Benjamin is one of the rare Parisians who was actually born and raised in Paris. He studied management and economics at Dauphine University and graduated from the Sorbonne University. He also graduated in Jewish Studies at l’Alliance Israélite Universelle in Paris and at Paideia the European Institute for Jewish Studies in Stockholm, Sweden. Benjamin has been working as a tour guide for 7 years in Paris and specifically at the Shoah Memorial of Paris. He is also working as an expert in Judaica for an art auction in Paris. Benjamin had the opportunity to work abroad in several countries including The United-Kingdom, Belgium, India and Sweden but according to him Paris is a Par(ad)is(e) and he really likes sharing his passion and love for his city with others. Benjamin really likes history, antics, art, cinema and cooking.
Andres was born in the tropics, educated in the U.S. with BA in International business & marketing, worked for an US multinational company for few years as a food marketing brand manager before he began traveling around the world, learning languages, premaculture, thai-yoga massage & Asian cuisine. He ended up attending one of the top cuisine & pastry schools - L’ecole de gastronomie francaise FERRANDI & working his way up in high-end restaurants & hotels for the last 6 years in Paris. He became a freelancer in 2015 to work in his personal culinary projects & create diversity, he spends his days having different experiences such as teaching workshops of cuisine & pastry around Paris for the general public, working as a trilingual translator at the famous Cordon Bleu School for the professional bread-making & pastry programs, food-styling projects along different photographs for making & publishing beautiful culinary books. He loves walking around Paris, discovering new ingredients in outdoor markets, the latest pastry shop, the best sourdough bread, new cooking trends, and deeply wishes to share those experiences with visitors.
Eric is a young entrepreneur with a passion for travels and discovery. Originally from Orléans in the Loire valley, where he first studied Geography and City Planning, Eric then moved to Paris to study at Sorbonne University where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Econometrics. He then got the opportunity to expatriate to Philadelphia to study at UPenn within the framework of a joint degree in Business and Law with Sciences Po, Paris. Recently, he moved back from the USA after two years, and now enjoys rediscovering Paris. You will often see him randomly wandering around the city or strolling museums and other monuments. For instance, he recently went back on top of the Eiffel tower for the first time in 14 years! Spontaneous, he's constantly exploring, and loves to discover lesser known areas and spot out new nice walks, unexpected buildings or quaint views.
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Various Chocolate and Pastry Shops in Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Marché d'Aligre, Various specialty shops around Marché d'Aligre, and Marché Beauvau
Marché d'Aligre and Various specialty wine shops