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Ristorante Il Caminetto Cookery Lessons

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Address: viale Progresso 4 | Gittana di Perledo, 23828 Varenna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0341 815225
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The BEST activity and meal during my 3-week tour of Italy

Fabulous. Excellent. Fun. Friendly. Superb. When friends ask me about my favorite part of my trip to Italy, I tell them it was the cooking class with Chef Moreno! My sister and I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lake Stevens, Washington

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous. Excellent. Fun. Friendly. Superb. When friends ask me about my favorite part of my trip to Italy, I tell them it was the cooking class with Chef Moreno! My sister and I attended cooking class with Chef Moreno at Ristorante II Caminetto prior to the start of our 3-week tour of Italy. I booked because of all the high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

At the last minute, we had to change our plans, and thankfully, Chef Moreno was able to welcome us into his cooking class. We came in and within 5 minutes I was drinking the best cappuccino of my life! There were wonderful little Italian cookies on the table. There was a warm and inviting fire in the fireplace. We spent... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the cooking class with Chef Moreno and his family. It was the last class of the season, so we were very fortunate to be in attendance. We learned a lot about the Italian culture and traditional Italian cooking. Moreno was so knowledgeable, passionate and entertaining. He kept our attention with his contagious sense of humor and mad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

If you are in the Varenna area, do not miss the opportunity to attend the Cooking Class at Il Caminetto Restaurant. Moreno, the owner, arranges pick up at the Ferry site to drive up the mountain to the restaurant which, in itself, is part of the adventure. We learned a great deal at the Class, not just about the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A charming restaurant and charming chef! The food is delicious, plenty of wine and conversation. Don't miss this if you are staying on Lake Como!

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We read about this cooking class in a book. The weather forecast for the next day was poor, so on a whim we called. It was mid-October, so light season, and space was available. We were picked up in front of our B&B, and driven to Gittana by Chef Moreno. Then ensued a 6 hour delightful blend of cooking technique,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

This was the highlight of our stay in Lake Como. We stayed in Bellagio but this was well worth the short boat to Varenna. Chef Moreno's cooking class was a relaxing and interesting way to spend a day. First of all, Il Caminetto is situated in a stunning location in Gittana. Chef Moreno arranged pick-up for us from the Varenna... More 

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Balzac, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Based on the reviews on trip advisor, I sent emails starting in June to try to reserve the cooking class for 5 of us. Not sure what the problem was. But I just didn't get responses to my emails. Tried again when we arrived in Varenna, but the classes were full. So, we had the tourist office phone and make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

This was honestly the best thing I did in my whole time in Italy!!! What an amazing time. I feel so humbled to have enjoyed such a wonderful experience! Thank you Moreno for the most fantastic day!!

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Lake Tahoe, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Spending a day with Chef Moreno Is a "not to be missed" experience while in Varenna! The class is small and intimate, the restaurant (closed during "school" hours) lovely and Chef Moreno is superb...not only a wonderful cook, but a marvelous and engaging teacher with beautiful technique. His English is excellent and he is very knowledgeable about ingredients and food... More 

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