Top French food festivals
Great chefs, young cooks and gourmets are all invited to these tasty festivals. Connecting tradition and innovation, they let you discover flavours of yesterday and tomorrow.
A taste of Overseas France
For 3 days, the gastronomy of the French Overseas Departments and Territories can be discovered at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. Paris is getting in touch with the taste of these regions and is celebrating their cultures and their quality know-how with events, innovations and parades on the programme. Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion, Mayotte and New Caledonia are all full of flavours to be tasted. This year, this gourmet and festive fair will feature French Guiana for even more culinary discoveries.
Salon de la gastronomie des Outre-Mer et des cuisines du monde : from 28th to 30th January 2022
This year, the Taste of Paris how will be held at the ephemeral Grand Palais on the Champs de Mars, highlighting the great classics of French cuisine during a gourmet and gastronomic event. Some twenty starred chefs will show you their top dishes.
Between tastings and culinary animations, come and offer your taste buds the must of French gastronomy.
Taste of Paris: from 12th to 15th May 2022
The best of foodtrucks
For the past 5 years, the biggest event of its kind has been taking place in the main square of the town of Saint-Maur-des-Fossés. The trend of food trucks is growing and revolutionising your plate with fresh products and homemade cooking. Over 3 days, the Saint-Maur Food Trucks Festival brings together around fifty gourmet trucks that will delight your taste buds to your heart’s content!
Saint-Maur Food Trucks Festival: September 2022 - 94100 Saint-Maur-des-Fossés
The Omnivore Festival brings together starred chefs and young talents. To celebrate his 16th birthday, you’re invited at the Parc Floral de Paris to discover the French gastronomy in all its richness.
Thanks to a broad and entertaining program, you can join one of the many masterclasses or attend to a show where the chefs share some of their best cooking tips. The culinary art will have no more secrets for you…
Omnivore Festival: from 10th to 12th September 2022
Quite famous, the Salon du Chocolat doesn’t need much of an introduction. Well-known by the gourmets, it’s an unmissable rendez-vous for all chocolate lovers. Let’s dive into a world of delicacies, truffles, chocolate bars, cocoa trees and beans.
But the art of chocolate is not only about tasting… With its impressive sculptures or its chocolate dress fashion-show, the Salon du Chocolat is also a feast for the eyes.
Don’t miss the many workshops which help you discover the thousand and one secrets of this iconic food.
Salon du Chocolat: from 28th October to 1th November 2022 - Porte de Versailles - 1, Place de la Porte de Versailles - 75015 Paris
Harvest time in Montmartre
To go back to the roots and origins of the Montmarte vineyard, we have to travel far back in time - to the 10th century. Abandoned many times in the course of history, the Montmartre wine tradition finally made a strong come-back in the early 30’s.
Still here today, the Clos-Montmartre celebrates its legacy for 5 days of festivities. During the the Wine Harvest Festival, it’s all neighbourhood which vibrates to the rhythm of harvest.
Fête des vendanges de Montmartre: October 2022 - 75018 Paris
A benchmarket for foodies
In the Champerret area, the salon Saveurs des Plaisirs gourmands shows the great diversity of the French terroir.
Have an exquisite stroll at the “Marché des Producteurs” and be charmed by its marinade olives, mature cheeses, labeled vegetables, candied fruits, aromatic bouquets, truffles and other sweets. To close the festival, the “Trophées Saveurs” celebrate the taste for authenticity and reward exceptional products.
Salon Saveurs des plaisirs gourmands: from 2th to 5th December 2022, Espace Champerret, 6, rue Jean Oestreicher, 75017 Paris
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