Relais & Châteaux Gourmet Festival: 8th - 10th of June 2018
Elounda Mare hotel, is proud to announce the continuation of its participation in the Gourmet Events of Relais & Châteaux. We offer guests the opportunity to experience various extraordinary culinary events. 
Le Phébus & Spa Boutique Hotel restaurant chef, Xavier Mathieu, will be creating a 4 hands Relais et Châteaux Gourmet Festival Gala Dinner, along with Old Mill restaurant Relais & Châteaux chef, Antonis Petrellis, an explosion of creative tastes, taking guests on a journey through their palate.
Visits to local producers, wine tasting, local “Raki” tasting and many more events will take place during this exquisite journey.
A few words by 1 étoile Michelin chef Xavier Mathieu:
"I grew up in Marseilles, and Provence is in my blood. Research, technique and precision... but above all a sense of flavour and inspiration: each dish is a variation on its origins. To be discovered."
The Daily Program of the Gourmet Festival
Friday June 8th
12:00-14:00: Cheese degustation paired with local wines, by Elounda Mare Relais & Châteaux sommelier Babis Papadatos.
€55 per person
19:00: Cocktail buffet with local produce, variety of wine & “Raki”. Fish night @ the Yacht Club restaurant. €90 per person
Saturday June 9th
9:30-13:30: Honey production visit for beehives, snack buffet offered on location. €60 per person
19:30 : 4 hands Relais et Châteaux Gourmet Festival Gala Dinner by  Xavier Mathieu 1 étoile Michelin chef @ Phébus & Spa, Gordes & Antonis Petrellis chef @ the Old Mill restaurant. Wine selection by the sommelier of Elounda Mare,Babis Papadatos. Children over 10 years old are welcome, please note that adult and child menu is the same (no alcohol).
€160 per adult & €100 per child
Sunday June 10th 
12:00-14:00 : Preparation of a speciality dish by Xavier Mathieu 1 étoile Michelin along with wine pairing by Elounda Mare Relais & Châteaux sommelier Babis Papadatos. Followed by 3-course set menu lunch & wine @ the Yacht Club restaurant of Elounda Mare hotel. €80 per person
The Gourmet Festival will take place at the Elounda Mare Relais & Châteaux hotel, Crete, Greece from the 8th until the 10th of June. Please note that the full package rate is 400€ per person.
Please contact us (, +30 28410 68200) for further information.