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Chef Jean-Pierre Cooking School

1436 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1459
+1 954-563-2700
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If I could have licked the plate I would have... great food! Excellent service and the Chef is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Amazing as always!

Fun, delicious and easy going environment! The chef is amazing. The food is delicious. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alyssa E
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Chef Jean-Pierre's Cooking School opened in 1995. Today the school has taught over 17,000 regular students the art and the hobby of cooking delicious meal at home. The school offers hands-on and demonstration classes almost every day. Classes are very informal and always lots of fun and geared toward the Gourmet Cook that like to improve their techniques and learn more from a Master Chef as well at the beginners that is only starting to cook.Most of the classes are taught by Master Chef Jean-Pierre himself. The Chef began his formal apprenticeship at L'Ousteau de Baumaniere in Provence, one of the world's best restaurants with a 3-star Michelin rating. In 1976 he opened The Left Bank Restaurant which has always been selected by "Gourmet Magazine", "Bon Appetit", "Conde Nast" & "Travel & Leisure" as one of the best restaurants in America for 22 years. He hosted several cooking Series on PBS and wrote three best-selling cookbooks. The Chef can also be seen frequently as guest Chef on the "TODAY SHOW" where he has appeared 22 times. Chef Jean-Pierre has also appeared on Larry King Live and The Lifetime Channel's.
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1436 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-1459
+1 954-563-2700
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If I could have licked the plate I would have... great food! Excellent service and the Chef is very entertaining!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun, delicious and easy going environment! The chef is amazing. The food is delicious. Very entertaining. You will not be disappointed. You get to learn a new recipe and they provide you with detailed ingredients on how to prepare if you'd like to do it...More

Thank Alyssa E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Jean Pierre is well-known in Ft. Lauderdale, having owned a famous French restaurant for years. Yet, when he teaches his classes, he brings his customers the amazing flavors of the food he prepares while serving up fun and laughter at the same time. A...More

Thank Connie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were on vacation in Fort Lauderdale and before going I made plans for us to come to this class. We were traveling from Washington, DC and Pennsylvania and wanted to enjoy something different each day of our vacation. Coming to this...More

Thank Alycia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my friend came for a visit. we both love to cook and eat. where should we go for dinner? wait a minute. off to jean pierre's cooking school. the chef/owner is so entertaining. he is fun and also a great instructor. my friend and i...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made our second visit to Chef Jean-Pierre's last night and our only regret was that we waited too long to go back. Put simply, relaxed atmosphere, extremely personable host(s), highly entertaining cooking demonstration, and as fine a dinner as you will find -- anywhere! What's...More

Thank Lou C
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

First i have to say that this is a restaurant as much as a cooking school , and you need to bring your own wine . There is room for 14 couples , thats it!! Jist the right size. The whole experience was great, it...More

Thank lauraccss
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most amazing places you could visit. The expertise is top of the line. The food and presentation is over the top. If you are visiting, you need to make this a stop while in Fort Lauderdale.

Thank Janetfriel
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've been going to Chef Jean Pierre for years and took many classes. Chef Jean Pierre's food is so delicious. He is very good at explaining the recipes. He has great personality and sense of humor. You can bring a bottle of wine to enjoy...More

Thank RoKosn
Reviewed 1 July 2017

It was a great evening, watching Chef Jean-Pierre prepare a shrimp appetizer and paella. He is not only a skilled chef, but also an entertaining performer. He cooks your meal as you watch and learn. It is a BYOB experience so bring plenty of wine...More

Thank Niamb
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9 August 2017|
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Response from Nina R | Reviewed this property |
You have dinner and the chef shows you all his preparations. It's not a cooking class. I loved it and so did my husband--the food was exquisite! Enjoy!
17 February 2016|
Response from JackyMichot | Property representative |
Our dinner/class start promptly every night at 7:30 PM . If you are late you are doing the dishes :)