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Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries

Interactive Educational Programs in Crete, Greece

celebrating our culture, nature, sustainable organic agriculture
and fantastic traditional cuisine

     CCS Seminar Schedule

    Celebration of Crete's Biodiversity
    and historic food and wine routes
    Explore Crete's magnificent countryside
    and historic sites. Botanical hikes in the
    central mountains, visits to organic wineries
    and tranquil villages.
    April 28 - May 3, 2014. Details

    Lessons from the Mediterranean
    Applying Yesterday's Wisdom to Tomorrow's Table
    A 7-day workshop-experiential learning program
    for professional researchers of cuisine and health
    In partnership with Field to Plate, an award-winning program
    May 13 - 20, 2014.  Credit Hours/CPEs: RD/DTR: 49;
    American Culinary Federation CEHs 35.  Details

    University of Missouri
    Study Abroad in Greece
    The Cretan-Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle
    10-Day Accredited program organized by CCS
    Open to all teachers and students based on availability.
    3 Credits or 30 CPE units. May 19 - 31, 2014.
    [program full, registration closed]   Details

    University of Wisconsin Stevens Point Study Tour
    "Food and Wines of Greece"
    A 20-day accredited program focusing on cultural and
    culinary heritage, food and travel writing
    May 26 - June 16, 2014. [program full, registration closed]

    Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
    Fall Break in Crete, Culinary Sanctuaries
    A 9-day accredited program focusing on the
    Traditional Culture and Cuisine of Crete
       and Mediterranean Diet Concepts
    For Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management and Nutrition Majors
    September 9 - 17, 2014   Details

    Previous seminars of note:
    Farming, Feasting and the Foundations
    of the Early Greek City:
    Recent excavations at the site of Azoria, Crete
    A lecture by Donald Haggis,
    Professor of Classical Archaeology
    University of North Carolina
    held at The Embassy of Greece, Washington DC,
    Program coordinated with Nikki Rose. Details

    See the news from our fields on the right column for updated programs.

    Note: The majority of our seminar calendar is reserved for private study tours
    for educational institutions -- which are not listed here.
    For information about private group seminars or study tours
    for groups of 8 people minimum. Contact andreas[at]  

    News from
    our fields

CCS in National Geographic Traveler

CCS in National Geographic Adventure

Nikki Rose article in National Geographic
Center for Sustainable Destinations

Interviews with Nikki Rose (Brief Listing):

Archaeological Institute of America Magazine

National Public Radio (NPR) with Joe Shapiro

Nikki Rose Interview in
The Australian

Nikki Rose interview in Greek Reporter

CCS featured in Treehugger

CCS in the UN's Convention on
Biological Diversity
Success Stories

The International Institute for Peace through
Tourism Conference in Zambia.
Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries is a
Case Study of Best Practices

Australian Gourmet Traveller
Article about Crete, featuring CCS

Islands Magazine Green Guide:
CCS is one of the top leaders and innovators in
sustainable tourism

See About Us and Articles for more news

CCS Videos

of 15 years of our work

Highlights of CCS
Historic Food and Wine Routes Seminars

Horta Collecting in Crete with
Chefs Rose and Mavrakis
Part 1

Nikki Rose Lecture at the National Hellenic
Museum, Chicago, December 2013

More videos on the CCS YouTube Channel
New Book by Nikki Rose
Crete:The Roots of the
Mediterranean Diet,