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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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The greatest class - lots of fun

We are so glad we were able to get into this class - it was extraordinary. They pick you up in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
shark4rae
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Cudjoe Key, Florida
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Really cool class in nice old restaurant and village. Highly recommend!

We took Moreno's class in mid/late February. This is definitely the low season in this area, and we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brandon H
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Los Angeles, California
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“risotto” (72 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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Reviewed 3 days 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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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Reviewed 9 October 2017

My wife and I booked this cookery day on a friends recommendation. Thank god we listened. This was the highlight of our week at the beautiful Lake Como. As many other reviews have mentioned, chef Moreno is an absolute star. In addition to being a...More

3  Thank seedyroyal
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

My husband and I attended Chef Moreno's cooking class in September of 2017. Moreno and his family are incredibly charming and welcoming. We spent the better part of our day learning to cook traditional and delicious meals with Moreno. During the demonstration, you are provided...More

1  Thank valeriebraegger
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Chef Moreno not only teaches you how to make a classic Italian dinner, he gives you a dynamic history lesson. He is engaging and funny. Do this! You will love it. This gracious man is a great chef and teacher. He will pick up in...More

1  Thank ptelleck
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite days in lake como was at this cooking class. Beautiful view, historical restaurant and a quaint village. It was a day of good wine, amazing food and lots of laughs. The chef happily catered for dietary requirements and made sure we...More

1  Thank JessAfrica
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This was the best experience of our trip to Lake Como. Moreno picked us up near our accommodations in the morning and brought us to his restaurant. We were greeted with espresso and cookies before the class began. Moreno tailors his class to fit the...More

1  Thank Andrew L
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pamstanco
10 May 2018|
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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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Response from seedyroyal | Reviewed this property |
We dealt direct with the restaurant via email
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Stephen S
10 March 2018|
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Response from Sixonthego_50 | Reviewed this property |
I will look to see if we still have it.
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