Gourmet Cooking courses

Photo montage of a group having cooking lessons on a Chamchef  holiday cookery course in Chamonix, France and some Porcini Mushrooms and some canapes

Introduction to the Gourmet Cooking course

Gourmet Food & Wine Holidays 6 nights / Holiday Dates: tbc - on demand for small groups

The aim of our Gourmet Cooking course is to immerse you in the gastronomic treats of this spectacular region wich is influenced by French, Italian and Swiss culinary traditions as well introducing both new cooks and seriously dedicated chefs to some new techniques, recipes, flavour combinations and presentation styles. Stay for a week in a luxury chalet, visit restaurants, markets, sample great wine and produce and let it inspire you in our cooking sessions. We run luxury cooking courses, which are carefully crafted, all-inclusive, luxury holidays designed to offer you an enjoyable culinary experience as well as a luxury holiday.

Includes: Luxury catered chalet accommodation in Chamonix valley / Farm visit / Cheese tasting / Michelin Star restaurant lunch / Dinner in fine dining restaurant / Wine tasting in chalet / Italian Market visit or Swiss Vineyard Visit / Kitchen Garden tour / Thermal Spa trip / 5 x Cooking sessions = Seriously Stylish Canapés + Inspiring Italian Dishes + Modern Game & Organic Meat cooking + Sourcing & Cooking with Fish + French Classics updated.

Gourmet Cooking course Itinerary

Breakfast will served between 8.30am and 9.30am.
Lunch will be served between 12.30pm and 1.30pm
Canapés will be served with drinks at 7.30pm for dinner at 8.00pm.

Sun: Arrival after 4pm / Welcome drinks / Dinner in chalet

Mon: Morning Cooking session - French Classics updated part 1 / Kitchen Garden Tour & Lunch at Bois Prin (1 Michelin star restaurant) / Afternoon Cooking session - French Classics updated part 2 / Dinner in chalet

Tues: Morning cooking session - Seriously Stylish Canapés & Cocktails / Lunch in chalet / Farm tour & Goats cheese tasting / Cocktails follwed by dinner in chalet

Wed: Italian Day Out - Market visit, Wine & Cheese cave tour / Lunch in Italy / Cook & eat Italian dinner in chalet

Thurs: Morning Cooking session - Modern Game & Organic Meat / Lunch in chalet / Optional shopping trip or Alpine hike / 2 hour afternoon Wine tasting / Dinner in chalet

Fri: Morning Cooking session - Sourcing & Cooking with Fish / Lunch / Thermal Spa visit / Dinner out

Sat: Departure after breakfast

NB. The itinerary will usually only vary from the above for reasons of weather or local events.


Book a Course Now

As we only do small group holidays, I personally take the bookings & put together all the courses - so why not just ring me direct if you are interested in one of our courses? This is often the easiest way to book, and I can answer any questions and help with any personal details or requests.

Emma Lawrenson French mobile: +33 6 84 92 44 46
Email: info@holidaycookerycourses.com


Gourmet Holiday Costs

Private 3 day group course (up to 8 people): €1500 for up to 8 people - book for dates that suit you - accomodation onsite in our 3 bed Airbnb


Private 6 day group course (up to 8 people): €8000 for up to 8 people - book for dates that suit you - accomodation onsite in our 3 bed Airbnb, or in one of the luxury chalets (depending on availability)


Scheduled 6 day Gourmet holiday course: €1600 per person shared room / €1850 single occupancy


* Non participating partner: you can book a non participating friend or partner in on most of our holidays - just ask for reduced price.

* 3 day Mini break: you can usually book for a 3 day mini break instead of the full week on most of our holidays - just ask for prices.

Scheduled Course Dates 2021 & 2022

You can contact me directly for dates or

view course dates here: Booking calander