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|Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries
Interactive educational programs in Crete, Greece focusing on
culture, nature, sustainable organic agriculture and traditional cuisine
|See our Schedule Page
for upcoming open seminars
and presentations by Nikki Rose
by Chef Nikki Rose
Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet
Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries is an award-winning program for best practices in Sustainable/Responsible Travel. Nikki Rose, a Greek
American Professional Chef-Author and seminar director, formed CCS in 1997 to help provide tangible support to residents working on
action programs to protect their cultural and natural heritage.
CCS organizes a range of dynamic seminars for the public and academic institutions. Rose/CCS has received numerous awards from
National Geographic, the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, the UN-World Tourism Forum for Peace and Sustainable
Development, World Travel and Tourism Council, and is featured in National Geographic, Archaeological Institute of America Magazine,
NPR, New York Times, Lonely Planet, The Guardian (UK), TV New Zealand, Australian Gourmet Traveller, and O'Globo (Brasil).
Rose frequently speaks at international tourism conferences and is an adviser for sustainable tourism/culinary heritage projects around
the world. Rose’s book, “Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet,“ highlights over 15 years of her experience in Crete.