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CIBO Culinary Institute of Bologna

Via Augusto Righi 30b, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 348 795 7725
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One of the best cooking classes we have taken

This was the highlight of our visit to Bologna. The class was engaging and informative. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerome J
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Portland, Oregon
Amazing Experience.

I took a one week course at CIBO in March. It was truly a fantastic experience. I would encourage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chefdekoven
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New York City, New York
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CIBO offers the ultimate Italian cooking experience. Enjoy short, half day or full day classes or a week long culinary adventure. Experience cooking lessons that are taught by professional restaurant chefs, in a fun foodie environment. Join us in downtown, historic Bologna or cook in our nearby countryside location.Classes are not demonstrations. At the Culinary Institute of Bologna(CIBO) you receive a true hands-on Italian cooking experience; you actively participate in the class and learn by actually cooking the dishes we prepare. Learn authentic Bolognese dishes from our professional chefs who are employed at local Emilia Romagna restaurants and trattorias. You will work with authentic recipes that have been handed down for centuries. You will perform cooking techniques that will quickly transform you into you into a great Italian cook.Choose from a multitude of cooking lessons. You may decide to take a few hours to a few days of classes, or enjoy a full week of culinary adventure in downtown Bologna and/or the nearby countryside in Ravenna. Select from the list of our Italian cooking courses. Almost every lesson includes a lunch or dinner.Prepare authentic Bolognese cuisine and then enjoy a wonderful meal that you created. CIBO loves amateurs, professionals, students and foodies, everyone is welcome at every level of expertise. 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 and have a fun filled culinary experience!
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Via Augusto Righi 30b, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the highlight of our visit to Bologna. The class was engaging and informative. It was truly hands on, we did everything from start to finish. We signed up for the Pasta class and got the extra benefit of the market class that was...More

Thank Jerome J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a one week course at CIBO in March. It was truly a fantastic experience. I would encourage anyone to go at the very least for a full day, and for more than one if time and budget allows. The experience feels like a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took 1 week course ( morning and afternoon)after I got recommendations from friend of mine. I had excellent experience, a good chance to work with very good Italian chefs ( Stefano, Alexandra and Lucia)who taught me all the secrets of the bolognas cousin which...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was beyond lucky to be Alexandra's only student on my first day at CIBO Culinary Institute. I'm a chef, so it was delightful to have a private lesson!!! She and I headed out to the best food purveyors in Bologna to select the ingredients...More

Thank Becky M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic evening cooking & eating with Alessandra!! Wish I could have extended the trip! So many tips and dishes to try at home ❤️

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Myself and 2 of my friends decided to take the 3 days cooking classes with CIBO and we are still reeling about the whole experience. Chef stefano is just so amazing and his passion rings through. For someone that loves food adventure like me and...More

Thank funke a
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

My husband and I took a stuffed pasta class in late April. We had a wonderful time, Alessandra was great. She has the perfect personality to teach folks about cooking. I ended up we a new appreciation of all the work that goes into ravioli...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

I signed up for the three-day course to learn the "old school" grandma recipes of Bologna. We started each morning at the local market selecting our vegetables, meats, cheese, and fish. Stefano (owner and head chef) along with his colleague Lucia (who we love) joined...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Just got back from 3-day program at CIBO. Started each day in the market selecting the freshest ingredients then off to the top-notch kitchen/classroom. Techniques and tips taught by the amazing Chefs Stefano, Lucia and Alex; all extremely talented and fun. Course culminates in your...More

1  Thank Vincent F
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I attended the stuffed pasta class which consisted of making ravioli, tortelloni and tagliatelle with real bolognese sauce, sage butter and seasonal green sauce, all cooked entirely from scratch, with the obvious ingredients fresh from the market. The afternoon class was taught by Alessandra/Ala, she...More

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Martha L
21 December 2017|
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Response from gfox1606 | Reviewed this property |
I believe, if you dig around on the website, that the prices are listed (whole day/half day/2.5 hours) on the website. .I may be wrong but I think it was about $120 for a 9-1:30 class. It was well worth the money for the... More
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Kathrine
13 November 2015|
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Response from Nancy T | Reviewed this property |
I've heard nothing about closing. Stefano, the head chef, just sent out his monthly email announcing that he is guest judge at a competition in England. Recipes and news but no mention of any closing. Fabulous experience... More
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