Bologna Welcome Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore 1E
phone +39.051.6583111

Bologna Welcome Aeroporto
Via del Triumvirato 84
phone +39.051.6472201

Learn to cook in Bologna

A scuola di gusto

Courses of high level training for those with desire to start a career in food business and small courses to experience and learn the authentic recipes of our tradition.

address: Via Cesare Gnudi, 5 - 40127 Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 415 5711 fax: +39 051 4155730 email: website: opening hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am-12.30pm 1.30pm-5.30pm

ABC - Alce Bologna Cucina

Hands on cooking classes with our professional Chefs right in the heart of the Italian Food Valley: Emilia Romagna.

address: Via Santo Stefano, 164 - 40125 Bologna (BO) ph: +39 051 0560300 email: website:

Agriturismo San Giuliano - Pasta course - Italian cooking class

The courses are open to all, the important thing is to be passionate about cooking, or simply curious and eager to prove himself. We can conduct courses in various foreign languages: english, french, spanish. We also advanced courses for professionals.

address: Via Galletta, 3 - 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena (BO) ph: 0516251141 email: website: opening hours: courses on request: for information ask directly to Agriturismo San Giuliano

Associazione Il Salotto di Penelope

It all started from our passion for good food and our traditions. We have worked up and the result  is a cooking school where we try to transfer our enthusiasm and our culture. We explore all Italian food, but we focus on Bolognese and Northern cuisine.

address: Via San Felice, 116/g - 40122 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: C-1 ph: +39 051 6493627 ; +39 347 1636909 ; +39 348 8713781 email: website: opening hours: Monday to Sunday - from 10.00am to 11.00pm by appointment

Autentici sfoglini - Gruppo Girasole

L'antica arte della sfoglia, come diventare sfoglini is a 12 hours course aiming at creating new ‘sfoglini’ (‘sfoglia’/sheet of paistry-makers) of the future. Thanks to Elisabetta Martelli, that is Chef and Entrepreneur in food sector but temporarily Trainer for this course, participants will be able both to hand down to posterity their cooking art as transform their passion in a real career.

address: Via dello Scalo, 3/2 - 40131 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: B-1 ph: +39 051 6211258-59 fax: +39 051 6211257 email: website: opening hours: Opening hours of the Center: Monday-Friday 9.00am-12.30pm and 3.00pm-7.00pm   Course location Polisportiva Progresso Via Lirone 46 Castelmaggiore (BO)

Bologna Gourmet A Casa Ilaria

Courses to promote awareness and dissemination of local tradition and the ancient treasures of culinary craftsmanship in Italy and abroad. Courses of pasta, even in english for tourists.

address: Largo Respighi, 8 - 40126 Bologna (BO) ph: 335 5336613 email: website: opening hours: every day: 10am - 1,30pm and 4pm - 8pm by appointment 335 5336613

Carmelita's Cook Italy

Since 1999 Carmelita has been sharing her passion for Bologna and its food by running small cooking classes for just 1 to 4 guests, 6 if friends or family. The hands-on classes are held in English and are intended for English speaking visitors and holiday makers.

address: Via Marsala, 16 - 40126 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: C-4 email: website: opening hours: All year, day classes 9am to 4pm and short classes

Centro Natura

Centro Natura offers courses and classes on Natural Cuisine, led since 2005 by Giuseppina Siotto, one of the cooks of the Bio-vegetarian Restaurant.

address: Via degli Albari, 4a – 40126 Bologna (BO) ph: 051.23 56 43 email: website: opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday: 9:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m.

Chicchibio Cooking Classes & Poetry

One of the great advantages of Italians is their love for the food. Italians not only like to eat well, but they also enjoy the process of preparing the food.
Cooking with Chcchibio is an emotional travel.

address: Bologna (BO) ph: +39 329 5948879 email:  website: opening hours: courses are held once a month but also by appointment

CIBO-Culinary Institute of Bologna

Hands-on Cooking Classes for amateurs, professionals, students and foodies. Not demonstrations. We offer classes for everyone at every level of expertise.

address: Via Agamennone Zappoli, 5 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: B-4 ph: +39 370 3698230 email: website: opening hours: Every day from 8am to 7pm

Cooking lessons Rita Mattioli

Different types of cooking classes, divided by level and culinary specialties. Courses also in English.

address: Via San Vitale, 53 - 40125 Bologna (BO) ph: +393333099749 email: opening hours: courses on request

Cultura Italiana Bologna Cucina

Cooking classes to learn professional cooking and to cook skilfully at home. Lessons to prepare food using the correct techniques of true Italian cooking, and to individualise one's own cooking style.

address: Via del Pratello, 46 - 40122 Bologna (BO) ph: 051228003 oppure cell. 335217893 fax: 051227675 email: website: opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m to 5.00 p.m

Il Salotto del Buongusto

Il Salotto del Buongusto is a cultural association in Bologna mostly devoted to promote Food and wine courses divided by speciality: sfoglia and fresh pastry, the fish according to tradition, vegetarian and vegan cuisine up to the tart Granny.

address: Via della Berleta, 28 - 40132 Bologna (BO) ph: 393 1041282 email: website: opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9.00 am to 11.00 pm

La Vecchia Scuola Bolognese

The School organizes professional and amateur courses of pastry, kneaded and pulled by hand, fresh pasta, Bolognese and traditional cuisine, bread and cakes. Demonstrations of pasta making , dedicated to tourists or schools, can also be held.

address: Via Stalingrado, 81 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: L-10 ph: 331-1262595 e +39 051-6491576 email: website: opening hours: Monday: 10.00am - 7.00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 10.00am - 10.00pm, closed on Sunday

Le Cesarine

The well-known Bologna’s Cesarine open the doors of their homes to spread the authentic traditional cuisine of Emilia-Romagna.

address: Via Caprarie, 5 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: D-4 ph: +39 051 220797 fax: +39 051 6569585 email: website: opening hours: From Monday to Friday: 09.30am - 1pm / 2pm - 6pm

Nonna Carla

 Courses of pasta bolognese held by sfoglini with twenty-year experience.

address: Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 20 - 40133 Bologna (BO) ph: 051 567086 opening hours: from Monday to Saturday

Otto in cucina - Associazione enogastronomica

Homely cooking classes with Italian chefs, homemade "pasta fresca" courses, sourdough bread-making courses, pastries and cakes courses, Bolognese cuisine and much more...

address: Via del Giglio 25/2, Bologna Bologna (BO) rif map iat: M-9 ph: 333 5357265 email: website: opening hours: from 7p.m. to 11p.m. Saturday from 9a.m. to 12,30a.m. or from 3a.m. to 6,30a.m

Taste of Italy

What better souvenir from Bologna than to be able to recreate a wonderful Italian meal back home? With us you can learn to make our delicious egg pasta just like nonna did; with a rolling pin on a wooden board.

address: Via Gustavo Modena - 40127 Bologna (BO) rif map iat: M-11 email: website: opening hours: Monday through Sunday 8:30 am – 7pm By appointment only