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Private Cooking Lesson with chef Luigi Gandola

Via Per Lecco 33, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 031 950535
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Fun Pasta Making

Chef Luigi was very entertaining and we had a great time in this cooking class. We made... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane R
Pompano Beach, Florida

Something different to do for a say. From being o.o ked up at our hotel to the welcoming coffee the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marty p
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Cooking Lessons Private Cooking Lesson with chef Luigi Gandola.10.00 am: Meet chef Luigi in your hotel lobby in Bellagio or from Bellagio ferro station and transfer by private vehicle to his restaurant the “Salice Blu”.Enjoy a cup of coffee with Luigi before visiting his Herb Garden (with its 40 different aromatic herbs) behind the restaurant’s kitchens.The cooking lesson begins at 10.30 and you can assist Chef Luigi in making home made pasta, risotto and ravioli using fresh local products from the market. Enjoy these delicacies for lunch.Following lunch, Chef Luigi will give you a diploma as well as an English translation of the recepies.Apron With Himalaia sign And. Little present of italian foodTransfer back to your hotel at 2pm. ( time can change)
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Via Per Lecco 33, 22021 Bellagio, Italy
+39 031 950535
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef Luigi was very entertaining and we had a great time in this cooking class. We made tri-colored stuffed ravioli, pasta, gnocchi and a chocolate/vanilla soufflé. Our creations were served for lunch along with a zucchini flower appetizer, Chef Luigi's risotto and wine. We got...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Something different to do for a say. From being o.o ked up at our hotel to the welcoming coffee the day us interesting, educational, tasty and fun. Chief Luigi is a personality. From his homegrown vegetables and herbs. To the grape vines decorating the patio...More

Thank marty p
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We booked a group cookery lesson €125pp while on holiday in Varenna. The class was in Bellagio but easy to get to as Luigi collected us from the ferry terminal. I was a little nervous on what to expect from previous TripAdvisor reviews but I...More

Thank Jgilro
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Chef Luigi is a total; Character and so entertaining as well as a teacher and a chef. Seeing the garden and learning how to make all the dishes was so much fun and then enjoying a lunch of everything we learned to make was delicious....More

Thank kfabbrolous
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My mom and I took the fresh pasta cooking lesson with Chef Luigi and it exceeded all expectations. He personally picked us up from our hotel and drove us to his restaurant where we met a few other couples. We started the day with cappuccino...More

1  Thank Camille M
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Chef Luigi picked us up on time from our hotel in Bellagio. He is a careful driver and soon we were at his family restaurant. We enjoyed a cappuccino and then walked outside to see his herb garden where he picked zucchini flowers to use...More

3  Thank OmaAnnie
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My wife and two 6-year old daughters signed up for the class. I signed up not expecting to enjoy it as much. However, Chef Luigi was incredibly helpful with my daughters and it was one of the highlights of their time in Bellagio. They were...More

Thank DenverSkiHi
Reviewed 27 July 2016

As part of our Gardens of the Italian Lakes Tour, we arranged a private cooking lesson with Chef Luigi. He very kindly picked us up from our hotel in Bellagio and transported us up into the hills where his family restaurant is situated in a...More

2  Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our half day with Chef Luigi and our classmates (a very nice young couple on their honeymoon from the UK). As novices to Italian cooking, we learned a little about Chef's Lake Como cuisine and his passion for everything....More

Thank N_Luv_with_Italia
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Luigi was fabulous; we went there as a family of 5, 2 16 y/o and a 5 year old and had a great morning with private cooking lessons. It was fun and Luigi and his family were great hosts with both Mum and Nanna involved....More

Thank dpe156
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22 July 2015|
Response from fly121 | Reviewed this property |
It was $150.00 USD per person. We enjoyed the class, the day started at 10am and we didn't get back to our hotel until 3pm. Luigi is very friendly and entertaining, and the food was excellent.
1 May 2015|
Response from chefluigi | Property representative |
Yes You Can email me this is The price list COST OF COOKING COST OF COOKING LESSONS 2015 Only by reservation COST OF COOKING CLASS GROUP LESSONS 2015 1 person € 150 2 / 8 people 120 € all incluse 9 / 10 people 110... More
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