This June Elounda Mare, the only member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group in Crete, is offering a unique Gourmet Festival for all food lovers and enthusiasts. Running from 8th – 10th June 2018, the gourmet festival will offer foodies three days full of exquisite culinary adventure, showcasing local Cretan suppliers and produce.
What’s more, a number of award-winning chefs are set to attend. These include Xavier Mathieu, 1 étoile Michelin chef at Phébus & Spa, Gordes, and Elounda Mare Relais and Chateaux chef Antonis Petrelis and sommelier Babis Papadatos.
Ideal for gastronomy lovers, the festival will offer guests the exclusive chance to taste local cheese, sip on local wines and the try the famous local drink “Raki”, as well as experiencing the ancient traditional of honey production first-hand. Guest chef Xavier Mathieu will also be conducting an exclusive cooking class in which he will prepare one of his speciality dishes, along with a wine pairing by sommelier Babis Papadatos.
Events will include cheese tastings, honey making workshops, Michelin-starred dinners, wine pairing feasts and plenty more.
Elounda SA Hotels & Resorts offers an incredible selection of dining options with eight restaurants and four lounges all located in beautiful settings. At each property, guests can expect to be spoiled for choice with cuisines ranging from traditional Mediterranean to Pan-Asian.
Make it happen
When: 8th – 10th June 2018
Bookings: Tickets for the week start from £400 per person, not including accomodation. To make a booking, visit eloundamare.com or phone +30 28410 68200