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Taste of Christmas

From: 27/11/2015 - To: 29/11/2015

Palazzo Re Enzo

Piazza del Nettuno, 1/c - 40125 Bologna (BO)

Reference maps: D-4

Date of last update: 25/11/2015, 09:41


the ‘taste‘ of Christmas is at Palazzo Re Enzo
27-29 November 2015

In Bologna the world most famous festival of gourmet cuisine:
17 chefs, starred dishes, workshops, cooking lessons, and an area for kids 


The “haute cuisine” of some of the best chefs in Emilia Romagna region is the protagonist of Taste of Christmas, the gourmet event that will transform Palazzo Re Enzo into the paradise of savour, from November 27th to 29th.
Three dinners and two lunches to make people discover the high quality cuisine with 17 top chefs - more then half are starred - who are going to alternatively propose their surprising creations. Every day visitors can taste them by choosing in a menu of 60 dishes. Among them, the World of Taste - Christmas Edition, the personal interpretation of each chef of a special dish inspired to the typical Christmas ingredients of different countries in the world.
In order to allow visitors to experience different dishes, prices range from 6 to 10 Euros – changed in “Bajocchi”, the ancient currency of Bologna, once inside Palazzo Re Enzo, with the special Bajocchi Card costing € 15.

The historical winemakers of Enoteca Trimani will suggest the best food/wine combinations, proposing a wine list of about 50 different labels.

Taste of Christmas also proposes workshops and cooking lessons (€ 10 - reservation required), such as  Il Laboratorio, where the best pastry chefs, bakers, pizza chefs and cake designers will reveal to the public all secrets for preparing sweet and savoury recipes at home, or Electrolux Chefs' Secrets, the cooking lessons giving visitors the opportunity to gather suggestions, tips and techniques in a series of interactive cooking demonstrations.

Special activities for children are also possible in the Kids’ Area, with themed books, toys and the different labs activity, according to the age.

Salone del Podestà hosts the shop area where visitors can buy some of the products used by the chefs for preparing their dishes, as well as special accessories to dress the table, or find gourmand gift ideas for Christmas.

Further information and updates on www.tasteofchristmas.it

  • From: 27/11/2015
  • To: 29/11/2015

Friday 5pm - 11pm
Saturday 11am - 11pm
Sunday 11am - 10pm

Admission is free.  At the entrance the purchase of the Card Bajocchi costing € 15 is required.
The card can be recharged of any amount at any time both at the desk and at the Wine Bars located inside - Read more (in Italian). The cost of dishes ranges from 6 to 10 euros/bajocchi (1 Euro = 1 Bajocco)
Children from 0 to 13 years old are not required to purchase the card.
Cooking lessons and workshops cost 10 Euros, and a previous reservation is required.