Alencon. When the kitchen mixes learning and beautiful encounters

Olivier Guyon, conservation technical supervisor, and participants during a cooking class ©L’Orne hebdo

After a break imposed by the health crisis, cooking classes have resumed at the emergency collective in Alençon, thanks to its integration company Atout service 61.

The saucepans returned to the stove on Wednesday, May 25.

Learn to cook while having fun

These workshops of about two hours, and open to all, are intended to allow participants to candy a dish as well as a dessert, simple and easy to reproduce.

The dishes are brought back in containers or eaten on the spot when it is not possible to take them away.

Olivier Guyon

Technical supervisor of the collective cannery.

It is also for the participants to have a good timemeet new people while learning to cook.

“It’s always interesting to be in a group to meet people,” says a participant in the cooking workshop.

Recipes are made with groceries and store donations.

Free courses open to all

These cooking classes, supervised half the time by volunteers or by Olivier Guyon, take place twice a monthusually Wednesday. They are free and open to everyone.

Videos: currently on Actu

Six places are available per course. To participate, just call the collective to book.

The next cooking workshop will take place Tuesday, June 7 at 2:30 p.m. and will be led by volunteers.


Atout service 61 plan several other activities this month of June.

Wednesday, June 1: vegetable garden workshop, from 2 p.m., in front of the Charcot tower in Courteille, then 3:30 p.m. in front of the social grocery store.

Thursday, June 9: workshop “how to manage your budget? from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the Departmental Union of Family Associations.

Thursday, June 23: zero waste workshop “how to make your household product and your beauty product? from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Every Thursday : vegetable garden activity, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with an employee of the Jardin de l’espoir.

Website: Address: 12 Rue Louis Blériot, 61000 Alençon. Telephone: 02 33 29 60 56.

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