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A blackboard displaying various foods and cooking phrases at Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, Lucy Vanel's cooking school
Lucy Vanel

Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen

By Andrew Harper

The Hideaway Report | May 7, 2018

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American Lucy Vanel, a French-certified pâtissier, runs Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, a charming cooking school in the Croix-Rousse district, a residential part of Lyon that, beginning in the 18th century, was the headquarters of the silk-weaving industry. Daylong Market Table Classes include a morning visit to an outdoor market, cheese shop and bakery, followed by a day spent cooking.

American Lucy Vanel, a French-certified pâtissier, runs Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, a charming cooking school in the Croix-Rousse district, a residential part of Lyon that, beginning in the 18th century, was the headquarters of the silk-weaving industry. Daylong Market Table Classes include a morning visit to an outdoor market, cheese shop and bakery, followed by a day spent cooking.

A dish at Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen, Lucy Vanel's cooking school Lucy Vanel

Courses are limited to a maximum of six students and are taught in English. Vanel also offers French Pastry Workshops and private cooking lessons by advance arrangement.

Plum Lyon Teaching Kitchen
49, rue des Tables Claudiennes, 69001

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