Our Story and Who We Are
Secret Journeys was founded by a team of media professionals, all passionate about Paris and who had a strong desire to share their love for the city they live in and its secret places, using the art of storytelling at its best. With the highest journalistic standards and attention to detail, all our Secret Journeys promise to offer private access, privileged encounters and unforgettable moments.
Marion Flipo has an ongoing quest for taste and passion for cooking. As a graduate of the Institut Paul Bocuse and former executive chef in the savory section of the Ladurée Group, Marion also is a cookbook author and runs the successful French culinary blog, marionadecouvert.com. She has a culinary agency that serves professionals working in restaurants, the agri-food industry, artisans, entrepreneur foodies and home cooks. Marion’s passion for all things food and drink is on display on our “Breakfast in Paris” Walking Journey.
Benoît Quémar A man of many talents, Benoît is a former French journalist and entrepreneur in Western Canada. Benoît is intrigued by the history of cooking and enjoys learning all he can about wine—two subjects that fuel the dream of opening his own restaurant. For Secret Journeys, Benoît follows the last moments and favorite food tastes of Queen Marie-Antoinette, as part of our “Walking Journeys” series.