This is a perfect introduction on the culinary culture of Crete and Greece, in order to discover the street food culture of Chania's town and participate in a cooking workshop preparing traditional regional dishes all in one go!
Start your day in the city of Chania and finish with a lovely dinner under the olive trees at the farm.
You will meet up with our cooking instructor and visit the central market in Chania where you will get introduced Crete’s signature products walking around the market stalls. You will shop for some of the ingredients that you will later use during the workshop. Our instructor will talk you through the basics of Greek Gastronomy and the local cuisine and you will end your visit with a stop in one of the oldest establishments in Chania, to try a local delicacy that will keep you full and happy for a while!
Later in the day we will be meeting at the farm – a 30 minute drive from the city of Chania for a cooking workshop. A hand’s on cooking experience among the olive trees. You will collect some of the ingredients from the garden and prepare everything from scratch while nibbling on local delicacies and enjoying some wine. Your efforts will be rewarded with a delicious meal, a wonderful authentic Greek dinner. By the end of the day you will have grasped the true essence of Greek gastronomy
- market visit in Chania
- full introduction on the local gastronomy
- fresh vegetables picked from the garden with many heirloom varieties
- local seasonal produce
- cooking workshop
-award wining food and wine
- full meal, wine and dessert
We offer the course “on request” so please contact us to confirm your booking.
to be designed with the customer’s input after booking
Price per person: €125.00 (including VAT) min of 4
For Private Groups: €380 minimum charge (1-3 People ), €120 per person (People 4 – 15)
Market visit, snack, cooking lesson and full 4-course meal, all ingredients, recipes, wine (2 different types of wine from local varieties), raki (local spirit) and a cheese platter (local artisan cheese)
Transfers to and from the Olive Farm. Upon request we can arrange the transfer.
2-3 hrs in the morning and 4+ hours in the afternoon (including the meal)
Saturdays – All year round
Please contact us for availability and further information when you have some dates in mind to check for availability, along with any other questions you may have.
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From time to time itineraries may be amended, either for operational reasons or in response to feedback from customers. Please ensure you have read the latest Trip Notes before booking or traveling on your tour. Please note that while we operate successful trips in this region throughout the year, some changes may occur in our itineraries due to inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route.