Cooking Lessons In Chania – The Real Cretan Cooking Experience - Crete, Greece

Wine, Local Food
Food Pairing
Meet The Maker
Cooking Class
Team Event
Meal, Pick up, Tour guide
Outdoor, Nature, Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
/ Person
Ioannis F
Activity Overview
Join us and live an incredible journey through the Cretan cuisine and culture

Tour Highlights
  • Introduction and welcome drink
  • Vegetable picking from our own garden
  • Walking up to the mountain paths and exploring nature
  • Cooking lessons in traditional Cretan recipes
  • Taught in the private home kitchen of a local
  • Hear the stories and origins behind each dish
  • Secret rooms will present Crete through the ages
  • Preparing the appetizers and dessert
  • Wine tasting combined with cheese platters in Cretan varieties
  • Savor the freshly made dinner along with good Cretan wine
  • Discovering the secrets of the healthy Mediterranean diet
  • Enjoying the fantastic view of Aegean Sea and the mountain around
  • A nice surprise at the end
  • Guiding by the place owners

Pursue us to the surprising expedition via the Cretan flavors and experience the real Cretan lifestyle. At the towering summit of the White Mountains, we team will cook for you some delicious traditional home-grown meals. Utilizing hale and hearty organic and bio Cretan ingredients such as fresh vegetables picked from our garden, local meat, extra-virgin olive oil, dairy products and the most sweet-smelling herbs.

You will get the opportunity to stroll in the region of our vegetable gardens to observe, feel, smell, taste and touch the real produce of mother nature. We will also disclose the secrets of local herbs, the way Cretan olive oil influences the people’s health and helpful tips about the local products that we use. We will organize a time-honored Cretan recipe with our own hands; be trained how we, Cretans, prepare food.

After our incredible cooking know-how, we will follow a trail into the mountain walking within the purely natural world. Exploring the region, we will see the traditional Cretan shepherds hut known as ”Mitato,” we will go into an olive field and perceive how we reap the olives and study more about the blooming vegetation and flowers. Going back to the house you will taste delicious Cretan wine together with local cheese and arrange some cocktail snacks like “Tzatziki” and “Ntakos.” The Mountain View is breathtaking from our window. Enjoying the fantastic wine, you will experience heaven on earth! In the period in-between our meal will be all set. We will taste our dishes, together with fruity neighborhood wine and enjoy some traditional jar desserts at the conclusion. The healthy and exceptional Mediterranean diet and the renowned Cretan food has already been put before your eyes.
Practical information
Terms & conditions:
Wine tasting is not allowed for children under 18 years old. Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead.
The company reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when this is considered necessary, for example in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice.
Reservations must be made 24 hours before the tour.
If a tour is cancelled due to few participants or bad weather conditions, the deposit will totally refunded minus the payment processing fee.
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English speaking, local driver/guide and wine specialists
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Liability insurance and local taxes
  • Certified services with ISO:9001
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Small-group cooking class
  • Cooking lesson and meal
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your lunch
  • Commemorative gifts
  • Recipes and photos taken on tour are sent electronically via e-mail
Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional food and drinks
Up to 14 people
Pricing Info
Children 2-12
Start Time
Weekly on Monday, Wednesday4:00 PM
7 H
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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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