Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries
Interactive Educational Programs in Crete, Greece
celebrating our culture, nature, sustainable organic agriculture
and fantastic traditional cuisine
and Historic Food and Wine Routes
Explore Crete's magnificent countryside and historic sites
with resident specialists. Enjoy botanical hikes, visits to
organic farms, olive groves and wineries. Savor traditional
cuisine in tranquil villages. Presentations on Minoan cooking,
Agroecology, Silk Road & Spice Routes, herbal medicine
and more. Space is limited to 12 attendees.
2021 Program Dates: June 21-26;
September 20-25; and October 11-16, 2021
CCS Annual Accredited Study Tours
The Culture, Nature and Cuisine of Crete
Accredited experiential learning programs organized by CCS.
CCS has hosted over 3,000 teachers and students to date
from many different universities, educational institutions
and professional organizations. Some programs are open to
all teachers and adult students, based on availability.
3 to 9 Credits (or CE hours where applicable).
Most study tours are organized during
May, June, and September. Contact Us for Info.
of the Early Greek City:
Recent excavations at the site of Azoria, Crete
A lecture by Donald Haggis,
Professor of Classical Archaeology
University of North Carolina
held at The Embassy of Greece, Washington DC,
Program coordinated with Nikki Rose. Details
* International Institute of Peace through Tourism
Symposium, South Africa, 2015
* United Nations, New York, Symposium on Cretan Nutrition, 2013
* The National Hellenic Museum, Chicago, 2013
See the Presentation on Video link here
Culinary Historians of Chicago, 2013
Green Ideas 2013, Natural History Museum of Crete
The Embassy of Greece, Washington DC
The National Hellenic Museum, Kouzina Event, Chicago
The National Hellenic Society Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ
Chatham University, Food Studies, Pittsburgh, PA
San Francisco State University, Ecotourism Course
Visiting Chef-Instructor, Kingsborough College-CUNY
Roots Restaurant, Orchard Garden Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Bethesda Green, Maryland
Food For Thought Symposium, Baltimore, MD
See the news from our fields on the right column for updated programs.
Note: The majority of our seminar calendar is reserved for private study tours
for educational institutions -- which are not listed here.
For information about private group seminars or study tours
for groups of 8 people minimum. Contact andreas[at]cookingincrete.com.
Our documentary trailer on Vimeo!
Highlights of 15 years of our work
Highlights of CCS Historic Food and Wine Routes
Horta Collecting in Crete with Chefs Rose and
Mavrakis Part 1
Fairfax Public Television, Nikki Rose on Gettin' Fresh
with Chef Kevin
Nikki Rose Lecture at the National Hellenic Museum,
Chicago, December 2013
More videos on the CCS YouTube Channel
|Book by Nikki Rose
Crete: The Roots of the
Mediterranean Diet. Order Online.