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LE MONDE “travelled” in Santorini

LE MONDE “travelled” in Santorini for the “2013,Year of Gastronomy in Santorini”

he gastronomic seminar entitled Local Products-International Gastronomic Delight, which took place on Friday, May 17th, turned out to be a great success.
The event was held at the Markezini’s Mansion, in a beautifully renovated place, with the presence of representatives from several organizations of the island such as the Municipality of Thira, the Hotel Association of Santorini, the Restaurant Association of Santorini, many professionals of the catering field, with many graduates of LE MONDE among them.

Mr. Kalosakas Makis and Mr. Panagoulis Achilleas, chefs and teachers at LE MONDE Institute, as well as Mrs. Tzitzi Maria, oenologist- chemistry teacher, presented new ways of highlighting the local products and combining them with the lovely Santorini wines.

Here are some of the recipes that were presented:

Mullet fillets with smoked “volcanic” fava beans and caper foam
Sweet chocolate bar with eggplant spoon sweet and vinsanto sorbet with lemonbalm

The wines that accompanied the recipes came from the following wineries:

Boutari
Canava Roussos
Kasteli Wines
Santo Wines – Union of Santorini Cooperatives
Gaia Wines
Estate Argyros
Domaine Sigalas
Gavalas Winery
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
Koutsoyannopoulos Winery
Hatzidakis Winery

We would like to thank all the wineries for their support.

LE MONDE Institute of Hotel & Tourism Studies, wants to congratulate Mr. Nikolao Anastasio Zorzo, for this wonderful initiative and thank the Municipality of Thira, the Hotel Association of Santorini, the Restaurant Association of Santorini, the professionals of the island and our graduates who attended the presentation with such a great interest.

And last but not least, we would like to thank Mr. Patiniotis Andreas as well as the staff of the Markezini’s Mansion and the Volcano View Hotel, for the warm hospitality and support of the event.

Published: 24/5/2013