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8 BEST Cooking Classes in Santorini [2024]

Eager to learn the secrets behind Greece’s mouthwatering cuisine? Join one of these spectacular cooking classes in Santorini and relish the Mediterranean dishes long after your vacation is over!

Welcome to the enchanting island of Santorini! A place where breathtaking sunsets meet vibrant culture and delicious cuisine. Nestled in the Aegean Sea, Santorini has become a top destination for travelers seeking culture, sea time, and incredible culinary experiences.

And what better way to immerse in the flavors and traditions of this island than taking a cooking class? This is also a great idea in case of rainy weather.

In this guide, I’ll introduce you to the 8 best Santorini cooking classes. No matter which class you choose, shared or private, you will delve into the secrets of Greek cooking and create delectable dishes using local ingredients.

Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a passionate foodie, these classes offer a unique opportunity to learn from skilled instructors and discover the rich culinary heritage of Santorini. So, put on your apron, sharpen your knives, and let the journey begin! 

I usually use Viator and Get Your Guide to book activities around the world. I especially recommend them for their fantastic cancellation policy, which allows you to cancel most tours up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. 

The BEST Cooking Classes in Santorini

▶️ Discover the essence of Greek cuisine in this delightful Petra Kouzina Cooking Experience. Step into a traditional Cave House and take in the lively ambiance as you learn to craft five authentic Mediterranean dishes. After being greeted with wine and appetizer, you’ll get hands-on at preparing your own lunch and dinner, following the instructions of your host.  

Once your food is ready, relax on a charming terrace with your meal, wine, a tasty dessert, and Greek coffee to finish off on a fantastic note. Take home a recipe book, ensuring you can recreate these tantalizing flavors anywhere.

Petra Kouzina Cooking Experience

📝 This Santorini cooking class includes: food and wine, welcome appetizers, and a recipe book. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Join a small group of food enthusiasts for a Cooking Class with a Chef at the Ftelos Brewery. Under the guidance of a professional chef, you’ll learn to create a 4-course menu using the freshest ingredients and traditional techniques, whipping up your very own Greek lunch.  

The class takes place in an enchanting brewery, which you’ll also get to explore on your own, checking out the beer production process before you get to indulge in a delicious pint with your meal. The menu might include a Santorini salad, cod croquettes, pork fillet, and a very authentic split-pea dip.  

Full and happy, take the chance to buy your favorite beers on-site before leaving. 

📝 This tour includes: Cooking class, a meal with craft beer, bottled water, and a recipe book. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Roll up your sleeves and master the art of the kitchen with this Greek Cuisine Cooking Class in Santorini. You’ll learn to make creamy tzatziki, a fresh Greek salad, and crispy tomato fritters with the expert guidance of a local chef. 

Get insider tips, unlock the secrets behind Santorini’s best recipes, and create authentic delicacies for your lunch or dinner. After your culinary triumph, indulge in the fruits of your labor paired with exquisite local wines. This activity is perfect for solo travelers, a group of foodie friends, or a corporate team, requiring no previous skills. 

Greek Cuisine Cooking Class in Santorini

📝 This tour includes: Cooking class, a meal, wine, and bottled water. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

A Santorini Cooking Class with Wine Tasting

Are you ready for a gastronomic adventure like no other? Discover the best tastes and flavors of the island in this Santorini Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch. You’ll enjoy a hands-on lesson led by a local chef, delving into the secrets of Greek cuisine and unique cooking tips to ensure a delicious result. 

You’ll also get to tour a winery, and once the meal is ready indulge in your creations paired with local wines. With a booklet of all the recipes cooked, you can recreate the magic at home. 

📝 This tour includes: Roundtrip transportation, a winery visit, wine tasting, a cooking class, lunch, and a recipe sheet. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Private Cooking Classes in Santorini

▶️ Embark on a tantalizing journey through the island’s flavors with this Santorini Private Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Tour. Begin with a delicious wine-tasting session at two volcanic wineries, where besides sipping on glasses of assyrtiko and nykteri you’ll learn about what makes volcanic soil so good for viniculture. 

Then, channel your inner chef in a cooking class led by a culinary expert. Prepare tasty specialties like Greek salad and pork fillet soaked in sweet Vinsanto wine sauce, and relish your creations alongside fellow foodies. 

Santorini Private Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Tour

📝 This tour includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, 8 tastings of wine, a cooking class, a 3-course lunch, and a recipe card. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Enjoy a unique culinary experience with this Santorini Cooking and Tasting Experience. You’ll visit a local farm where you’ll taste delicious, seasonal produce, and a family estate winery for a glass of volcanic wine – a great introduction to your day! 

Next up is the cooking class, led by an expert chef in an open-air restaurant. You’ll learn to prepare traditional island recipes using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, and then enjoy your mouth-watering creations paired with delightful wines. 

As a memento of your adventure, you’ll receive a recipe booklet to recreate the flavors back home. This tour caters to all your needs, including a vegetarian meal option. Plus, hotel pickup and a private guide for a personalized experience are guaranteed. 

Santorini Cooking and Tasting Experience

📝 This tour includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, a cooking class, wine tasting, lunch, and a recipe booklet. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ What better way of spending your day than with a  Santorini Cooking Lesson & Cocktails on the Beach? Indulge in flavorful delights on this memorable small-group culinary tour that will teach you how to cook traditional Greek dishes using fresh local ingredients. 

From Santorinian fava to tomato fritters and pork fillets in Vinsanto wine sauce, these time-honored recipes will transport you to the heart of the island’s culture. Vegetarian options are available too, and you’ll get to savor your creations on a scenic veranda, accompanied by volcanic wines. And to top it off, unwind at the Black Sand Beach with a refreshing cocktail and fruit salad!

Santorini Cooking Lesson & Cocktails on the Beach

📝 This tour includes: Roundtrip transportation, a cooking class, a meal, wine, and cocktails. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Cooking Class in Santorini + Easy Hike

Unveil the region’s gastronomy and scenic beauty on a tour that blends a Santorini Cooking Class & Easy Hike. Marvel at the volcanic caldera as you wander through vineyards and ancient villas on a delightful hike along the coast, and then get ready for a culinary adventure. 

Create delicious Greek dishes, such as Greek salad, tomato fritters, tzatziki, and fava under the guidance of a skilled chef, and indulge in your homemade feast in a picturesque setting. You’ll then have time to relax, sunbathe, and go for a swim on the beach. 

Santorini_ Cooking Class & Easy Hike

📝 This tour includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, a cooking class, lunch, and a hike. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Santorini Cooking Classes FAQs

What are the best cooking classes in Santorini, Greece?

In my opinion, the ultimate cooking lessons in Santorini are these: 
Petra Kouzina Cooking Experience
Cooking Class with a Chef at the Ftelos Brewery
Greek Cuisine Cooking Class in Santorini

Can I combine a cooking class in Santorini with wine tasting?

Absolutely! Nothing pairs better than delicious Greek cuisine and a glass of wine. You can enjoy both on this Santorini cooking class and wine tasting tour with lunch.

Can I book a private cooking class in Santorini?

There are magnificent private cooking lessons in Santorini. I think that these are the best ones: 
Santorini Private Cooking Class and Wine Tasting Tour
Santorini Cooking and Tasting Experience
Santorini Cooking Lesson & Cocktails on the Beach

  • Stefania Guglielmi

    Stefania Guglielmi is the founder of Every Steph. Originally from Bologna, Italy, she's been traveling full-time since 2016 and has visited over 50 countries across 6 continents. She believes sustainable travel and luxury travel can go hand in hand and has been advocating for responsible tourism since 2014. Stefania's advice and travel experiences have been featured in important publications such as Business Insider, Refinery29, and Yahoo Money.