Get to know the gastronomical tradition of Greece by cooking Greek recipes in a private, authentic place in downtown Athens. Team up with a trained chef to uncover the flavor combinations and cooking techniques that give Greek cuisine its delicious character. Shop for ingredients amid the local vendors and produce-packed stalls of Athens’ Central Market (Varvakios Agora) and then head to the kitchen to whip up to a tasty lunch.
Available every Thursday at 10:30 am in groups of up to 10 people. For a private tour or a different day, please send us a request.
69 € per person. 15 € per child from 6 to 12 years old.
It's no secret that the Greek cuisine is one of the best worldwide! The reason? What else but the rich and fertile Greek land which provides us with the freshest and purest ingredients during all seasons. Through Greek Ambrosia, we intend to highlight in the best possible way both the wealth of Greek land and the culinary magic of our country. The particular activity is not a simple cooking demonstration, but a complete culinary experience with you in its very heart! Are you ready for an entertaining journey to the world of Greek gastronomy?
Your Greek Ambrosia experience kicks off with a tour in the Athenian heaven for gastronomic geeks: the Central Market of Athens (Varvakios). Get the true feeling of the Greek land and all of its riches, while wandering among colorful stalls filled with fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, fish, meat and all kinds of the freshest food that Greece can offer. Pluck ingredients and get your five senses into a game full of color and flavor!
Packed up with Greek goodies, walk your way to a historic traditional restaurant where your adventure will reach its peak. In a specially designed private space, go behind the scenes to explore the earthly magic of the Greek kitchen and warm up with a shot of raki, right before you engage yourself in a hands-on Greek cooking class of traditional recipes.
Get your hands dirty and prepare Greek appetizers like tzatziki and cheese pie; make your own authentic Greek salad and work on a specially selected main course always under the guidance of our expert chef. The journey into the world of Greek cuisine ends with lots of pictures and smiles ... and a souvenir scroll with all the recipes you have prepared yourself, our gift to you!