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Cyclades: The Star Of This Year’s “Gastronomy Days” Festival In Athens

Visitors at the recent "Gastronomy Days" festival that took place in the Greek capital got a good "taste" of the delicious local products, tasty dishes and interesting recipes of the islands of the Cyclades group.

Hoteliers In Greece Urged To Serve Greek Peaches To Guests

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has urged its hotel members to promote Greek products through their units.

Crete’s Gastronomy As A Catalyst For Economic Growth

Crete's local products could lead the way to develop culinary tourism and wine tourism and thus attract more tourists to the popular island, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Greek Wine To Receive Major Promotion In China

Greek wine companies Boutari and Kir-Yianni recently embarked on a partnership worth $50 million with COFCO Wines & Spirits Co Ltd that will boost Greek wine exports to China.

Greece Aims To Strengthen Promotion Of Food Products To Boost Tourism

Greece aims to turn its healthy, Mediterranean-based, diet into an international trend to attract more tourist arrivals, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni informed professionals at the Greek food products exhibition by Lidl Hellas in Athens.

Lefkada Island Joins “Greek Breakfast” Program

Hotels on Lefkada, Greece, will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the Ionian Island recently became the latest destination to join the "Greek Breakfast" program.

Greek Gastronomy Goes To Hong Kong

The Chef's Club of Greece will present authentic Greek cuisine and delicious dishes prepared exclusively with Greek products to residents of one of Hong Kong's most luxurious hotels.

Trip2taste Greek Gastronomy Festival To Launch On Corfu

A unique culinary experience will await food & wine lovers at the first Trip2taste Festival to take place in June 2014 on Corfu.

Greek Restaurants To Operate With “Aegean Cuisine” Quality Label This Season

Dozens of Greek businesses have applied for the "Aegean Cuisine" quality label, an initiative launched by the Chamber of Cyclades to promote the wine and gastronomy of the Aegean.

“Mount Athos Area Kouzina” Culinary Days Kick Off In Greece

Culinary days have launched in the Athos region in Halkidiki aiming to promote local production and products in order to establish the area as a destination for thematic travelers.

Hotels In Lakonia Add “Greek Breakfast” To Their Menus

Hotels in Lakonia, situated in the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula, have joined the "Greek Breakfast" program and will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus.

Costa Navarino To Host Gastronomy Seminar For Professionals Of Messinia

For the second consecutive year, Costa Navarino will host a gastronomy seminar to promote and establish Messinian cuisine and upgrade services in the region's catering sector.

Greece’s Sani Gourmet 2014 Festival Follows The Silk Road, From Beijing To Rome

The Sani Gourmet 2014 food festival that will take place 9-18 May at the Sani Resort in Halkidiki, Greece, will focus on world cuisine through the prism of the Silk Road.

Culinary Center Opens For Crete’s Certified Products

A Culinary Center recently opened in Rethymnon, Crete, to house the island's certified products that are labeled with the new quality brand name "CRETE."

Greek Chef’s Club Launches Branch Office In Austria

Greek gastronomy and premium quality Greek products will be introduced to the Austrian public through the Chef's Club of Greece branch office that recently was inagurated in Austria.

“Greek Breakfast” Gets Thumbs Up From German Tour Operators At ITB 2014

Leading German tour operators at the recent ITB Berlin exhibition said they were interested in including the "Greek Breakfast" feature as a reference in their travel packages for destinations in Greece.

Corfu’s Etrusco Wins “Best Restaurant In Greece” Title

Etrusco, situated near a small village on the island of Corfu, won the Golden Chef's Hat Award for the "Best restaurant in Greece" for the second year in a row.

Benaki Museum To Host 2nd “Gastronomy Days” Festival In Athens

The Benaki Museum on Pireos street in Athens has announced that it will host the second edition of the "Gastronomy Days" festival in May 2014.

“Greek Breakfast” Served By 252 Hotels In Greece

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels aims for 450 hotels in the country to be serving a genuine Greek breakfast by the end of the year.

Chef Michel del Burgo Takes Charge Of Spondi Kitchen

Three-Michelin-starred chef Michel del Burgo has brought his talents to the kitchen of Spondi restaurant in Athens, Greece.