Cooking Class in Rethymno - Grekaddict

Cooking Class in Rethymno

From EUR 75

Roll up your sleeves to learn how to cook – Cretan style! Learn all the tips and tricks to cooking like a local in this Cooking class in Rethymno!
For those foodies looking to master the Cretan cuisine, this cooking class in Rethymno might just be your answer! Follow along as your local chief teaches you all the secrets to achieving those century-old Greek recipes. Learn famous Cretan dishes such as ntako, tzatziki, stuffed vegetables and more! This cooking class in Rethymno is open to all levels as recipes are simple and easy to follow. Continuing your Rethymno cooking class, you’ll have the chance to feast on a typical Cretan meal. All this of course with unlimited raki, local wine and many, many food stories. Come with an appetite as you’ll want to enjoy this cooking class in Rethymno to the fullest!


  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off from Rethymno
  • English, French speaking guide
  • Air-Conditioned bus transportation
  • Cooking lesson & full dinner
  • Use of apron & cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your meal
  • Printed recipes
  • Photos and videos sent to you for free electronically after the tour
  • All taxes, liability insurance, fees and handling charges


  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

  • Please inform us of ANY food allergies
  • The program can be arranged for lunch instead of dinner
  • Come with an appetite

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  1. To begin your cooking class in Rethymno, you’ll first arrival to a small picturesque village of “Pigi” at 6 PM, you’ll have a short walk, for about 15 minutes, through the village. You will end up at the main square of the village and at the traditional kafeneio (coffee shop). The first glass of raki for the day will help prepare for the cooking class.
  2. Mrs. Maria, your lovely cook, will be waiting for you in order to start the traditional Cretan cooking class. Suit up and be impressed by the quality of the organic products. You will use these products, literally picked up from the backyard of Mrs. Maria’s garden and make delicious ntako (crumbled tomatoes on traditional brusquettes), classic tzatziki, ntolmadakia and gemista (stuffed vegetables with rice and herbs). Mrs. Maria will also demonstrate the preparation of an authentic Greek salad.
  3. Continuing your Rethymno cooking class you’ll learn how to make traditional kalitsounia (handmade cheese pies). After the cooking ends, dinner follows with meal prepared in advance by Mrs. Maria. The main dish you will taste will be chicken and potatoes in tomato sauce, a typical dish found in every Cretan household. All this of course with unlimited raki, local wine (red or white) and ... food stories.
  4. After the meal, you will have the opportunity to watch a demonstration of the preparation of the main dish you enjoyed, by Mrs. Maria. To wrap up this cooking class you’ll enjoy a Cretan dessert: fresh fruit or yoghurt with honey.


  • Enjoy a stroll, through a traditional Cretan village.
  • Learn how to cook traditional Cretan dishes such as ntako, classic tzatziki, ntolmadakia and gemista, and more!
  • Feat on a full Cretan dinner with unlimited raki and wine!
  • Mingle with your fellow classmates over your love for cooking.


  1. Rethimno