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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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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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I still make paste 5 years later just like chef Moreno taught me ! One of the best cooking classes I have ever taken, he is so personable and accommodating

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I still make paste 5 years later just like chef Moreno taught me ! One of the best cooking classes I have ever taken, he is so personable and accommodating

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We spent the day with Moreno learning some of the finer points of traditional Italian cooking. Making pasta and filling for tortellini, including their folding and shaping, risotto and a lovely salmon pastry were on the programme. We learnt so much about other Italian food and associated customs. The whole day was so informative yet pure fun and we ate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had so much fun cooking with Moreno! My friends and I were picked up and brought to the restaurant which was extremely convenient. Moreno was extremely charismatic and fun; his cooking skills and demonstrations were thorough. Although the clas was more of Moreno cooking, we got to help make the pasta. A must do in Varenna!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Not to be missed. Communications beforehand were very good. We were picked up via van in the piazza as scheduled and the drive around the hairpin turns up into the hillside village was itself a memorable experience. Arrive with an appetite and leave with new friends and a deeper appreciation of local cooking and a family's love for its village... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The highlight of our trip was a day spent with Moreno in one of his cooking classes. Communication before the day was very good and we were picked up from Varenna ferry dock at the time agreed and driven up to the restaurant which is located on a hill in a very picturesque spot overlooking the lake. The host, Moreno,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This restaurant also provides cooking lessons. My two daughters went to the restaurant and was advised it was full, the place was mostly empty, apart for 4 couples we looked at the tables and were told they were all reserved. We were staying around the corner, 30min later and1 later and further the restaurant was just as it had been... More 

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Bay Area, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The highpoint of our trip to the Lake District was our time spent with Chef Moreno. His 'cookery lesson' was wonder-filled and gave us real tools to bring back home and create our own Italian masterpieces. Moreno's warm personality, dedication to his passion, and encouraging ways is an ideal combination. We were so taken with the class that we returned... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You don't have to be cook to come here...enjoy the experience, the comraderie, the fun! We enjoyed the food and the stories and the education: "if you want to feed your hunger, have a sandwich; if you want to feed your soul, have the pasta!" We fed our souls with great pleasure. Thank you!

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was amazingly fun. Learned a lot about cooking pasta and other dishes, ate what we cooked, and the wine flowed like water. Very entertaining, great service (including a ride to/from our hotel), excellent food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

After spending from 10 am to 5 pm learning from a master chef and getting to sample some of the most delicious food and wine, all I can say is "Wow!" This was my second time to learn about Italian cooking from Moreno--and my wife's third time in the class. Each time has been different--each time a fun experience. It... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante Il Caminetto Cookery Lessons

Address: viale Progresso 4 | Gittana di Perledo, 23828 Varenna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0341 815225
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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