About Chania Gastronomy Tours
Chania Gastronomy Tours were founded by the Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism, a certified educational establishment specializing in Cretan gastronomy. It is the love for our region that has inspired us to launch the cooking classes for travelers and share this passion with them.
Our team specializes in organizing private culinary tours and activities for foodie travelers and food professionals willing to experience the authentic taste of Crete. We love sharing our knowledge and passion for the culinary culture of our island, providing a personalized service and making sure that each guest enjoys the true flavors of Crete at his/her own pace.
Manolis is a graduate of Middlesex University in Hospitality Management, has worked in many hotels, restaurants, convention centres in the UK and in Greece.
Founder of Academy of Gastronomy and Tourism in 2014. Actively involved in promoting Cretan cuisine and local products. Member of Slow Food International and Terra Madre Movement.
In cooperation with Academy team undertakes consultancy projects in the tourism sector. Chania Gastronomy is a new ambitious and promising project in which he combined both of his passions - tourism and gastronomy, the main purpose of which is to promote the essence of Greek lifestyle.
Chef & much more . . .
Nikos is a genuine Cretan, from Sfakia area, where beats the heart of tradition in Chania. He grew up with grand mother’s home made cooking and as a little boy enjoyed helping and watching grandma to cook the food for the family or when there was a celebration at home or at the village.
Home made cheese from family goats.!!! Aromatic Honey from their own bees!!! Wine from grandpa vineyard!!!
Eating in a traditional Cretan home is a ritual that imposes memories and leaves an unforgettable memory of taste in the senses and soul. The little boy grew to a handsome lad with a great love for cooking transforming the unique ingredients of Cretan land to tasteful dishes.
Nikos has worked in different restaurants and recently he in charge of Blue restaurant .
Reserving a Chania Gastronomy Cooking Class will be a great experience with fun and tasteful food to enjoy with your friends and family. Nikos will guide you step by step to create the Cretan Dishes of the menu for an unforgettable memory you will take home.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Born in Russia, Anastasiia moved to Crete in the young age and immediately fallen in love with this place. After completing a Bachelor Degree with Marketing specialisation in Sweden, she decided to come back to Crete and continue pursuing her career in Digital Marketing by helping and promoting local businesses.
She is bright and ambitious and gives the sparkle of action the team needs. Anastasiia is responsible for all activities of Chania Gastronomy on Social Media platforms and search engines. Speaks fluent Russian & English.