Cooking Class And Lunch At A Villa On Lake Como

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Welcome to Villa Casanova, a wonderful estate located on Como Lake. The family-owners offer this hands-on cooking class at their mansion, and invite you to join the estate for an outdoor aperitif followed by an hands on cooking class in the kitchen and a convivial lunch.


  • Lunch included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Vegetarian meal option available

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Just a few minutes drive from Bellagios city center and Lake Como, sits an elegant restaurant and is home to the award-winning imaginative chef. While young, this chef worked in the illustrious Villa DEste for seven years and has already won 40 gold medals in international culinary competitions. Still, the chef is humble and energetic as he talks about using local ingredients and teaches his hands-on pasta cooking class in his family-owned restaurant.

Your culinary adventure begins at 10:00 a.m. when you are picked up from your hotel lobby in Bellagio, post office, or ferry gate and you hear tales from the kitchen on the ride over to the familys restaurant. Once at the restaurant, relax for a moment with a cup of coffee or cappuccino with your chef and then you put on an apron and explore the herb garden behind the restaurant. The hands-on cooking lesson begins at 10:30 a.m. and focuses on creating homemade pasta fresca, packed with fresh daily ingredients, as well as risotto, tagliatelle, gnocchi and a dessert which changes daily.

After the class, enjoy lunch on the terrace (weather permitting). Chef Luigi will also send you off with a home made bottle of olive oil, an apron, a diploma of participation, as well as a recipe book (in English) focused on dishes typical to the region. Your class ends at around 2:30 p.m. when you return to Bellagio town or your Bellagio hotel in a van with all of your culinary souvenirs.

Inclusions for Cooking Class And Lunch At A Villa On Lake Como

  • Hands-on cooking class
  • Aperitif in the garden with Prosecco, cold cuts and cheese
  • Unlimited local wine or beer
  • Full lunch with 3 courses

Exclusions for Cooking Class And Lunch At A Villa On Lake Como

  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Transportation from Milan, Malpensa Airport and the main cities in Lombardia is not included but can be arranged upon request
  • Transportation from the other town of Lake Como is not included but can be arranged upon request

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children under 6 years old are free of any charge

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • There are times when you just have to take a chance! My wife and I had the honor of traveling to Lake Como for our friends wedding in April. The groom is a great cook and as this was a destination wedding we decided to treat the soon-to-be newlyweds to a cooking class.
    It was a day none of us will ever forget! After researching various options we came across this yet to be discovered gem. There was not a single review on it, but somehow it felt right!
    Federico contacted us before we had arrived in Italy to find out more about us, what we liked, why we were in Italy, where we were staying, all to make our transition and connection easy and enjoyable. Right down to Ferry times and routes.
    He met us at the Ferry dock where we had a short walk 15 minutes I'm guessing, through the charming town of Lenno up to his families Villa Casanova. This place was amazing! The picture just doesn't do it justice! I could go with every little fantastic detail but I won't!
    Suffice it it to say, Federico and the amazing chefs of Liccumi'a treated us like royalty while teaching us to prepare some amazing traditional Italian dishes in the comfort of his families Villa! It just couldn't be any better experience than this! Don't miss it!
    We will definitely return and do this again! Federico was more than a guide and host, he is a friend as are the, as my wife would say,easy on the eyes Chefs of Liccumi'a!
    Grazie Mille Federico!!!

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