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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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Chef Moreno's motto. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon

We have just spent a wonderful day learning about life whilst viewing and participating in an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bainbridge, Wa
Great cookery school fun!

Our family (2 adults and 2 children) had an amazing day with Chef Moreno at his restaurant. Other... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sophie H
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Viale del Progresso 4 | Gittana di Perledo, 23828 Varenna, Italy
+39 0341 815225

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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Ileana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Sixonthego_50
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Took this class with a friend and we enjoyed a full day of life in an authentic Italian kitchen. We were staying down the lake so had bit of a hiccup as the ferry schedule was 10 mins off. It is a small & welcoming...More

1  Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We had an extra day in Como and were looking for something to do. We looked on Trip Advisor and found Ristorante Il Caminetto Cookery Lessons. We emailed Mauro on Thursday night and he got right back to us. He picked us up Friday morning...More

Thank B R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

WOW! What a day with Chef Moreno and his beautiful wife Rosella .. we came for a cooking class but instead received not just a lesson in northern Italian food but a lesson in living a good life as well, Italian style!! We spent a...More

2  Thank JourneysOut
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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.
2 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.
20 December 2016|
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Response from saguarogirl | Reviewed this property |
All I remember about it is his comment "and lots and lots of cream"! I'd say email him again...sometimes it takes a few times....also....he posts some recipes on his website.