Culinary Workshop SchedulE

Fool Moon Acropolis

Fool Moon Acropolis

Day 1 - Tuesday, Sept.3

We arrive in Athens where we will introduce ourselves to one of the most ancient cities in the world. Accommodations at Herodion Hotel in Plaka (Old Town) or at Lycabettus Hotel in Kolonaki Square, an upscale neighborhood in Athens.

We will lay our eyes on the Acropolis sipping prosecco from our roof deck.

Early arrivals can explore the Kolonaki neighborhood, hotel pool, shopping and dining.

Dinner will be in the traditional restaurant Kafenion, close to the hotel in the Kolonaki neighborhood.

 
Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum

Day -2 Wednesday ,Sept. 4

Breakfast at the Hotel. We will meet at 9:30 to visit the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum. No visit to Greece is complete without a visit to the Acropolis and a lunch at the famous traditional Greek Restaurant “Avissinian Cafe,” which is located in the Monastiraki area below the Acropolis. Optional wine tasting at Yiolenis market in Kolonaki Square.

Free evening for relaxing, visiting and shopping.

Suggested dinner at Zahari ke Alati Restaurant located in an old Athenian “arhondikon” mansion.

 
Athens Central Food Market

Athens Central Food Market

Day -3 Thursday, Sept. 5

Arrival in Corfu

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Visit to the ancient food market

Shuttle to Athens Airport for afternoon flight

Shuttle at Corfu Airport and drop off at respective villas; re-board and meet at Villa Inspirante at 6:30 p.m.

Welcome drinks, snacks and dinner at Brouskos restaurant next door

Talk about the plans and options for the week

Pictures of the group in the foyer

Van picks up and returns guests to their villas

 
Corfu Food Market

Corfu Food Market

Day- 4 Friday, Sept.6

Van pick up at 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

Clay Class 10:00-12:30

Shuttle into Corfu Town

Lunch at the delicious fish restaurant “Fisalides”.

Shopping for cooking at the public market.

Optional walking tour of the town or return to the villas to relax and then introductory cooking class by Julie



Drinks at Cavalieri Hotel roof deck

Drinks at Cavalieri Hotel roof deck

Day 5 – Saturday Sept. 7

Pick up 8:30

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

Clay class 10-12:30

Lunch at Brouskos Taverna

2:30-4:00 cooking class

Drinks in the evening at Cavallieri Hotel

Rooftop with panoramic views of the city

Dinner at the restaurant Del Sol

(An Italian-Greek restaurant)

Baking day with Julie

Baking day with Julie

Day 6 – Sunday, Sept.8

Van pick up 8:30

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

Clay Class 10-12:30

Village bread baking in the wood fired oven

Lunch by Julie at Villa Inspirante

Evening swimming and dinner at Piedra del Mar with the waxing moon!

Shuttle back to Villas

Paleokastritsa Beach

Paleokastritsa Beach

Day 7 – Monday, Sept. 9

Pick up 8:30

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

10:00-12:30-Cooking class at Villa Inspirante

Prep-work for dinner with Julie

Beach day at Paleokastritsa Beach, lunch included (boat ride optional € 25 per person, paddle boat €10 per hour for 4 people or other options as preferred)

Shuttles to villa Inspirante

Dinner by Julie at Villa Inspirante

Shuttle back to Villas

Theotoky Estate

Theotoky Estate

Day 8 – Tuesday, Sept. 10

Pick up at 8:30

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

Visit to Theotoky Estate for wine tasting and light lunch

Optional visit to kumquat factory

Free afternoon to relax, return to the villas, or wander in town

Evening drinks and swim in town at Imabari café

Dinner at the Venetian Well

(A fine dinning restaurant in the old Jewish quarter of Corfu town. One of the most romantic restaurants with delicious Corfiot cuisine)

Shirley Eckart

Shirley Eckart

Day 9 – Wednesday Sept 11

Pick up at 8:30

Breakfast at Villa Inspirante

10-12:00 cooking class

12-1:30 snack and olive tasting in the olive grove

Lunch at the villa

Visit to the Achelleion Palace

Dinner at Rex’s or Pomodoro



Nicole Amirpour

Nicole Amirpour

Day 10 – Thursday, Sept.12

Cooking day for the evening celebrations or beach day for the ones who do not want to cook

Special Opening Day Celebration for O-Eleonas at Villa Inspirante

Shuttle back to Villas



Catherine Sharma

Catherine Sharma

Day 11 – Friday, September 13

Breakfast on your own (at Villa Inspirante for guests staying there) 

Shuttle to Airport/Return to Athens 

 

Guests have further travel options or return to Seattle