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CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna

Via Augusto Righi 30b, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 348 795 7725
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Wonderful people and class .

So happy we did this class. Learned how to make Bolognese and hand rolled pasta the food was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tana R
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
via mobile
Brilliant cooking experience

The cooking class I attended here was sensational. I went wanting to learn how to make authentic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dazzlel
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Brisbane, Australia
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CIBO offers the ultimate Italian cooking experience. Enjoy short, half day or full day classes or a week long culinary adventure. Experience cooking lessons that are taught by professional restaurant chefs, in a fun foodie environment. Join us in downtown, historic Bologna or cook in our nearby countryside location.Classes are not demonstrations. At the Culinary Institute of Bologna(CIBO) you receive a true hands-on Italian cooking experience; you actively participate in the class and learn by actually cooking the dishes we prepare. Learn authentic Bolognese dishes from our professional chefs who are employed at local Emilia Romagna restaurants and trattorias. You will work with authentic recipes that have been handed down for centuries. You will perform cooking techniques that will quickly transform you into you into a great Italian cook.Choose from a multitude of cooking lessons. You may decide to take a few hours to a few days of classes, or enjoy a full week of culinary adventure in downtown Bologna and/or the nearby countryside in Ravenna. Select from the list of our Italian cooking courses. Almost every lesson includes a lunch or dinner.Prepare authentic Bolognese cuisine and then enjoy a wonderful meal that you created. CIBO loves amateurs, professionals, students and foodies, everyone is welcome at every level of expertise. Our professional chefs and staff provide instruction in a friendly, relaxed step-by -step instructional manner The staff will share their expert tips, methods and cookery and techniques. Our classes are not demonstrations but rather hands-on cooking classes offer a unique opportunity to learn from the very best!Using our state of the art professional kitchens will assure of learning quickly and effortlessly. Each kitchen is equipped with the latest kitchenware and cooking equipment.. At CIBO your are in the perfect setting in which to improve your cooking skills and have a fun filled culinary experience!
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“cibo” (109 reviews)
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Via Augusto Righi 30b, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So happy we did this class. Learned how to make Bolognese and hand rolled pasta the food was delicious we made the classic Bolognese with Bechamel and a wonderful Vegetable Lasagne plus a delicious rolled pasta .Everyone was friendly and will use these techniques for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cooking class I attended here was sensational. I went wanting to learn how to make authentic Italian food and got more out of the experience than I expected! Lucia took my class and was just brilliant. She was happy to answer questions, offered tips...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here to specifically learn bolognese sauce. We did that and more. We made the sauce and then pasta to make lasagna. Class was small and we got individual attention. This was well worth the price and I would go again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm obsessed with everything related to food/cooking: I have attended culinary school at several Le Cordon Bleu's (Paris, London, Wellington) and have taken extended chef's courses around the world (Spain, South Africa, China, Thailand, Japan, Mexico etc.). As Italian food has always been one of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm an avid cook and familiar with Southern Italian cuisine. I wanted to expand that knowledge and learn more about Northern food, particularly from Emilia-Romagna. CIBO is very different than any other school I've attended. They really are a culinary institution. They've copiously studied typical...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I'm late writing this review. We attended a class in early October, but my memory is still fresh. The small group in our session worked well together. Alex was an amazing instructor with a great attitude! I loved being taught ratios for ingredients and why...More

Thank Beth C
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I just finished two classes at CIBO with Alex. It was so much fun I’m hoping to come back for an extended time. I couldn’t believe how much we did and how much I learned. It’s very hands on and I felt quite confident when...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Twelve of us in Emilia Romagna on a foodie tour... what could be better than to take a cooking class! CIBO's Chef Stefano met us at the market to start our day of cooking and learning. His plan for a menu of traditional Bolognese style...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Stefano met us at the street market where we made a plan of what we might want to cook. The fruits and vegetables are fresh and ripe. The fish market was loaded with a huge assortment to choose from. Mussels, shrimp, squid, and fish filled...More

Thank April A
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I took the late afternoon class that focused on making pasta and sauces and my personal favorite, stuffed squash blossoms. We worked with Alexandra as our chef. She was patient, knowledgable and a wonderful teacher. She offered up a bunch of tips that will make...More

Thank Emily F
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Martha L
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Response from gfox1606 | Reviewed this property |
I believe, if you dig around on the website, that the prices are listed (whole day/half day/2.5 hours) on the website. .I may be wrong but I think it was about $120 for a 9-1:30 class. It was well worth the money for the... More
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Kathrine
13 November 2015|
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Response from Nancy T | Reviewed this property |
I've heard nothing about closing. Stefano, the head chef, just sent out his monthly email announcing that he is guest judge at a competition in England. Recipes and news but no mention of any closing. Fabulous experience... More
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