Cooking class in Chania

Veerna's Kitchen

Learn to Cook Authentic Cretan Foods and Enjoy a traditional Cretan meal in a 5-star! experience

Cook and eat like a local at the best cooking class in Chania


To Our Family

Cook with our family! Your hosts are sister and brother, Veerna and Kosti. 

Veerna is in charge of the preparations and will teach you everything. Kosti is in charge of the wood-fire oven.

Our Classes

Learn how to cook authentic Cretan foods in a picturesque setting, under the shade of avocado and olive trees in a secluded area of Chania.

Learn the secrets of sour-dough,prepare and bake your own-unique bread loaf in a wood-fire oven, and combine it with extra-virgin olive oil tasting.

Not just another Cooking Class

Passion & Expertise
Veerna is one of the best cooks in the area. Her kalitsounia have been selling like hot cakes for years.
100% natural ingredients
All the ingredients are picked straight from the garden, or sourced from local farmers.
You are invited into our home. Grandmas, aunts, cousins, and friends for instance are always stopping by to meet our guests and give you an authentic Cretan experience.
customer satisfaction
Don't take our word for it. Check out our dozens of 5* reviews.
  • star ratingThe perfect hosts in a wonderful setting and we produced a great meal too! - Veerna and Kosti are wonderful hosts and superb cooks. The setting of the class is a beautifully renovated farmhouse that has been in the family for 5 generations. The meal... read more

    avatar thumb Mary B
    May 4, 2024

    star ratingAmazing Sourdough Baking Class!  - AMAZING experience, was the highlight of our 7 day trip to Greece. The hosts were so wonderful, made us feel right at home and comfortable the entire time. Their knowledge... read more

    avatar thumb Sarah S
    May 4, 2024

    star ratingIncredible experience, must-do!!!  - This cooking class was the highlight of our stay in Chania. The experience was so fun and delicious. You can feel the warmth and authenticity from the hosts. We loved... read more

    avatar thumb Gemma B
    May 3, 2024
  • star ratingAbsolutely recommend!  - Very welcoming and friendly host. The instructions were great and you will take great cooking skills back home. Absolutely recommend.

    avatar thumb Anna B
    May 2, 2024

    star ratingA not-to-miss experience  - Veerna’s cooking class was at the top of our family trip to Chania. Five women in our group did the 4 hour class (which flew by), some of us experienced... read more

    avatar thumb Diane Bennett S
    April 30, 2024

    star ratingOne of the best activities we did in Greece!  - What an absolutely delightful and delicious experience we had with Veerna & Kostas in their home learning to cook so many wonderful dishes and learning the stories behind each dish.... read more

    avatar thumb DayTrip39634434222
    April 28, 2024
  •   Best activity we did throughout our whole CHANIA trip! Veerna, Costas, and Alex are the sweetest hosts and made it so fun. The property is amazing and the food is... read more

    thumb Magdalyn
    June 19, 2024

      What a fabulous evening! I felt like we’d been invited to a family dinner—Veerna, Kostas, and Alex were amazing hosts and the food was delicious! We also learned a great... read more

    thumb Emily
    June 17, 2024

      It was an amazing experience, we really enjoyed it a lot , Thank you Veerna and Costas for the warm hospitality and great time, we are definitely coming back! ❤️

    thumb Injy
    June 14, 2024

      Favourite thing we did in Chania!! I would 100% recommend to anybody wanting to enjoy creating an authentic and delicious food. Veerna and her brother Kostas were wonderful hosts... read more

    thumb Rachel
    June 13, 2024
  •   What a wonderful experience! The olive groves were amazing…property held a 500 year old olive tree! What a pleasure it was to learn new tricks and be invited into this... read more

    thumb Carrie
    May 30, 2024

      Incredible cooking class experience. Our hosts were super personable, attentive, and had wonderful stories to tell about themselves and the Cretan food culture. All of the food we prepared was... read more

    thumb Chris
    May 29, 2024

      If you are in Chenia, this cooking class is a must do! Veerna and her brother Kostas are incredibly kind, welcoming, and funny, and they created such a warm and... read more

    thumb Jacob
    May 24, 2024

      Fantastic inviting hosts and a wonderful evening in a location amongst the olive trees. The night was highly interactive and the food was delicious with many leftovers to take with... read more

    thumb Kurt
    May 20, 2024
  •   If you’re visiting Chania, book this. We had the most amazing time learning all about Cretan cooking, and the food was delicious! Our hosts had the best sense of humor,... read more

    thumb Brittney
    May 15, 2024

      It was a wholesome experience. Everything was perfect and the food was delicious. Verna and Kosta were such sweet hosts, we had a wonderful time and some nice recipes to... read more

    thumb Eliott
    May 9, 2024

      Atmosphère très conviviale, site magnifique. Tout se déroule de façon ordonnée et dans le plaisir. Le menu est tout de même assez élaboré. C’était un délice! Nos hôtes sont vraiment... read more

    thumb France
    April 26, 2024

      One of our favorite activities we did in Chania! Veerna and Kostas were incredible hosts— so warm, welcoming, and knowledgeable about Cretean cuisine and its history. All of the food... read more

    thumb Lily
    March 27, 2024
  •   Wonderful experience. Highly recommend. Learned a lot about local cuisine, and the food was delicious! Veerna and Kostas are lovely hosts. Traveling alone, it was a great thing to do... read more

    thumb Malamo
    January 11, 2024

      This is easily a highlight from our honeymoon in Crete.
    Veerna invites you into her home to cook with her and Kostas (her brother) and his adorable dog (Odin) on their... read more

    thumb Rebecca
    November 16, 2023

      We had a great time learning to prepare various Greek dishes! 🙂 Veerna provided simple and helpful instructions and also told a couple of interesting stories regarding the background. Highly recommended! 🙂

    thumb Anna
    November 11, 2023

      We had an amazing time with my wife trying learning the basics of Greek cooking, and getting a bit deeper understanding of the Greek culture.
    100% must do activity!!

    thumb David
    November 11, 2023
  •   Our authentic Greek cooking class in Chania was an absolute family highlight of our 10 days in Crete.
    Verna and Costa made us feel welcomed the minute we arrived. Her... read more

    thumb Anna
    November 6, 2023

      Wow this experience was really special! We did the earlier class and learned how to make the most delicious food. We had such a fun time talking to Makis and... read more

    thumb Alice
    October 20, 2023

      This cooking experience with Veerna and her family exceeded all expectations I had - what an incredibly fantastic evening myself and my husband had! It was honestly one of the... read more

    thumb Clare
    October 12, 2023

      We loved this experience so much. Our hosts were very warm and made us feel so welcome. It was great to spend an afternoon preparing our meal in their beautiful... read more

    thumb Aimee
    October 11, 2023

Cooking Class Location

Our classes are both commenced in the same location.

Chania Cooking Class is located 10-15 minutes from the center of Chania in the beautiful neighborhood of Nerokourou. Veerna’s Kitchen is located in the terrace of the church of Saint Ephraim. 

Transportation is not included. 

It is easily accessible by car or taxi. Park along the fence. 

For any inquiries or question please check our Contact Methods and our FAQ.

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