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Greek Small-Group Cooking Class in an Athens Tavern

Highlights
  • 3-hour Greek cooking class at an enchanting taverna in the city center
  • Enjoy a glass of raki and learn about traditional family cooking in Greece
  • Hone your cooking skills under the watchful eye of a local chef
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Greek Small-Group Cooking Class in an Athens Tavern
From $88.90
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Greek Small-Group Cooking Class in an Athens Tavern
From $88.90
Overview
Learn the secrets behind your favorite Greek dishes with this 3-hour cooking class in Athens. Led by an expert instructor, step inside a traditional tavern, sip on a glass of raki and try your hand at four starters and one main course, using fresh, local ingredients. Then sit down to savor the fruits of your labor with your fellow chefs. Numbers are limited to 14 to keep the experience as intimate as possible.
What to Expect
Make your own way to central Athens, where you’ll join up with your host and walk over to a traditional Greek taverna. Meet your chef inside and begin the class with a glass of raki (twice-distilled Greek spirit) while chatting with your group mates.

The Greek diet is a classic example of Mediterranean cuisine, based on colorful foods from both land and sea. Dive right into the world of Greek cuisine with your chef, and learn about hearty stews, fresh shellfish and typical flavorings such as cinnamon, oregano and lemon.

Prepare an authentic meal under the guidance of your instructor, creating four appetizers and one main course, with plenty of fresh spices and herbs. While recipes tend to vary, expect to learn local favorites such as Greek salad, tzatziki, melitazanopitakia (eggplant pies) and roasted lamb.

After all of your hard work, sit down with your group to savor each of your dishes. Pair your menu with a complimentary glass of wine or a soft drink and chat with your fellow chefs while you eat. Your cooking class will conclude after the meal.
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Reviews (161)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile
Awesome class

Booked 2 hours before class started. Teacher was knowledgeable and entertaining. Fast pace so we covered a lot of traditional dishes. Class lasted 3 1/2 hours and then we ate with live music. I would do again.

1  Thank Griff J
Reviewed September 6, 2018
Amazing Culinary Acropolis Adventure!!!!!

We booked this prior to our trip and because of some travel issues ended up doing the class first thing after landing, and a little nap. It was centrally located off the metro line and in a nice part of Monistraiki shopping area. Class was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Exploration603596
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile
Cooking Class

Very good food, excellent restaurant staff dedicated to giving everyone a great experience. However, we felt some of the other people in our class were rude to our host and the other guests, maybe it's because of where they are from (England) and their mannerism...More

Thank NothinFancy
Reviewed August 31, 2018
Greek cuisine made easy!

This cooking class was my first foray into greek cooking, unless you count mixing fruit with greek yogurt from a Chobani cup. We had such an amazing experience with Fofi and the staff at the restaurant, learning all different details about greek cuisine and history...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thekevin124
Reviewed August 25, 2018
Enjoyed Cooking Even During My Holiday!

My teenage daughter and I participated in Fofi's cooking class for a fun time together, even though we are of Greek descent and routinely prepare many of the featured dishes in our US home. In addition to being an entertaining experience due largely to Fofi's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bettie P
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