how amazing the experience was. The entire day we couldn’t stop talking about a…
Heather
June 2021
This is an intimate cooking class where you actually get 1:1 help. Cheryl is friendly, engaging, and will give personalized feedback to make your macarons even better. This experience was super fun and I would do it again
Brandon
June 2021
My wife and I had an outstanding experience. It was my wife’s birthday and her favorite sweets were macarons, so I surprised her with this experience and she loved it.
Kodi
June 2021
Do yourself a favor and book this! Cheryl was spectacular! Very kind, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. She told you exactly what to do and made the experience magical! Thank you so much for the wonderful experience on our wedding anniversary!
Do yourself a favor and book this! Cheryl was spectacular! Very kind, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. She told you exactly what to do and made the experience magical! Thank you s…
Miriam
June 2021
What a fun experience with my kids and friends. We chose a private group setting for the 7 of us and enjoyed the outdoor atmosphere and delicious results.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend.