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Ristorante Il Caminetto Cookery Lessons

Viale del Progresso 4 | Gittana di Perledo, 23828 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815225
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Wonderful day of Italian cooking

Chef Moreno has a really charming warm,humorous personality. He really was entertaining and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bob R
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A most fantastic day!!

With another couple we joined 10 others for a most fantastic day. Chef Moreno picked us up from the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Viale del Progresso 4 | Gittana di Perledo, 23828 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815225

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Moreno has a really charming warm,humorous personality. He really was entertaining and knowledgeable and answered all our questions. He is a very talented chef. It was a great experience and a wonderful meal of tortaloni, and roasted veal. Of course we also had a...More

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

With another couple we joined 10 others for a most fantastic day. Chef Moreno picked us up from the Varenna ferry terminal and returned us at the end of the day - a simple example of his excellent attention to detail and service. We were...More

1  Thank Doyoulikeourname
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My girlfriend and I attended a cookery class a couple of days ago. We were greeted at the port by Moreno, the restaurant owner, who took us to his lovely traditional Italian restaurant up in the hills above Varenna, the decor is very much rustic...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have just spent a wonderful day learning about life whilst viewing and participating in an Italian cooking class. Today we made tortellini with ricotta and mushrooms, tomato sauce and a Parma ham covered veal roast. Then accompanied by local wine we ate together. Everyone...More

Thank y0ungatheart
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Our family (2 adults and 2 children) had an amazing day with Chef Moreno at his restaurant. Other students in our class were from the US, Ireland and Denmark and we all equally enjoyed the experience. We were kept entertained by the personality of Chef...More

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in Varenna and a highlight was our dinner at Il Caminetto. I can't say enough about this place! They pick you up in front of the Villa Monastero near the town square and take you to the mountains for an experience!...More

1  Thank Ileana R
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Ristorante Il Caminetto was the highlight of our month long stay near Varenna, Italy. We dined at their restaurant twice (highly recommend the chef's recommendation. We also attended the cooking lessons hosted by Il Caminetto's owner/chef Moreno. Recommend they pick you up in Varenna. What...More

Thank Kathy100000
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This cooking class was definitely a highlight of our trip. From the planning through the class the service was outstanding. We had 11 in our class and it was so much fun getting to know other travelers as we enjoyed the wonderful food that included...More

Thank rcjcough
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We decided to try the cooking class at II Caminetto based upon the positive reviews on Trip Advisor. It was billed as a must do. So we did and we were not disappointed in any way. As promised, Moreno the chef/owner was entertaining ad his...More

Thank NickCeppi
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is an incredibly fun and informative cooking class. Moreno picked us (my wife and four children) from Varenna and drove us to his restaurant about 15 minutes up the mountain to a little village. Moreno teaches you about cooking, Italy, culture and life. His...More

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28 August 2017|
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Response from Glynn A | Reviewed this property |
Yes I seem to remember it was about $70. Definitely worth paying as the food and drink alone that you consume would cost you $50 in a restaurant.
Eman A
12 March 2017|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, agree with the previous post. It's well worth it -wonderful day. Plan to stay around and tour this town too. Great shopping and beautiful vistas.
1 March 2017|
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Response from Stoloff | Reviewed this property |
You will need to directly contact the property which is owned by the chef who runs the cooking school classes. He is the only one who can tell you about the availability of a class on that date.