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Address: Cesare Boldrini 6, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 240936
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Description: A real Bolognese home cooking school in Bologna from "native Bolognesi...
A real Bolognese home cooking school in Bologna from "native Bolognesi." The better way for being able to appreciate the "Cucina Bolognese."
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Unique, Interesting, and Authentic Cooking Experience

We are not professional cooks but love great food. Traveling to Italy we wanted to experience some authentic cooking, a cooking school, or cooking lessons... we found the Bologna... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We are not professional cooks but love great food. Traveling to Italy we wanted to experience some authentic cooking, a cooking school, or cooking lessons... we found the Bologna cooking school was near where we are traveling and made plans to be there. Big Carlo is a great guide around Bologna. Go with him to the markets to get the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My daughter , grandson and I took the half day class. It was excellent. I wish I spoke Italian, but Carlo and Adriana did a good job with their English. We shopped for the ingredients in the local markets - cooked in Carlo's kitchen, and ate a wonderful lunch of our makings with Carlo and family. It was one of... More 

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san jose, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were two couple traveling to Italy for 3 weeks. We signed up for the Afternoon Cooking Class online from the U.S. before we left. Carlos answered our email immediately and gave us a summary of what we would learn: - Tagliatelle - Tortelloni with ricotta e spinaci - Gnocchi di patate - Ragù alla Bolognese (Bolognese meat sauce) -... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was excellent. To be clear, it's taught by an Italian family in their home. I see some reviews complaining about their English. We did not find there to be any significant language barrier. Luciana, who teaches the pasta making portion, has learned excellent English for what she's teaching you. If you want to debate politics or sports with her,... More 

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New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My husband and I took a half-day cooking class with big Carlo, Adriana, and Gabriella. It was a great experience where we got to make and subsequently devour the best pasta we've ever tasted. First off, Carlo took us on a market tour where we tasted local products-- cheeses, prosciutto, and coffee. We then arrived at Carlo's place, where we... More 

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CarloAberto, President and Food Teacher at Bologna Cooking School, responded to this review

Caro David Thank you also for us was a beautiful day with you and your family and thanks to the apron of the expo very welcome gift More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This was the best experience and the best money spent on our 15 day, 6 city tour of Europe. Mother and father celebrating 25th anniversary with 21 yr old daughter in tow. Started in the market with a leisurely walk and talk as we picked up supplies and tasted cheeses and meats prepared locally. Carlone Talozzi was our host and... More 

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CarloAberto, President vand Food Teacher at Bologna Cooking School, responded to this review

Caro David Thank you Also for us was a beautiful day with you and your family thanks to the apron of the expo very welcome gift More 

Mandurah, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I travelled to Bologna solely to learn all about the crusine of the region with the Bologna Cooking School, diverting our travels to do so. I wish I had read more of the reviews and understood what was really on offer. Carlo had very very limited English and does not understand questions. I enrolled for a half day market tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had a truly unique experience in Bologna. Carlo, Gabriella, and Luciana can really pass on their passion for Italian cooking and it was great to learn the traditional way of preparing pasta and ragù while listening to anecdotes and drinking local wine. We learned a lot that we have brought back to our home kitchen and we will, for... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We loved cooking with Carlo, Gabriella, Anna, and Luciana. They all wore their passion for food on their sleeves, and were a pleasure to spend time with from the moment we met in the market till we left Carlo's apartment full of delicious food and wine, feeling much wiser about Italian cuisine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We took in a class on our visit to Bologna and it proved to be the highlight, and given the competition in that great city that is quite an achievement. As expected the cooking class was excellent but sourcing the produce really added to the experience. As others have said the team were brilliant and good fun. Make the time... More 

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Address: Cesare Boldrini 6, 40121 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 240936
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Porto

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