To celebrate Saint-Honoré, the patron saint of bakers, a bread festival is organised. Come and taste the best baguettes in Paris on the Parvis de Notre-Dame.
A huge ephemeral bakery
The Bread Festival is back this spring 2022 after two years of absence due to the health crisis. In Paris, the event is announced on the Parvis of Notre-Dame Cathedral. And for this great comeback in the capital, the Fête du Pain intends to offer the small and big gourmets that we are, 9 days of entertainment and discoveries to experience from Saturday May 14 to Sunday May 22, 2022. For the curious and the little gourmands, this huge ephemeral bakery installed in the 4th arrondissement of Paris is the opportunity to know everything about the production of bread, pastries and other sweet products thanks to our friends the bakers-pastry chefs who will have the pleasure to make you discover their profession through the sharing of convivial and festive moments.
The rules of the art of Bread
Be aware that not all bread sellers have the right to call themselves « baker » or « bakery ». Also, the Bread Festival is an opportunity for the profession to highlight its differences, to promote bread made according to the rules of the art and to remind that good bread has a name: Traditional French Bread. As a reminder, the Fête du Pain was launched in 1996, and since then the event has returned every year around May 16, the day of Saint-Honoré, patron saint of millers, flour merchants, bakers and pastry chefs. . On the program for this new edition of the Fête du Pain in Paris ?
Demonstrations and explanations
Reconstituted bakehouses, ovens, bakers and bakers, but also apprentices at work, and a large number of traditional French baguettes made every day… There will be something for everyone ! Also, the prize for the competition for the best croissant in Greater Paris will be awarded on Monday, May 16 during this Bread Festival. So come to the Notre-Dame parvis with your baguette under your arm and the beret screwed on your head to celebrate the Bread Festival. On the program, tasting of the traditional French baguette, demonstration and explanation of bread making, entertainment with millers and many other things.
From May 14, 2022 to May 22, 2022
Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral