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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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An experience I'll remember forever!

Moreno's class is as wonderful as everyone says it is! He is a wonderful ambassador for Lake Como... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy W
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Chicago, Illinois
must do -cooking class and cultural experience

Moreno is the great cook and character .Time flew by .was very interesting to watch and listen to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ira1346430
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“risotto” (78 reviews)
“cooking class” (88 reviews)
“italian cooking” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Viale del Progresso 4 | Gittana di Perledo, 23828 Varenna, Italy
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+39 0341 815225
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moreno's class is as wonderful as everyone says it is! He is a wonderful ambassador for Lake Como and Italian food, and such a warm and welcoming man. It is more of a demonstration than a hands-on cooking class, although everyone does put on an...More

1  Thank Amy W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moreno is the great cook and character .Time flew by .was very interesting to watch and listen to stories .Moreno made everyone feel good .MY mother in low doesn't understand English but had great time and Said it was the best thing She have done...More

Thank ira1346430
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Believe the hype- I can't recommend this experience enough. Everything in Lake Como is so expensive- you can spend 65 euros/person for an hour boat ride. For 65 Euros, we spent from 10:30 until 4 watching an italian meal be prepared, listening to charming stories,...More

2  Thank Anne R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cookery class was absolutely fantastic! The whole day was well planned and they were all very attentive. The day started around 10:30 AM and finished at 3:30PM. We cooked 3 dishes including pasta, risotto and meat dish (vegetarian options available). Had a great time,...More

Thank 923globetrotter
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you only do one thing whilst in Varenna make sure you PRE-BOOK this amazing, informative, authentic, traditional, unique, fun, and very tasty experience... This was my third time in as many years visiting Chef Moreno's cookery class - On this occasion I brought my...More

Thank Lesley M
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Prepare yourself for a fantastic day filled with history, passion and great traditional italian food. Arrive early to the port of Varenna to have a look around this quaint village. We were picked up by the man himself Chef Moreno who drove us up through...More

Thank Bodgo
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We were picked up at 10.00 am at the ferry terminal in Varenna and taken up the hill, past Perledo to a little village called Gitana. After warm greetings from Rosella, the 14 of us sat at a U shaped table while Rosella served us...More

Thank OzHershy1
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you are visiting Lake Como, the cooking lesson by Chef Moreno at Ristorante Il Caminetto is a must! Chef Moreno is very informative and approachable, the food and wine are fantastic, and the restaurant is in a beautiful little village in the mountains above...More

Thank Christopher R
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We recently enjoyed our cooking demonstration with Chef Moreno as he prepared our lunch for the class of 14 attendees. Coffee and pastries was provided as Chef began preparations for the handmade tortelloni with fresh tomato sauce and the veal loin wrapped with prosciutto. Chef...More

Thank Jerri G
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

If you are a "foodie" and love to watch Food Network, this is the experience for you. Most of this class is by demonstration, which worried me, at first. However, Moreno is enthralling, charming, and witty. The food was delicious, and I learned a number...More

Thank Mike O
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Sharon G
July 30, 2018|
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Response from shark4rae | Reviewed this property |
TA won’t let me post thier email - but you can go to their website (English version available) and click on contacts to get their ‘info’ email
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Response from Sixonthego_50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the prices were different for children and adults. I believe my children under 14 were around $50 US. Adults were around $70. This included transportation from the dock in Varenna, food, drink and the class. We had... More
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