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Sani Resort - Sani Gourmet Festival

The gastronomic Sani Gourmet Festival is a popular addition to the events programme at Sani Resort. The annual Festival which has now run for over a decade, is a culinary celebration that brings together some of the finest Chefs from Greece and Worldwide.

The Sani Gourmet festival has proved successful and continues to reach new heights, enticing visitors from all over the world. Each year Michelin Starred Chefs and up and coming chefs join the acclaimed line up at the Sani Resort premier restaurants to create delightful dishes that will amaze everyone. Over the five day festival which takes place in May, Sani guests are treated to a number of gourmet related workshops, including; wine tastings, presentations and cooking demonstrations.

Sani Gourmet 2022 Takes Place From 20-24 May.

The 2022 Sani Gourmet event will be 'A CELEBRATION OF THE GREEK CULINARY SCENE'. Some of the top chefs in Greece, Ambassadors of the Contemporary Greek Gastronomic Culture will be in attendance over the five days and will be cooking up a storm in Sani's renowned dining venues.

Sani Gourmet 2022

Prepare for an Unforgettable Epicurean Experience at Sani Resort.

Sani Resort Celebrates Gastronomy and the Greek Culinary Scene with its 15th Annual Sani Gourmet event, welcoming guests to a five-day foodie extravaganza from 20-24 May 2022.

Since 2006, Sani Gourmet has brought together cultures, flavours and traditions from around the globe, with each year dedicated to a new gastronomic theme. This year celebrates the talents of Greece’s top contemporary chefs with carefully curated five-course dinners paired with fine wines.

Four of Sani’s restaurants will showcase ten talented chefs including multi-awarded Sotiris Evaggelou from Salonica Restaurant in Thessaloniki who will be cooking up dishes at Fresco , Sani Dunes’ Italian restaurant, best known for its elegant and refined dishes created by Michelin-starred chef Ettore Botrini. Other Sani Resort restaurants at Sani Gourmet include: Water, the gastronomic flagship of Sani Resort, which offers a distinctive Mediterranean and French cuisine. Tomata, a modern Greek restaurant at Sani Marina, which boasts a truly innovative menu from Chef Karamolegos, who serves up freshly barbecued meats and fish & Asian at Sani Marina, headed up by Chef Thiou who is renowned across France for her Paris restaurant. Here guests can enjoy Thai-Fusion Asian cuisine, with dim sum and local seafood all featuring on the menu.

The full list of chefs at this year’s Sani Gourmet can be found below:

  • 22-24 MAY, FRESCO
    Sotiris Evaggelou Executive chef at Salonica Restaurant in Thessaloniki, multi-awarded Sotiris Evaggelou honed his unique style working within the industry for almost four decades.
    Liza Kermanidou One of the most talented young pastry chefs in Europe and Head Pastry Chef at Pantechnicon, Liza Kermanidou has previously worked at Roka and Claridge’s.
  • 23-24 MAY, ASIAN
    Adam Kontovas Executive chef of Alali restaurant in Santorini and Head Chef of Kobra, Adam Kontovas’ modern creations are creatively grown from Mediterranean roots.
  • 20-21 MAY, FRESCO
    Gikas Ksenakis Championing local produce, Xenakis is the Head Chef at the Aleria, turning classic plates into inventive contemporary cuisine.
  • 20-22 MAY, TOMATA Vasilis Mouratidis Executive chef Squirrel & Andromeda Restaurants in Halkidiki, Vasilis Mouratidis has won multiple awards for his contemporary style, combining Asian flavours with Mediterranean cuisine.
  • 20-22 MAY, ASIAN
    Dimitris Pamporis As the Executive Chef at Bubo Restaurant in Halkidiki, Dimitris Pamporis applies a modern twist to authentic Greek dishes, accentuating their traditional flavours.
  • 20-22 MAY, WATER
    Giorgos Papazacharias & Thanos Feskos The head chefs at the innovative Delta in Athens, Thanos Feskos and George Papazacharias masterfully marry Nordic cheffing techniques with Greek flavours.
  • 23-24 MAY, TOMATA
    Manolis Papoutsakis Founder and chef of award-winning Haroupi & Ten Tables in Thessaloniki, Manolis Papoutsakis specialises in Cretan cuisine – relying on fresh, local and seasonal ingredients.
  • 23-24 MAY, WATER
    Alexandros Tsiotinis With one Michelin star and eight Toques d’Or, Alexandros Tsiotinis, the executive chef and owner of CTC, applies a modern twist to classic Greek plates.