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Next best thing to having an Italian Grandmother in Town to Teach You!

We had a simply wonderful time. We started with a visit to the market, bought our amazing fresh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave K
Fantastic Experience!

Myself and 5 friends had an unforgettable day in Bellagio learning how to cook Italian food with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Experience cooking as in a real Italian home guided by a genuine housewife teaching you how to cook a perfect traditional meal for your family and friends, simply the Italian way.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Salita Plinio 5, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 333 786 0090
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a simply wonderful time. We started with a visit to the market, bought our amazing fresh ingredients, then returned to the kitchen. We first made tiramisu from scratch (sauf the ladyfingers). Then opted to do ravioli -- which was fun but a lot...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 5 friends had an unforgettable day in Bellagio learning how to cook Italian food with Gusto Italiano. Both Daniela and Diane made the experience extra special, both being fun, friendly and entertaining hostesses! Every part of the course was so enjoyable, from shopping...More

Thank Mairi1603
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent today with the lovely Christina and Daniela shopping for fresh, local ingredients and learning to make bruschetta, ravioli, and tiramisu. The food was delicious and these two ladies are fantastic - warm, friendly and hilarious! What a wonderful final day on Lake Como!

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 5 friends took part in this fantastic day as a birthday treat for two of them. From start to finish this was amazing, the people were lovely, big shout out to Diana who ran our day and was so welcoming and nice to...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter (21) and I took this class and it was the first cooking class for both of us. Well I have to say this was one of the best things we did during our entire trip to Italy. The food was delicious and Christina...More

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could write all day about how much fun we had, so let’s break it up in categories. Location: the kitchen is about 30 yards up the alley from the Hotel DuLac from the waterfront, so very convenientWe and easy to find. Once you arrive,...More

Thank drano21
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

While travelling with friends around the Italian lakes, we were staying in Bellagio for a few days and booked in for this a local experience. We arrived just before our booking time and we were welcomed in to the reception area. Right from the start...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Had a really good time attending this cooking class! First we had a nice tour pf the center in Bellagio shopping for the ingredients. Later we had a really fun and interesting class with Diana, who teaches you to make the best ragu! After some...More

Thank Tommy G
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We were a group of 7 ladies that experienced this most amazing day of learning some Italian home cooking! The experience from doing the shopping and hearing the history of Bellagio with Daniela to the amazing instructions from Diana for our cooking class from making...More

Thank Lori W
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Our party of 4 shopped & cooked with Daniela & Silvana, this would have to be a real highlight of our European holiday, they were so helpful & it was such a delightful day. If you have the time when near Bellagio this is a...More

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If one or two students, 120 euros each. If more, 90 euros each.