1 day Gastronomy Course

1 Day Gastronomy Course: a market visit and a cooking course

Every Monday and Wednesday

These courses start in the morning at the city center of Chania and end at at The Olive Farm, at the village of Litsarda, a 30 minute drive from Chania, Crete.

We offer the course “on request” so please contact us to confirm your booking.
If you don’t have your own means of transport please let us know upon booking
  • guided market visit
  • snack
  • cooking lesson
  • all ingredients
  • apron
  • recipes
  •  4 course meal
  • wine and raki
bring your own

We are eating “al fresco” and since it can get a bit fresh in the evening you might need to bring a light jumper along

 Local food culture

Receive an introduction on the culinary culture of Greece and Crete,  discover the street food culture of Chania and participate in a cooking workshop preparing traditional dishes all in one go!

You will meet up with our resident chef in the morning who will talk you through the basics of Cretan Gastronomy as you walk along the market  and shops. You will discover the local signature products and will have the chance to  sample some of the local delicacies.

You will then make your way to The Olive Farm to participate in a cooking workshop, a hands on informative cooking experience. You will prepare traditional dishes using only local and seasonal ingredients and enjoy a full meal under the olive trees.

By the end of the day you will have grasped the basics of the local gastronomy!

“Slow” home cooking

  • Region: West Crete, Chania
  • Destination: Chania City Center  and The Olive Farm in Litsarda, Apokoronas
  • Duration: all day
  • Difficulty: easy
  • 1 day gastronomy course_Price per person: Please get in touch and we will give you the exact rates, kids below the age of 10 are free, older kids receive a 15% discount
  • Transport: If you require transportation to and from Litsarda please estimate an additional charge of €15 per person for groups of 10

Also see…

3 day – Gastronomy Course

Are you looking to receive yet more information on the local gastronomy while on holiday on Crete? You can now join us for a 3 day gastronomy course and receive an in depth experience on the culinary culture of Greece and Crete, while staying in traditional cottages on a picturesque Cretan village.

For information on our  3 day gastronomy course or  a cooking holiday please visit the links.

Design your own

If you are looking to design a Gastronomy Experience with specific parameters, menu, activities, food sampling and seminars  get in touch with us and we can tailor a day for your group.

Team building events

Get in touch to arrange team building daily gastronomy experiences for companies, schools and colleges. We may include activities such as market visits, cooking workshops, cheese making, bread making, participation on the seasonal harvest etc. Please get in touch with us.

Please note that we can accommodate people with disabilities.

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