Monterey & Carmel

Macaron making with a Master Chef - Carmel-by-the-Sea

Badge of ExcellenceCarmel-by-the-Sea, United States

From $89.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


If you’re looking for a new recipe to add to your go-tos, this Carmel-by-the-Sea Macaron Baking Class with a Mater Chef is a great choice. Not only will you learn how to make these French delights from scratch, you’ll also get tips to make things easier as you go from a master chef featured on the Cooking Channel. This hands-on baking class is fun for groups and for solo enthusiasts.
  • Take this macaron baking class in Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • A master chef gives you tips and tricks on how to make perfect macarons
  • A small group of up to ten people provides a good learning environment
  • Easy to make again at home afterward—four ingredients are all that’s used

Sample Menu



What's Included

  • Bottled water

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • San Carlos Street
      San Carlos St, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93923, USA

      We meet at my house called "Sanctuary by the Sea" between 1st and Vista on San Carlos.

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 18 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • You should be able to stand for up to two hours.
    • Children over the age of 7 are welcome to enroll as and must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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    The teacher was very...
    Melody_B, Feb 2023
    The teacher was very interesting and informative! Lots of tips for making macarons easier and with better results at home. I had a great experience.
    Response from Host, Feb 2023
    Hi Melody! I am so glad you enjoyed yourself and I really appreciate you leaving a review. I would love to hear back from you as you create your macarons. : ) Cheryl
    Finding an artistic outlet
    Ashli_S, Feb 2023
    Fun to learn. Relaxing and great instruction. For me I was able to step away from the stress of life and just be creative for a bit.
    Response from Host, Feb 2023
    Hi Ashli! I am so glad you took the class - it was a pleasure getting to create with you. Over the years I have really found that macaron making is a fantastic creative outlet. Mastering them is a fun journey 😊 please stay in touch - I am happy to help! Cheers - Cheryl
    Mysterious Macarons Unmasked!
    Amy_K, Nov 2022
    What an amazing experience in a beautiful Carmel backyard! Hands on learning with an awesome, supportive instructor … can’t wait to try it at home!
    Charming experience !
    Robyn_L, Apr 2022
    Was a great experience to do in Carmel charming , fun and great tasting ! Already told many about it ! A must do I think ! Great memory !
    Fun yummy experience 🍪
    Kwajo_A, Apr 2022
    We a had delightful experience learning and making macarons. Our Chef was very knowledge full about the intricacies of making the perfect macaron. Fun experience. Highly recommend.
    Bachelorette Party Baking
    Rashida_B, Feb 2022
    Cheryl is so knowledgeable and I loved the way she explained everything! She was so patient, generous and kind with our group, &we look forward to making macarons in the future!
    Great stuff!!
    Matthew_K, Dec 2021
    Chef Cheryl was delightful, the class was a ton of fun and I really feel like we could make macarons on our own now!! It was really a wonderful afternoon.
    Edlin_B, Jun 2021
    She is amazing and funny and the whole experience was informative and fun! So friendly and tasty! I would love to do something like this again in the future!
    Fun time
    JerryMayton, Jun 2021
    Great experience. Definitely a must do. Very knowledgeable and made the class fun for everyone. Thumbs up.
    Fantastic instruction
    Vincent_P, Apr 2021
    Cheryl was very experienced and meticulous about macaron making and instructing hence, it will help us moving forward in how we approach our baking and cooking.
    Response from Host, Apr 2021
    Thank you so much! Please make sure to reach out if you have any questions at all. So happy you joined the class. Cheers - Cheryl
    Absolutely wonderful
    Christian_O, Nov 2020
    It was such a fun and personal experience to learn how to make these macaroons. The tips, tricks and insights that she shared are invaluable. My wife and I loved the whole experience from beginning to end.
    Response from Host, Nov 2020
    Hi Christian! I was so happy to meet and host you both in the class and for your celebration : ) I hope to see you both again and really appreciate you leaving a review! Cheers - Cheryl : )