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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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Not to miss while in Varenna

Unfortunately we were not able to get reservations for the cooking class but we were able to make it for dinner. If you are in Varenna you must have dinner at Il Caminetto. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Grapevine, Texas, United States
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Grapevine, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Unfortunately we were not able to get reservations for the cooking class but we were able to make it for dinner. If you are in Varenna you must have dinner at Il Caminetto. It all started with our family being picked up in the town square and driven to this wonderful place. The food and the staff were amazing and... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My husband and I and our daughter were with Moreno and his family at his restaurant in June. What a wonderful day and one not to be missed, to watch this man talk about his life and watch him cook a fabulous meal for us all. The drinks were plentiful and the company great, it completely capped off a wonderful... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Fabulous day, Mereno was so kind he helped myself and my husband and another guest try to learn in Italian! really good food and fanctastic pizzochhere! a truley great experience not to be missed. A man who is passionate about food, family and motorbikes, you were a great host sara and Andrew

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went with my in-laws & husband & we absolutely loved it. Moreno was very entertaining & made great food. Would definitely do it again. FYI: it's almost 6 hours if you're trying to plan your day,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were traveling in the Northern Italy for 16 days and were fortunate to be able to attend the cooking class with Mareno.. He and his family were a delight and we couldn't have asked for a more well planned day. The food was outstanding and the preparation was to perfection. Hst wit and personality made the day even more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You see all the five star reviews beforehand and you think - is it that good Well yes it is I'm a fractionally fussy eater but even I coped and even enjoyed all the food We had cheesy mushroom risotto, ricotta tortolloni with tomato sauce and veal stew Lovely flavours - the amount of food and drink we consumed possibly... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Having attended Chef Moreno's class once before, we thought it would be a perfect experience to share with our friends and family the day before our wedding. Chef Moreno and Rosella welcomed all of us (we weren't exactly a small group) into their restaurant and created an incredible meal. Chef Moreno taught us how to make tortelloni (hands-on experience!) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We went with our 20something son. We learned how to make homemade pasta, risotto, pork roast, so many more things and tips. You get to eat the meal after you've prepared it!. We asked for his suggestions on a cheese and he took us to his butcher and helped us pick one out! He picked us up at the ferry... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had attempted to reserve this about 3 weeks in advance of our visit, but Moreno had said the class was full the only day we had available. Thanks to a timely phone call from the staff at Hotel Du Lac, we found out there was a last minute no show... so we requested a pickup, and 15 minutes later... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a wonderful time with Moreno, learning and watching his cooking demonstration. Fabulous food, fantastic wines and also meeting new friends. If you have the time while staying in the Varenna area, make a reservation......it's a must do!

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