Local Connections: Shopping with Chef Botrini & Gourmet lunch

5 hours | Corfu | CFU-310
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Includes meal, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:

Corfu Medieval Quarter (walking tour)
Best appreciated on foot, the old town is a colorful mixture of the medieval and the modern. With famed chef Ettore Botrini as your guide, youll stroll through the narrow streets of Old Corfu Town as the enclaves rich heritage unfolds before you. Charming squares, refreshing fountains, and impressive monuments and cultural sights are intermingled as you discover side streets lined with cafes, restaurants and local shops. The markets are a haven for foodies and professionals who seek out the freshest produce and ingredients for their culinary creations.
Culinary Experience at Botrinis Etrusco Restaurant
The renowned Michelin-starred restaurant Etrusco offers a truly personal, gourmet experience. Ettore Botrini, the host of Greeces 'Hells Kitchen' television show, is one of the top and most famous celebrity chefs in the country. A Corfiot Italian from an impressive gastronomic lineage, Botrini has worked internationally, including at several Michelin-starred restaurants in Monaco, as well as serving as head chef of his familys award-winning Etrusco Restaurant in Corfu. Additionally, this talented chef runs his own Michelin-star restaurant in Athens.
What you will see along the way:
On your motorcoach drive, youll have an opportunity to gaze upon the Old Fortress. During the period of the 6th through 13th centuries A.D., Corfu stood within the fortifications of the Old Fortress. Built by the Byzantines, it was reinforced by the Venetians and later by the British. Although much has been destroyed, the Venetian insignia remains, as do the lower ramparts and a steel bridge that connects the fortress to the city.

Lunch:
Your gastronomic experience at Etrusco Restaurant includes a seven-course gourmet meal drawing inspirations from local dishes--Greek classics prepared in contemporary and creative ways and elevated to haute cuisine. Each dish is paired with wines from various regions in Greece. The menu will be a surprise, but rest assured that you are in for an afternoon of exquisite culinary delights. And the chefs commentary about the dishes he has prepared and their origins is the perfect complement to the meal.

Special Notes:

Your gastronomy experience includes a seven-course gourmet surprise menu meal drawing inspirations from local dishes and elevated to haute cuisine.
Each dish is paired with wines from various regions in Greece. Special dietary requests/restrictions must be communicated in advance to the Shore Excursions Office for the menu to be adapted accordingly.
Special dietary requests/restrictions must be communicated in advance to the Shore Excursions Office for the menu to be adapted accordingly.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Transit to Medieval town

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
00:15
Air conditioned:
Yes
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No

Shopping with Chef Botrini

Time at site:
01:30
Wheelchair accessible:
No

Transit to Etrusco Restaurant

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
00:30
Air conditioned:
Yes
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No

Gourmet Lunch

Time at site:
02:15
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
Yes

Return to the port

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
00:30
Air conditioned:
Yes
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No