Bon Macaron University

BON MACARON UNIVERSITY offers hands-on, interactive classes of 5-8 students (maximum) in the Chicago bakery Mac Lab. Cost is $95pp which includes all materials. Children ages 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Contact about GIFT CERTIFICATES!

LEVEL I: Interactive demo class is suited for all skill levels. Bon Macaron Founder/Chef, Catherine Cooper, has a teaching background and earned her professional macaron production certification in Paris, France. Gain knowledge and useful tips as you observe the technical macaron process and work on your piping skills. Students take home the Bon Macarons made during class! Duration 3-4 hours. 5 students minimum to conduct class

*I recommend taking the class with a friend/family member so you have someone to make macarons with post class!

2017 Class Schedule


SOLD OUT - Saturday, January 21st 11a-2:30p
SOLD OUT - Saturday, January 28th 11a-2:30p
SOLD OUT - Saturday, February 11th 11a-2:30p 
SOLD OUT - Saturday, February 25th 11a-2:30
SOLD OUT - Saturday, March 11th 11a-2:30p
SOLD OUT - Saturday, March 18th 11a-2:30p
SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 1st 11a-2:30p
SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 29th 11a-2:30p

*NO REFUNDS for cancellation. You can rebook a future class date.

**Minimum 5 students to conduct a class**

*Contact to book a private class 5-8 people.  


"Producing macaron is an artisan craft and takes time and committment to master. There are numerous technical aspects. The three key steps are: Making the perfect meringue, the method of mixing the batter called, "macaronage technique" and hand-piping the shells."  

- Chef Catherine 

*Recipes provided by Bon Macaron LLC may not be traded, sold or published on any platform including, but not limited to: blogs, social media, print, video, radio or TV without permission. 2016 Bon Macaron LLC



"Catherine, I am so excited to tell you that I followed your technique instructions from class today and my macarons turned out perfectly! It's quite a change from my flat chocolate disaster a few months ago. It was such a great class! M.F. - 2016 

"Thanks Chef Catherine! I had no idea macarons were so time consuming to make! I now have a higher appreciation for them! You are a great teacher and your class simplifies the technical process! L.C. - 2016

Hi Catherine, I just wanted to tell you I finally got around to trying your recipe at home...I have made thousands of macarons over the last couple of years and I have to say, this batch was far and above the best consistency...I really enjoyed the class and the tips you gave. It was all very helpful. Now I'm inspired to go to Paris and take a class there... or at least eat billions of macarons there! J.W. - 2017

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