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Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

My name is Jenny Skandalakis and I was born in Chania, Crete.I am a cook and founder of Cretan Cooking Classes.Taking back all the memories of my childhood and inspired by my grandmother’s recipeI decided to start Cretan Cooking Classes with the aim of spreading the Cretan cuisine and local products, considering Crete blessed...

What we’ll do

Based on authentic recipes and using fresh ingredients from the Cretan land we will take you on a unique journey of flavors and tradition.You will experience the Cretan gastronomy, learn to create healthy dishes, following my grandmother's recipes.

What I’ll provide

Menu Apaki with rosemary (smoked pork) Cretan salad with mizithra cheese Dakos Tsigariasto (stewed meat) in wine sauce Kalitsounia pies with honey
Outdoor gear
  • Passionate cooks

    Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.

  • Intimate settings

    Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.

  • Vetted by Airbnb

    Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.

Where you'll be

This activity is an outdoor activity. At Karavitakis Winery ,located at Pondikiana,Kolympari you will cook on individual working stations. Immerse yourself in Cretan culture,learning to cook authentic dishes with intense flavours,colours and aromas. An experienced cook hosts this cooking class at a local winery with all the tips to turn simple fresh ingredients into flavourful dishes.A beautiful day out,perfect for both foodies and wine lovers.


Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.

Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…

Government ID

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This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
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