The best way to learn about Cretan gastronomy is to explore it with your senses getting involved in the process of cooking according to traditional recipes and indulging in it.
With this belief in mind, we have decided to expand our Academy’s activities and provide summer cooking classes for those Island’s visitors who are eager to learn about our culture and want to get the real hands-on local experience. In the cooking sessions you will be able to grasp the very essence of Cretan gastronomy in a fun and relaxed environment.
Our Master Chef Iosif and his assistant Anna will teach you how to prepare a traditional Cretan village five-course meal with only fresh local ingredients – meat, vegetables, smoked cuts, cheeses and much more, all recipes based on best quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
After the class you will sit down with your new foodie friends and enjoy the three-course meal you just cooked, pairing it with excellent Cretan wine picked by our sommelier. The wine and refreshments are complimentary.
After our class you will be able to prepare a traditional Cretan meal that will delight your senses!
Together with the memories of this unique experience you will take away with you the recipes with the ingredients, portions and every detail allowing you to impress your friends back home.
Detailed information about cooking classes:
- Highlights: Preparation of a traditional Cretan, Five-course lunch (wine and refreshments included).
- Includes: Five-course meal with local wine, apron and bandanna, file with recipes, coffee and refreshments on arrival.
- Time: 10:30 to 14.30 (~ 4 hours)
- Day: Tuesday, (for any other days on request)
- Location/Meeting place: Loucerna Art Hotel, Halepa, Chania.
- The language of the class instruction: English.
- Cost: 65.00 € per person (all taxes included).
- Payment: Cash, Visa or Master Card.
Notes: Minimum number of participants 6 people. The maximum number of participants 12 people. Chania Gastronomy can accept different bookings until the minimum and a maximum number of participants is reached. Chania Gastronomy can cancel bookings in case the minimum number of participants is not reached. Wi-Fi is available during the class. Chania Gastronomy classes are vegetarian-friendly; we can adapt the original dishes accordingly for groups of Vegan or Vegetarians
Important Information about Cooking Classes
Chania gastronomy activities ensure to our clients what is indicated on the online page of each activity. Any extra is not included and it will be the client’s responsibility.
- Call +30 6948 603609 or +30 6936 169144
Minimum number of participants
The minimum number of participants in the activities is indicated on the online page of each activity on chaniagastronomy.com.
Chania Gastronomy does not accept bookings for classes on days and hours of their activities. If someone with origin from a booking, want to join just to see, the price is the same of the activity. We have a limit of seats for every class.
Private Classes and Private Groups
Chania Gastronomy can apply to a reservation fee (private groups for dinners, bacherolette parties, birthday parties) or total amount (private classes paid till 1 week before the activity.
Children till 17 years old (included) must be accompanied by one adult participating also on Chania Gastronomy activities. Will not be served any alcohol. Chania Gastronomy will provide water and/or juices in such cases. Free for children up to 4 years old. 50% off for children between 5 and 10 years old with a minimum two adults.
Payment is made in Euros - Cash or Credit card (Visa or Master).
Changes to the activities
In the case Chania Gastronomy needs to make changes to a confirmed booking for reasons unrelated to our company or of majeure force, those changes will be immediately communicate to the client. In case of a change to a confirmed booking, the client can choose a new date, if that is convenient, or cancel the reservation. Cancellation of confirmed bookings under these conditions does not give place to penalty.
The liability regime complies with the general principles of law. Personal belongings is the responsibility of the client, who must ensure their safety.
The client’s personal information will be used for the purpose of booking an activity. Chania Gastronomy shall only use client’s personal data for commercial communications when authorized by the client in accordance with current legislation on personal data.