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Cook Italy

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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A Fantastic Experience

My wife and I were interested in an authentic Bolognese cooking experience. I saw Carmelita's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Des Moines, Iowa
An unforgettable day that exceeded expectations

My Girlfriend got me this experience for my birthday and what a memorable and rewarding experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kelsey E
Wellington, New Zealand
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Since 1999 offering Market-to-Table cooking classes, both day classes and half day classes. My classes are for very small numbers, they fill up quickly. The first months to fill are April/May and September/October so plan ahead! I offer home cooking...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Marsala 16, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 349 007 8298
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were interested in an authentic Bolognese cooking experience. I saw Carmelita's reviews months ago and booked our date (the day after New Year's). Carmelita was a good communicator, checked in with me, tolerated my follow-ups, and greeted us at the appointed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Girlfriend got me this experience for my birthday and what a memorable and rewarding experience it was. We travelled from London especially to do Cook Italy based upon the reviews and it did not disappoint. Our day started with a coffee at a local...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelsey E
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I had the most wonderful time doing a private cooking class with Carmelita, I totally recommend this great experience! We started the day in the markets, Carmelita shared so much of her knowledge and experiences as we made our way through the interesting (and gorgeous!)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank annao213
Reviewed 10 November 2018

In short, Carmelita is fantastic and so is the food she guides you through making - supportive with clear instructions along the way (even for a novice in the kitchen like myself) - BOOK NOW! Carmelita shares her unique experience and insight through a wonderfully...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jgsamuel
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This event was arranged as a birthday present for a family friend, whilst the girls went shopping, the boys went cooking. The tour of the markets was very informative, it certainly helped us focus, we visited the chocolate shop quite a few times over subsequent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Me and my boyfriend visited Bologna in September. I googled what to do there and I was so glad that I found this cooking class. We both love cooking and also Italy, so of course it was the best idea to learn how to cook...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Quest657869
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating part of our honeymoon in Bologna and we wanted to learn to cook real pasta from a local pro and we found it in Carmelita! She graciously invited us into her home and curated a three course meal for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Kayla F
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

A friend and I took Carmelita’s market tour & cooking course on a drizzly October Saturday, joined by another couple. We loved the market experience from the freshest vegetables, meats and delis, through to Bologna’s best chocolate. Eventually back to Carmelita’s apartment for the cooking,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank cce543
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great day with Carmelita with a small group of 4ppl on a market tour and cooking afternoon. The market tour was fascinating learning about all the produce with lots of tastings! Then it was back to her place to cook up a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank melbourne1103
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend taking this class with Carmelita. We booked a private class for the both us and she meet us at a cafe. We started our day by going to all the different shops in the market. I was impressed with Carmelita’s knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank April A
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13 October 2018|
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Response from ClaireDossett | Reviewed this property |
I can recommend Carmelita's Cook Italy classes.
Melanie H
28 March 2018|
Response from Carmelita | Property representative |
Yes to GF menu if you book a private ckass. Can you please send me an email so I can answer your other questions?