We are different
About CIBOCIBO – The Culinary Institute of Bologna for Foodies offers unique, hands-on cooking classes, that are taught by English speaking, professional, restaurant chefs. Enjoy short pasta courses, half-day, one-day and multi-day cooking classes. CIBO is in located in downtown Bologna. Read More
We're DifferentCIBO provides only “hands-on” instruction, not demonstrations. Participants work at individual workstations & cooking burners. Learn from restaurant, regional chefs in a professional kitchen – not in someone’s apartment. Working together each day you create new, unique menus. Read More
How Do I RegisterClick on the photo or on the red bar above. Enter date, # of people, select your course(s) & if the class is available (you will know instantly) and submit your payment-that’s it! Receive a receipt, map & more info by email. Soon you will be cooking and having fun at CIBO in Bologna! Read More
Why Select CIBOAt CIBO, our goal is not just to meet your needs, but rather to exceed your expectations. Explore our unique classes. We’re proud of our experienced, professional, friendly staff & high standards. Tripadvisor voted us as one of the best cooking schools in Italy. Read More
CIBO Course Listing
1. Select a course to display class description and pricing.
2. Indicate date, time, number of people and click “Check Availability” button
All classes are “hands-on”, for all skill levels, conducted in English, and for most classes YOU decide the Menu!
Our classes are bookable 1 Day in advance, but LAST MINUTE BOOKING requests are possible emailing us at:
Stuffed Handmade Pasta: Ravioli/Tortelloni + Tagliatelle, Ragu Bolognese + 2 More Sauces 3.5hrs (€165)Baked Handmade Pasta: Lasagne/Cannelloni + Tagliatelle, Ragu Bolognese 3.5hrs (€165)Half-day Meat: Prepare a delicious, complete, multi-course, MEAT-oriented, authentic, Bolognese meal (include Market Visit) 4.5hrs (€195)Granny: Our chef shares the secrets of cooking like Grandma – learn local handed-down Bolognese recipes! (include Market Visit) 4.5hrs (€195)
Stuffed Handmade Pasta: Ravioli/Tortelloni + Tagliatelle, Ragu Bolognese + 2 More Sauces 3.5hrs (€165)Baked Handmade Pasta: Lasagne/Cannelloni + Tagliatelle, Ragu Bolognese 3.5hrs (€165)Granny: Our chef shares the secrets of cooking like Grandma – learn local handed-down Bolognese recipes! 4.5hrs (€195)
Prepare two authentic, Bolognese meals, antipasti, pasta main dishes, sides, & desserts 8hrs (€325)Granny: Learn the secrets of the chef’s grandmother recipes-prepare 2 authentic, local, Bolognese meals 8hrs (€325)
2 Fabulous Days of Cooking, Eating & Drinking 16hrs (€625)3 Fabulous Days of Cooking, Eating & Drinking 24hrs (€925)3 Days of Learning Typical Granny’s Traditional Bolognese Recipes – A Tribute To Nonna 24hrs (€925)5 Days of Cooking, Eating & Drinking 5 Days Bologna 40hrs (€1575)5 Days of Cooking, Eating & Drinking 4 Days Bologna-1 Day Venice- Balsamico Tasting 40hrs (€1950)
We love amateurs, professionals, students and foodies.
We offer classes for everyone at every level of expertise. Whether you are a beginner or a more “seasoned” cook, you will improve your cooking skills as you learn to create Emilia Romagna authentic Bolognese dishes, taught by a professional restaurant chef. Our professional chefs and staff provide instruction in a friendly, relaxed step-by -step instructional manner. The staff will share their expert tips, methods and cookery and techniques. Our classes are not demonstrations but rather hands-on cooking classes offer a unique opportunity to learn from the very best!Using our state of the art professional kitchens will assure of learning quickly and effortlessly. Each kitchen is equipped with the latest kitchenware and cooking equipment. At CIBO your are in the perfect setting in which to improve your cooking skills. Using our state of the art professional kitchens will assure of learning quickly and effortlessly. Each kitchen is equipped with the latest kitchenware and cooking equipment. At CIBO your are in the perfect setting in which to improve your cooking skills. Come to CIBO to learn all aspects of becoming a fantastic Bolognese cook! Learn from a professional chefs who are working at local Emilia Romagna restaurants and trattorias. Plan your next Italian cooking vacation at CIBO. At CIBO we believe that cooking in Bologna should be fun, relaxing, enjoyable and fun. Remember you eat what you create and every meal is accompanied by enjoying our local wines.