Top 10 chefs in Greece

This is a list of the multi-awarded top Greek chefs and the restaurants where you can taste their cuisine.

 

Ettore Botrini, awarded with Michelin star. Greek of Italian origin, besides Botrini's, he also owns the restaurant Etrusco in Corfu. One of the most famous TV chefs in Greece.

Where: In his own restaurant, Botrini's Vassileos Georgiou B' 24B, Chalandri (+30) 6857323/4


Lefteris Lazarou, the first Greek chef to win a Michelin star. Popular from his television appearances, he specialises in creative fish cuisine.

Where: Varoulko Akti Koumoundourou 52, Mikrolimano (+30) 210 5228400


Alexandros Kardasis, young and talented, he loves to twist around traditional Greek cuisine and uses local products in his recipes.

Where: In the green patio of Athiri Plateon 15, Keramikos, (+30) 210 3462983


Gikas Xenakis, young, acclaimed and creative.

Where: In the elegant patio of Aleria Megalou Alexandrou 57, Metaxourghio (+30) 210 5222633


Kostas Tsingas

Where: In Vespa Rossa, with amazing Italian-Mediterrenean cuisine Naiadon 2, Pagrati, (+30) 210 7234551


Aris Tsanaklidis, cosmopolitan, with previous experience in USA restaurants, he loves fusion cuisine.

Where: In Kuzina, with terrace wtih view to the Acropolis Adrianou 9, Thissio (+30) 210 3240133


Argyro Barbarigou, a lovely, heart, famous TV chef and author of numerous cookbooks and owner of her own fish restaurant

Where: In Papadakis, for fish Fokilidou 15, Kolonaki (+30) 210 3608621


Aris Vezenes, he studied Economics in the USA, where he encountered numerous cuisines from around the world and decided to become a chef.

Where: In his own restaurant, Vezene Vrasida 11, Hilton (+30) 210 7232002


Sotiris Evangelou, excellent chef with long experience in many Athenian restaurants, he specialises in modern Greek cuisine.

Where: Tudor Hall King George Hotel Vas. Georgiou 3, Syntagma (+30) 210 3330265


Georgianna Chiliadaki & Nikos Roussos, awarded with two Michelin stars, they are well-known for their wonderful cocktails. They own Funky Gourmet.

Where: In their restaurant, Funky Gourmet Paramythias 13, Keramikos (+30) 210 5242727


Christoforos Peskias, part of the dream team of Greek chefs, teacher for many younger chefs, he delivers excellent dishes, both of Greek and international cuisine.

Where: P. Box Levidou 11, Kifissia (+30) 210 8088818


Chrisanthos Karamolengos, one of the reformers of Greek cuisine, he comes from the island of Santorini, well-known for its excellent cuisine.

Where: Faro Capo D. Vassiliou 10 & Perikleous 13, N. Psychiko (+30) 213 0200000

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