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Our multi-day programs are perfect for the people who want to learn cooking and to study new cooking techniques. Cooking will cover a great variety of seasonal ingredients that you'll select and buy every morning at the Middle Market with the Chef.
You’ll discover more about our food, culture and products and you'll also be cooking at the vinegary "La Cà dal Non" in Vignola (Modena) where Mariangela and her family will lead you to the discovery of the fascinating world of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena aged over 12 and 25 years. Here, after the visit we will be preparing a delicious meal using Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.

 

 

CLASSES

2 Days Market Visits and Cooking Classes in Bologna

1 Day Market Visit and Balsamic Vinegar Cooking Tour in Vignola 

7 hrs x Day plus Lunch and Wine

WHEN

Morning: 8:30am – 03:30pm (including Lunch)

Monday to Saturday

EXPERIENCE

Day 1 and 2: Meet at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook.

After strolling and sampling through the market and purchasing best seasonal ingredients (Meat, Vegetables or Seafood) you return to the school and your culinary adventure begins.

Each day you will be preparing Seasonal Traditional Recipes, including Bolognese Sauce and 2 Handmade Pastas  using a 38 inch long Mattarello (rolling pin). 

Day 3: Balsamic Tour and Cooking at the Vinegary

Meet at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook. We’ll then visit the Vinegary La Cà dal Non in Vignola (Modena) where Mariangela and her family will lead you to the discovery of the fascinating world of Traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena aged over 12 and 25 years. Here, after the visit we will be preparing a delicious meal using Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Saba and the BALSAMOSaba sweet and sour condiment collection as main thread. The tour will last 2 hours and it will unlock the “secrets” of the production of this famous vinegar. You’ll walk in the ancient lofts where the product ages for many and many years and you’ll be guided through the tasting of these amazing vinegars and if you want you can shop them. We’ll be back to Bologna at around 5:30pm.

In three days you’ll be tasting and cooking with the great products Bologna is famous throughout the world for:

-30 months aged Parmigiano Reggiano

-hand-sliced 24 months Prosciutto di Parma (if seasonal)

-12 and 25 years aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Saba by the Vinegary “La Cà dal Non”

-white and black Truffle (if seasonal)

-Porcini and Chantarelles Mushrooms (if seasonal)

Along the cooking you snack on these great local products and taste great wines (drink responsibly).

The experience ends with Lunch.

For any special wish about the dishes to prepare write us an email!

PRICE

885€

PRICE INCLUDES

– 2 cooking classes in a professional kitchen

– 3 Market Visits and shopping with the Chef

– 1 Balsamic Tour and Cooking at a Vinegary in Vignola (Modena)

– Snacks and complete Lunch each day

– unlimited local Wine (drink responsibly)

– English speaking chef instructors

 

BOOK THIS COURSE: MULTI-DAY CLASSES 3Days




(€885 each)
CLASSES

4 Days Market Visits and Cooking Classes in Bologna

1 Day Market Visit and Balsamic Vinegar Cooking Tour in Vignola 

6 hrs x Day plus Lunch and Wine

When

Morning:  8:30am – 03:30pm (including lunch)

Monday to Saturday

Experience

Day 1,2,3 and 4: Meet at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook.

After strolling and sampling through the market and purchasing best seasonal ingredients (Meat, Vegetables or Seafood) you return to the school and your culinary adventure begins.

Each day you will be preparing Seasonal Traditional Recipes, including Bolognese Sauce and 2 Handmade Pastas  using a 38 inch long Mattarello (rolling pin). 

Day 5: Balsamic Tour and Cooking at the Vinegary

Meet at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook. We’ll then and visit the vinegary La Cà dal Non in English “the house of the grandfather” where Mariangela and her family will lead you to the discovery of the fascinating world of Traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena aged over 12 and 25 years. Here, after the visit we will be preparing a delicious meal using Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Saba and the BALSAMOSaba sweet and sour condiment collection as main thread. The tour will last 2 hours and it will unlock the “secrets” of the production of this famous vinegar. You’ll walk in the ancient lofts where the product ages for many and many years and you’ll be guided through the tasting of these amazing vinegars and if you want you can shop them.

In three days you’ll be tasting and cooking with the great products Bologna is famous throughout the world for:

-30 months aged Parmigiano Reggiano

-hand-sliced 24 months Prosciutto di Parma (if seasonal)

-12 and 25 years aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Saba by the Vinegary “La Cà dal Non”

-white and black Truffle (if seasonal)

-Porcini and Chantarelles Mushrooms (if seasonal)

Along the cooking you snack on these great local products and taste great wines (drink responsibly).

The experience ends with Lunch.

For any special wish about the dishes to prepare write us an email!

Price

1.425€

Price Includes

– 4 cooking classes in a professional kitchen

– 5 Market Visits and shopping with the Chef

– 1 Balsamic Tour and Cooking at a Vinegary in Vignola (Modena)

– Snacks and complete Lunch each day

– unlimited local Wine (drink responsibly)

– English speaking chef instructors

BOOK THIS COURSE: MULTI-DAY CLASSES 5Days Bologna and Balsamic




(€1425 each)
When

All year round

Experience

Starting on Monday you will be in Bologna, where you will learn how to cook traditional Northern Italian food in a cooking school. Each day begins at the local market where you and your chef will decide what to make each day based on seasonal availability. On Thursday you’ll head to the Tuscan mountains. In this cozy mountain setting you’ll cook over a fireplace and bake meats, bread and pizza in a 300 yr old stone oven that was once used by the monks to feed the locals.  In between you’ll travel the countryside visiting beautiful Tuscan towns and villages like Sansepolcro (home of the Renaissance painter Piero della Franceasca), Montefeltro (ruled by Federico da Montefeltro, one of the most successful condottieri of the Italian Renaissance and Lord of Urbino) or local food producers. On Sunday you will be returned to Bologna Airport or  train station for you departure.

BOOK THIS COURSE: The Gusto Tour: 7 Days Cooking Vacation in Emilia, Romagna, Tuscany and Montefeltro




(€2295 each)
WHEN

All year round

EXPERIENCE

Unlock the secrets to Italian cuisine with this 7 day all inclusive tour in Northern Italy with your own personal chef.

This Culinary Vacation will start on Monday in Bologna, where you will learn how to cook traditional Northern Italian food in a cooking school. Each day begins at the local market where you and your chef will decide what to make each day based on seasonal availability.  One day you’ll spend touring the local food producers that make Emilia Romagna famous around the world- Parmigiano Reggiano, and Prosciutto.  On Friday you’ll head to the mountains where you will head to the Apennines. In this cozy mountain setting you’ll cook over a fireplace and bake meats, bread and pizza in a 300 yr old stone oven that was once used by the monks to feed the locals.  In between you’ll travel the countryside visiting beautiful Tuscan towns and villages like Sansepolcro (home of the Renaissance painter Piero della Franceasca), Montefeltro (ruled by Federico da Montefeltro, one of the most successful condottieri of the Italian Renaissance and Lord of Urbino) or local food producers. On Sunday you will be returned to Bologna Airport or  train station for you departure.

3.485

PRICE INCLUDES

What’s included:

  • 3 nights accommodation in Bologna
  • 3 nights accommodation in the Apennines
  • Snacks, lunches, and dinners
  • Local transport
  • Personal hands on cooking classes
  • Unlimited local wine
  • Market visits and shopping
  • Walking tour of the Bologna city center

What can happen:

Visit local farmers, wine cellars and markets;

Visit to the Sanctuary of La Verna (Tuscany) founded by St. Francis of Assisi: here you’ll admire the beautiful works of lead-glazed terracotta by Andrea Della Robbia;

Visit to Borgo San Sepolcro (Tuscany), home of the painter Piero della Francesca, where you will visit the local museum with frescoes of the Resurrection of Christ and the Polyptych of the Misericordia;

Visit to Monterchi (Tuscany) where you will admire Piero della Franceasca’s Madonna del Parto;

Sant’Agata Feltria, Pennabilli, Monte Fumaiolo are just some of the dozens of welcoming towns and villages where art mixes with food, natural beauty and tradition, creating an intimate charm for those who visit.

BOOK THIS COURSE: The Lost Flavors Tour: 7 Days Cooking Vacation in Emilia, Romagna, Tuscany and Montefeltro




(€3485 each)
Classes

10 Days Cooking Classes or Tours, Wine Tastings and Lunches

6 hrs x day

 

 

 

 

When

Morning: 8:30am-3:30pm (Including Lunch)

 

5 days a week Monday to Friday 

Experience

Meet every morning at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook.

After strolling and sampling through the market and purchasing best seasonal ingredients (Meat, Vegetables or Seafood) you return to the school and your culinary adventure begins.

Each day you will be preparing Seasonal Traditional Recipes, including Bolognese Sauce and 2 Handmade Pastas using a 38 inch long Mattarello (rolling pin).

1 Day Balsamic Tour and Cooking at the Vinegary: Meet at CIBO at 8:30 and take a historic tour on route to the Bologna Middle Market with the Chef where you decide what to buy and cook. We’ll then go and visit the vinegary La Ca dal Non in Vignola, Modena, where Mariangela and her family will lead you to the discovery of the fascinating world of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena aged over 12 and 25 years. Here, after the visit we will be preparing a delicious meal using Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Saba and the BALSAMOSaba sweet and sour condiment collection as main thread. The tour will last 2 hours and it will unlock the secrets of the production of this famous vinegar. You’ll walk in the ancient lofts where the product ages for many and many years and you’ll be guided through the tasting of these amazing vinegars and if you want you can shop them.

1 Day in Ravenna and its Basilica of San Vitale, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and Basilica Sant’Apollinare in Classe.

1 Day Winery Tasting Tour in Romagna.

In 10 days you’ll be tasting and cooking with the great products Bologna is famous throughout the world for:

-30 months aged Parmigiano Reggiano

-Hand-sliced 24 months Prosciutto di Parma (if seasonal)

-12 and 25 years aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Saba by the Vinegary La Ca dal Non in Vignola, Modena

-White and black Truffle (if seasonal)

-Porcini and Chantarelles Mushrooms (if seasonal)

Along the cooking you snack on these great local products and taste great wines (drink responsibly).

For any special wish about the dishes to prepare write us an email!

Price

€ 2.800,00

Price Includes
  • 8 Days of Cooking Classes Monday to Friday with Market Visit (40 hours)
  • 1 Day Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Factory Cooking Tour
  • 1 Day Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma Factory Tour
  • 10 Days of Lunches, local Food and Wine Tastings
  • English speaking chef instructors

BOOK THIS COURSE: 2 WEEKS CLASSES Emilia Romagna Experience




(€2800 each)
CLASSES
  1. 4 Weeks Cooking Classes and Food Tours: Emilia Romagna Experience

140 hrs

WHEN

Morning: 8:30am – 3:30pm (Including Lunch)

5 days a week Monday to Friday plus 1 weekend on the Tuscan Mountains 

EXPERIENCE

4 week immersion course

 

Looking for a change of scenery?  Want to sharpen your culinary skills?  Whether you are a foodie or professional, 4 weeks in our immersion course is a way to dig deep into the traditions, culture and culinary aspects of Northern Italy.

 

You’ll spend your days in a professional kitchen under the tutelage of the Master Chef.  He’ll work with you to organize your day, select the ingredients at the local market and then prepare meals according to traditional techniques.

You’ll also spend time visiting the farms and factories of some of the best known foods in all of italy, Balsamic Vinegar, Prosciutto and Parmigiano Reggiano. You’ll spend time in the Apennine mountains touring charming medieval towns and cooking over a fireplace and in a 300 years old sone oven.

Imagine boning and cooking a whole rabbit, visiting a medieval castle on a mountain and sipping wines with a local winemaker.  You’ll spend time with the family and learn the history of the region. This is the experience that awaits you.

PRICE

€ 5.000,00

PRICE INCLUDES
  • 20 Days of Cooking Classes Monday to Friday with Market Visit (140 Hours)
  • Bonus-3 Days on the Apennines Mountains, Tuscany, Marche and Montefeltro (Lodging included)
  • Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Factory Cooking Tour
  • Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma Factory Tour
  • Winery Tour in Romagna
  • Tour of Ravenna
  • Lunches and Wine
  • English speaking chef instructors

BOOK THIS COURSE: 4 WEEKS CLASSES Emilia Romagna Experience




(€5000 each)
WHEN

All year round

EXPERIENCE

A 10 day all-inclusive Vacation exploring the food and flavors of Northern Italy with your personal Chef. For lovers of Food, Beauty and Fine Arts.

We’ll cook and eat together the best Italian dishes, according to the season, Foods like porcini and chanterelle mushrooms, white truffles, local meats and seafood, regional salumi and cheeses, fresh vegetables and of course- handmade pastas;

We’ll drink and appreciate my favorite Italian Wines: Barolo and Barbaresco, Valpolicella and Amarone, Sangiovese, Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Super Tuscans

Guided tour of the famous food markets in Bologna;

Personal cooking lessons at my mountain retreat in the Apennines

Dining in my favorite restaurants, picnicking in the woods, cooking Pellegrino Artusi traditional recipes in my kitchen;

Visiting local farmers, wine cellars and markets;

Visit to the Sanctuary of La Verna (Tuscany) founded by St. Francis of Assisi: here we’ll admire the beautiful works of lead-glazed terracotta by Andrea Della Robbia;

Visit to Borgo San Sepolcro (Tuscany), home of the painter Piero della Francesca, where we’ll visit the local museum with frescoes of the Resurrection of Christ and the Polyptych of the Misericordia;

Visit to Monterchi (Tuscany) where we’ll admire Piero della Franceasca’s Madonna del Parto;

Sant’Agata Feltria, Pennabilli, Monte Fumaiolo are just some of the dozens of welcoming towns and villages where art mixes with food, natural beauty and tradition, creating an intimate charm for those who visit;

Visit Venice meandering through the picturesque Venetian canals to the famous Rialto Seafood Market where we will enjoy Prosecco aperitives,  lunch at a typical venetian Bacaro (Osteria) and a walk to Piazza San Marco.

4.950

PRICE INCLUDES
  • Accomodations in an apartment, farmhouse or hotel;
  • Meals,beverages and local transportation
  • 2 days in Bologna with personal cooking lessons at the Culinary Institute of Bologna;
  • 1 Day Tour in Emilia Romagna discovering the secrets of Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma
  • 1 day in Vignola, Modena with cooking lessons at an old traditional family Balsamic vinegar factory
  • 4 days visiting the splendid mountainous region of the Apennines, on the border with Tuscany and Marche. Here, away from the typical tourist routes, you will discover a fascinating, cozy and very romantic area, unveiling its treasures at every corner;
  • 1 day visiting the Montefeltro area and discovering about the renaissance Duke Federico da Montefeltro;
  • 1 day in Ravenna, once the ancient capital of Rome where we’ll visit the Basilica of San Vitale and its Byzantine mosaics.
  • 1 optional day in Venice meandering through the picturesque Venetian canals to the famous Rialto Seafood Market where we will enjoy Prosecco aperitives, lunch at a typical venetian Bacaro (Osteria) and a walk to Piazza San Marco.

BOOK THIS COURSE: 10 Days Private Cooking Vacation in Emilia, Romagna, Tuscany and Montefeltro




(€4975 each)

POSSIBLE DISHES YOU MAY COOK:

Handmade pastas: tagliatelle – tagliolini – tortelloni – tortellini – pappardelle maltagliati -strozzapreti – strichetti (bowties) -garganelli – gnocchi (potato dumplings) – ravioli – cappelletti – rotolo (pasta roll) -lasagne

Sauces: stock brodo – bechamel sauce – rabbit ragu – ragu bolognese – sausage ragu (bolognese ragu di salsiccia) – clams – mussels – shellfish-inkfish -calamari – octopus – marinara

Soups: leek and potatoes – onion-black beans (pasta e fagioli) – white beans – chickpeas

Risotto: sausages – artichokes – asparagus – radicchio – according to the season.

Main courses: Chicken Cacciatora – Cotoletta Bolognese- Bolognese Cutlet – Vegetable Pie – Friggione – Lamb Ragu – Meat Balls-Polpette – Pork Ribs and Sausages Stew Spuntature e Salsiccie in umido – Pork Sirloin in Milk Sauce Lombo al latte – Vegetables Flan – Veal Stew (Spezzatino) -Rabbit With Artichokes- Lamb With Swiss Chard-Polpette – Stuffed Chicken- Rabbit/Chicken Porchetta – Fennel Sformato – Mixed Seafood Soup (Brodetto), Stuffed Calamari – Baked Seafood – Cartoccio – Acquapazza, Roasted Seafood – Seafood Stir-Fry

Bread: Pane – Panini – Stuffed panini – Grissini – Focaccia with different servings- Pizza with different seasonings

Tarts / Desserts: Panna Cotta -Tiramisu – Zuppa Inglese-Creme Caramel – Pan Di Spagna – Crostata