Cooking Class

3 Days Cooking Honeymoon in Bologna and Visit to an 1883 Balsamico Tradizionale Factory

Love is Passion. Cooking is Passion. A Comprehensive Three Days Program to make you into an expert Italian Cook.

(€975 each)

Love is Passion. Cooking is Passion.

MORNING SESSION - 8:30 a.m. - 01:00 p.m. + lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION - 04:00 p.m. - 07:30 p.m. + dinner


Meet at CIBO at 8:30am then take an historical tour on route to the Bologna market area with the chef where you decide the menu and shop at the market stands. After strolling and sampling through the market and purchasing ingredients, you return to the school and the culinary adventure begins. You will be preparing 6 delicious, complete meals, one for lunch and onefor dinner, including hand-made pasta using a 38 inch long mattarello (rolling pin). You will be enjoying lunch and dinner... and a little bit of relax between the morning and the afternoon session. For any special wish about the dishes to prepare write us anemail! After three days of cooking with a chef aside you'll really improve your cooking skills and techniques, and back home you'll confidently create your own menus!


One day you will be preparing a delicious meal using Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, Saba and the BALSAMOSaba sweet and sour condiment collection as main thread. You will be enjoying lunch, a little bit of relax and at 4:00 p.m. you'll leave downtown Bologna, with the chef, to travel to Vignola (Modena) and visit the vinegary La C 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 . 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.

What's included:
  • Morning and afternoon cooking classes in a professional kitchen
  • market visits and shopping with the chef
  • snacks and complete lunch and dinner
  • unlimited local wine (drink responsibly)
  • English speaking chef instructors
  • hands-on lesson, with one's own workstation & burner
  • round-trip for the balsamic vinegar factory
  • guided tour and tasting at the vinegary
  • CIBO apron
  • bottle of BALSAMOSaba 12_ 50ml by La C dal Non
  • recipe Book