What you'll do
At CookinAthens you will learn how to cook a proper Greek meal in an atmosphere that feels like home. The classes are totally hands-on and all the recipes will be given to you in writing in advance so you can take notes during the class . Once we’ve all gotten to know each other, we will talk about the menu and the steps for every recipe we are going to cook. You will learn how to cook a 7+ Greek mezedes dinner using the best local ingredients and following traditional family recipes, (sometimes with a twist) which we will all devour afterwards while talking, laughing and drinking good Greek wine. Mezedes are small plates of hot or cold dish that are served alongside with other mezedes. Mezedes have a dual purpose, firstly to complement the drink and then to provide a reason for social gathering. To ensure all class participants learn the most important parts of the given menu, certain key techniques (such as making dough for pies from scratch) will be executed by all class participants. By the end of the class our guests will be able to recreate the full menu when they get back home. A sample menu includes a a tzatziki (yogurt spread with garlic and dill), eggplants rolls, meatballs, fava, pork or chicken gyros, cheesepies, zucchini fritters, stuffed peppers with cheese, loukoumades . The dinner will be finished with traditional Greek spirits.
- Passionate cooks
Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.
- Intimate settings
Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.
- Vetted by Airbnb
Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.
My name is Marilena and I live in Athens my entire life. I am a passionate food lover and food blogger. I cook ever since I remember myself, so my first memories are in the kitchen cooking with my grandmother. I love cooking so much that about five years ago I created my food blog, www.marislurp.com, which in 2016 was awarded the best sweet treats food blog award by Vima Gourmet magazine. Recently I created CookinAthens, a cooking studio for dinners and cooking classes, designed to celebrate the art of cooking and make you love Greek food even more. During the cooking class you will not only taste authentic Greek food but you will also learn how to cook it perfectly so when you are back home you will be able to recreate the whole experience
You will learn to cook (and eat afterwards of course) at least 7 Greek mezedes. Mezedes include a variety of tastes and…
Navigation section for review pages
Where you'll be
The cooking class takes place at CookinAthens, a cooking studio located at a sunny totally renovated loft overlooking Acropolis, in Monastiraki district, in the historical center of Athens just 6 minutes walk from the metro station.
Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Tree nut allergy
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry,…
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Please inform for any food allergies or dislikes upon booking. All classes can be vegetarian or vegan upon request
Greek Mezedes Cooking Class in Athens