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Bologna Cooking School

Via Cesare Boldrini 6, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 334 232 4787
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Amazing cooking experience

This cooking class was one of the best experiences during our trip to Bologna. The class takes... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
mattmckenzie23
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Seattle, Washington
Fantastic Cooking Experience

This was a highlight of our visit to Bologna. Big Carlo took us shopping in the fresh markets for... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Laurie S
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A real Bolognese home cooking school in Bologna from "native Bolognesi." The better way for being able to appreciate the "Cucina Bolognese."
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“big carlo” (29 reviews)
“tiramisu” (24 reviews)
“ragu” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Cesare Boldrini 6, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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+39 334 232 4787
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

This cooking class was one of the best experiences during our trip to Bologna. The class takes place in Big Carlo's home and you immediately feel like family when you're there. Even more than the amazing food is the stories, history, and culture we gained...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was a highlight of our visit to Bologna. Big Carlo took us shopping in the fresh markets for our ingredients then to his home for a great day of learning, cooking and eating the dishes that we prepared. We left with cooking instructions and...More

1  Thank Laurie S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a wonderful weekend in Bologna in January and the highlight for us was spending the morning shopping for ingredients in the market and learning to cook some classic regional dishes. We were ably looked after by the charming Carlo and he made the...More

Thank Kevin H
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CarloAberto, Proprietario at Bologna Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you. Also for us was a wonderfull day

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Bologna. For years it was my dream to have a cooking lesson in Italy and this experience met our expectations in every way! Carlo and his team were amazing. We learned a lot, not only...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a great day with Carlo and his family learning new skills and having fun in the kitchen. Its a full on day with lots to do and even more to eat and drink. Myself and a friend had a wonderful time and took...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Met big Carlo to go shopping. Don't miss this bit, lots of tastings and delicious coffee. Back to the school which is very simple and relaxed but great fun and we learnt loads. Really proud of the pasta we made and bolognese ragu was delicious....More

Thank Anna J
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had an amazing experience with Carlo, Anna, and Gabriella. Carlo showed us from the begininng how to make pasta, the classic bolognese sauce, tortellini, and since we had some extra time, tiramisu. It was done with patience, without hurry, and with attention to detail....More

1  Thank rmar61
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I spent 2 half days with Carlo, going to the market the first day, then making pasta using a Kitchenaid attachment to roll out the dough. With the help of his sister, Gabriella, I made a Calamari dish that was fantastic. Also made a macaroni...More

Thank Susan E
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I did the half day cooking class without the market tour and I'm very glad I did. It was a lot of fun making the food and learning about the history of the recipes. The lunch afterwards was great, with excellent quality food and wines...More

2  Thank Gareth B
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

I like to cook and this seemed like a perfect way to spend time in Bologna. The class was extremely informative, Carlo and Luciana were excellent teachers. They were patient and answered many questions. They had lots of tips and suggestions for when I got...More

2  Thank Marian M
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nicolajadexx
21 May 2017|
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Response from CarloAberto | Property representative |
info @ bolognagookingschool com
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vernacycle
10 May 2017|
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Response from CarloAberto | Property representative |
Thank you If you send us an email we send all the detail and th prices Hava a good day Carlo
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17 April 2017|
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Response from CarloAberto | Property representative |
Thank you 29 April it's not available30 April is ok If you send usan email we give all our programs for this date Have a good day Carlo
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