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Excellent cooking class and wonderful ambiance!

I booked the class on the internet, mid February, together with my wife and a family of friends... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
abogdan2k
Excellent class!

My wife and I spent the morning learning the basics of pasta making, including gnocchi, and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition.
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Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 649 3627
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the class on the internet, mid February, together with my wife and a family of friends with their young and charming daughter (who is 2.5 years old). We hoped for a place where to learn how to cook handmade pasta, and we received,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank so much to our first romanian guests, even if in "the pork land" we had to make a vegan meal too!!! All the best

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the morning learning the basics of pasta making, including gnocchi, and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Valerie, Barbara and Michelle worked well together as a team. They were pleasant, delightful and helpful with tips for Bologna and Milano as well. I would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I spent the morning learning how to make some delicious Italian favorites! Barbara, Valeria and Michelle were great! A lovely time, can’t wait to come back for another lesson :)

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

My daughter studied abroad in Bologna this past semester and we went to visit her afterwards. We took the class together one evening and it was super fun and enjoyable! Well worth the money and our food was delicious. I would highly recommend taking this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I’m one of those people that likes to research the hell out of every option...and trust me I did! There were so many options for cooking classes in Bologna and the region. There was something about this one that just clicked. The price was slightly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ValeriaH70, Direttore at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you so much for the very nice review!!! We enjoyed the time spent with you.

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about the combined cooking class/market visit we took with Barbara and Valeria! The market visit gave us a unique glimpse into the city of Bologna and the culture of Emilia-Romagna. In the cooking class, they made seemingly complex dishes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went for a cooking class taught by Valeria and had a wonderful experience. She is a very talented teacher and cook, and treated us very kindly. The kitchen facilities are very professional. As English speakers, her fluency in our native language...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much!!!! I enjoyed the time we spent together Good luck for the gnocchi!!!!

Reviewed 27 October 2018

In October 2018, I had the pleasure of taking a cooking class with Valeria and Barbara, two wonderful ladies, passionate about their craft and equipped with a great sense of humour. The class itself is done in a very professional setting (large kitchen, big table...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Three generations of our family met in Bologna, ranging in age from 15 to 83 and one of the highlights without a doubt was the afternoon/evening spent at Il Salotto di Penelope. They made us all feel instantly welcome, there was laughter and story telling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

I invited my girlfriend to Italy for her 30th birthday and I decided to do an Italian pasta cooking class. We had a great time and learned how to cook pasta. I'm not the greatest cook, so it's not easy to teach me how to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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We are about 6 km far from the airport. Taxi costs 20/25 euros or you can take BLQ bus from the airport to the train station with some stops nearby.
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