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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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Great memories in Lake Como

My husband and I spent a phenomenal day with Moreno and his family, learning about the intricacies... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rmellis5
via mobile
Learn true italian cookery techniques

Such a wonderful experience, chef Moreno is a true professional of his craft, very entertaining and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alex F
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“risotto” (74 reviews)
“cooking class” (86 reviews)
“italian cooking” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:30 - 14:00, 19:30 - 21:00
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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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"cooking class"
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"italian cooking"
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"at home"
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"cookies"
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"homemade pasta"
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"cooking lesson"
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"his wife"
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"ferry dock"
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"learned how"
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"his passion"
in 11 reviews
"prosciutto"
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"highlight of our trip"
in 15 reviews
"food and wine"
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"great teacher"
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"lake como"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I spent a phenomenal day with Moreno and his family, learning about the intricacies of Italian cooking. We were amazed that he picked us up, gave us plenty of food and as much wine as we wanted for only 65 euro (this...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a wonderful experience, chef Moreno is a true professional of his craft, very entertaining and hospitable. Learned a few new techniques that you cannot find in any book, and he is very knowledgeable about the history of the area. The one thing you must...More

Thank Alex F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to several cooking classes, but none as enjoyable as this one. Chef Moreno Maglia was a wonderfully enthusiastic and superb chef. We watched and helped him create homemade pasta in a fresh tomato sauce, and watched him create the best risotto of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This class was fantastic! Chef Moreno was insightful, funny, and a great teacher. We spent a whole day in his restaurant with delicious food and wine. We had hoped to eat dinner at the restaurant, but were unable to. We will definitely be back!

1  Thank Smithalexandram
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about Chef Moreno via Rick Steves and made reservations right away. His restaurant is in his home and his family runs the business. Chef is very entertaining and knowledgable. His preparations are absolutely wonderful. Plus the local wine, appetizers, hand made pasta right...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we were able to get into this class - it was extraordinary. They pick you up in town and whisk you up the hill to the quaint restaurant. A dozen or so students are mesmerized by Chef Marino, who has a...More

Thank shark4rae
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We took Moreno's class in mid/late February. This is definitely the low season in this area, and we ended up in a "private class" with just our group of four...very cool! We were picked up at the Varenna ferry dock by Moreno and driven up...More

Thank Brandon H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

One of our highlights while staying in Varenna. Promptly picked up at 10 a.m. Upon arrival at the Ristorante we were offered coffee, expresso, etc., and a small assortment of pastries. A short time later the wine came out. I had white which was excellent....More

3  Thank mbrstuff
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Very informative for the foodie and novice alike. We had 5 couples and a family of 4 with two young girls, and everyone participated and loved the food. We learned to make gnocchi in gorgonzola cream sauce, torteloni with ricotta, in a tomato sauce, and...More

1  Thank JTB4
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here on our visit to Varenna. We did not do the cooking class which takes place during the daytime. This is a family/chef-owned restaurant and the owner will pick you up in town if you do not have a car and...More

1  Thank Carol D
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LizJ060979
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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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