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Family Cooking Class in Athens

    Tasting Greek food is a highlight of any stay in Athens. With our Family Cooking Class, you can learn the recipes, tips and tricks of Greek gastronomy, taking home with you a culinary skillset to last a lifetime. 

    Fun and engaging for the whole family, our Cooking Class is a hands-on way of diving deeper into Greek culture.

    Your tour begins with an eye-opening walk through the Athens Central Market. Here, your expert food guide will introduce you to the fresh local products, help you select some of them, or simply just show you around. The Central Market is a truly vibrant place, one where you’ll discover that traditional trade is very much alive and well.

    After exploring the Central Market, you’ll then start shopping for the ingredients you’ll need for class. You’ll be provided a list, a few useful phrases in Greek, then the rest is up to you! It’s a perfect way of throwing yourself into everyday Athenian living.

    Once you’ve got everything, you’ll continue on to a private cooking workshop in the center of Athens. With the help of our chef, you’ll then prepare a full menu of traditional Greek delicacies. 

    The best part of the day? In the end, you and your family will get to enjoy the meal you created, sitting back and learning about the different aspects of Greek gastronomy and life in Greece.

    Please note that we also suggest further amazing culinary experiences for families, such as our Private Mythology Food Tour and our Greek Breakfast under the Acropolis, which is ideal for Greek Food lovers who are also keen on mythology.

    Families should know

    • This Greek cooking family workshop is a complete culinary experience and not just a simple cooking lesson
    • Parents and kids should wear casual clothes… be prepared to get your hands dirty!
    • You will be accompanied by an English speaking local food expert who will introduce you to the impressive variety of Greek fresh produce
    • You will team up with a trained chef who will help you unveil the secrets of the traditional Greek cuisine
    • This is a private activity
    Address: Athens, Greece

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    Kids will love

    • Trying to find the freshest ingredients to buy at the Central market
    • Experimenting with various traditional Greek ingredients, spices and flavors
    • Preparing their own traditional Greek salad and tzatziki
    • Savoring their own culinary masterpieces

    Parents will love

    • Discovering the gastronomical tradition of Greece
    • Uncovering new cooking techniques and flavor combinations
    • The energy and unique ‘temperament’ of the local vendors in the central market
    • Enjoying a delicious traditional Greek meal with their kids
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    • We were able to do a cooking class in Athens and it was delicious. My picky eaters tried things they would normally never try. And we all agreed that the Orange Pie was their favorite. (mine as well).

      • Amanda, being parents ourselves with picky eaters, we appreciate that our recommendations brought to you long lasting memories! We are so honored to be part of this process!

    • Extremely helpful and oganized, gave great recommendations and made things easy. I will definitely recommend them.

      • Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted that you found our recommendations extremely helpful and organized and made your trip easy! Hopefully, we will see you back in Greece!

     

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