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Private Hunting Of Truffle And Mushrooms With Chef Luigi Gandola In Bellagio

Private Hunting Of Truffle And Mushrooms With Chef Luigi Gandola In Bellagio

By Ristorante Salice Blu
per adult (price varies by group size)
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Ages 6-80
Duration: 4h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English, Italian, French

  • Port pickup car ferry 10:00 am in the morning
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Ristorante Salice Blu, Via per Lecco, 33, 22021 Bellagio CO, Italy
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 66953P4

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Dress code is formal
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 66953P4

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    • Tlacotalpan
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Hidden Gem - Unmatched in the Area
      Jarocho is on the KANSAS side of the state line in Kansas City. It's at 719 Kansas Ave,, Kansas City, KANSAS. It's a Mexican Seafood restaurant just off I-70. The food is award-winning (Best Seafood, Best Mexican) and the service is outstanding. The dishes are based on what you would find in Veracruz, Mexico. I had Ceviche and a dozen oysters on the half-shell. My daughter had a delicious shrimp soup, and our friend had very tasty stuffed trout. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the food and the culture and history of Veracruz. We were very pleased; we'll certainly go back!
      Written 18 June 2024
    • jpknw
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      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Overpriced and lacks value
      Not worth the money. Chef is character that is funny at first then irritating. He gets easily distracted as he clearly views cooking class as last priority to his other commitments. Also you definitely do t experience what is outlined in class. Book another option as this is not of value. We have done many classes internationally with amazing chefs as well as local chefs. This was by far the experience we enjoyed the least.
      Written 14 June 2024
    • jpknw
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      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Over priced and low on experience
      This experience is nothing like its represented. The cheese tasting involved stopping at a local cheese shoo see the cheese but you don't actually taste any. The class is a rushed, simp!e execution of some pasta with very little of the chefs time. He is a character and amusing at first but then quite irritating. The salad served at lunch as well as the wine were the highlight. Do not spend your money on this.
      Written 12 June 2024
    • gu_nir_narj2024
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      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Be in a larger group
      With Luigi focused on a couple that was planning they're wedding we were left forgotten and the rest of the staff didn't really know what do do with us. All round, seeing that is was the off season and we where the only people registered for the class and the chef being busy with other things, the right thing would have been to cancel. Not terrible as the food was good but the experience was rushed and not worth the money paid.
      Written 16 May 2024
    • jbrill01
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Luigi!!! Grazi for an amazing experience!!! Wonderful :)
      Thank you, Luigi—so much fun and delicious! :) Learned a lot, so much fun! We loved your humor, your food and your mom! The pasta making was soooo great!
      Written 20 October 2023
    • helensB1636HK
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      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      We learned a lot about truffles, the region and Chef Luigi's accomplishments. A super excursion, well worth it.
      Amazing to harvest truffles and mushrooms on the property of the restaurant. Golden retrievers to sniff out the location of truffles, then Roberto (chef Luigi did not join us in person) dug the truffle up. The dogs found several; enough for our cooking class. Steep walk on slippery leaves, not for the faint at heart but totally worth it. We were in a group of 8 although we expected to be just the two of us, as the tour was labeled private. Departure point NOT at the car ferry as mentioned on website, but from the next ferry over on the square. The cooking class was a lot of fun and the 4 course luncheon was great, with ample red wine. Chef Luigi is very talented and was making jokes while explaining what we had to do in his kitchen. The servers were well trained and very polite. Totally worth it; my comments are just to help you set expectations.
      Written 4 October 2023
    • donelana
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Excellent sommelierJenny, great wine and fun friends! We stayed for dinner, too! We chose a 7 course dinner which was divine! Enjoyed a fun view of the kitchen, too.
      Written 28 September 2023
    • Diana S
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A unique experience.. incredible place and atmosphere 😍
      We were so excited to see Chef Gandola.👌We tasted excellent wines and with an excellent selected menu to properly taste the taste of each wine from different years and vintages..The cellar, the restaurant and the people who took care of us were great and the whole team it works is worth visiting this family gem and trying all the authentic things there..My son loves to cook and so At my request we were seated in front of the glass showcases of the kitchen at a special table from which we could personally observe how prepares the truly unique menu here..Words cannot describe this experience and I highly recommend you go and see for yourself. I'm sorry we didn't have time to enroll in Chef Gandola's cooking class to learn the secret of cooking Italian cuisine from the best at it. I hope we can visit the restaurant again and immerse ourselves in the magic of this place. 🌹🥇🙏🍷🤩👌
      Written 4 September 2023
    • ronac995
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      This was an experience we will never forget! Chef Luigi, wife Camilla, and the rest of his family and staff were amazing. We registered for the pasta cooking class. This started out with a tour of his garden, and then the kitchen. We made our own pasta, we’re able to take lots of photos, and then ate, and ate, and ate some more! The food was beautiful and delicious, and he and his staff were most gracious. At the end of the evening, the kitchen was busy, and we asked them to call a taxi for us so as not to disturb them. They wouldn’t hear of it, and insisted on driving us back to town! If you have a chance, take this class!!
      Written 3 September 2023
    • Cathy V
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Luigi made every effort to accommodate for the flooding of his wine cellar. So passionate in his knowledge of wine and food
      Written 30 August 2023
    • Becky L
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fantastic lunch!
      Novel and interesting tour of the gardens with a lesson in how to prepare homemade pasta. Fun to see the kitchen in operation. Delicious lunch included! Will definitely return!
      Written 22 August 2023
    • Companion26262039951
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      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fun class.
      We loved the chefs personality. We learned about making pasta and ragout. We would have liked to know the recipes of the other sauce he made. It was delicious.
      Written 17 August 2023
    • Journey57223362253
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Best Bellagio Restaurant
      Best restaurant in Bellagio. A must visit whilst you’re there. The chef is fantastic, his food is lovely and he knows an endless amount about Italian wine to pair.
      Written 25 July 2023
    • Journey57223362253
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fantastic authentic restaurant and cellar
      Great experience. Luigi has a fantastic restaurant and wine cellar as the setting for a fantastic wine tasting experience. He took the time to make it really personable. The food included in the tasting complemented the wines brilliantly and we stayed for dinner after which was by a long way the best we had in our stay at Bellagio and lake Como.
      Written 25 July 2023
    • Steven Z
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing time!
      Exceptional time with Luigi. His family has run this restaurant for 50 years. He conveniently picked us up in Bellagio and drove us 5 minutes up the hill to the restaurant. The wine tasting in the cellar was great and educational. And we highly recommend staying for dinner afterwards. Best risotto we’ve ever had and fantastic experience in the restaurant with Luigi and his family. Can’t recommend enough!!
      Written 13 July 2023
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