Athens, Greece Ellas (PressExposure) October 19, 2011 -- Aressana Spa Hotel & Suites supported a unique cuisine contest for Fava recipes. The contest was conducted after the recognition of Santorinian fava as a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin product) and was organised by the Union of Therian Products & Gourmet magazine Eleftherotypia.
After evaluating many authentic and tasteful recipes, the editors of Gourmet magazine in collaboration with experienced chefs selected the 3 winners of the contest.
The three winners travelled to Santorini island and prepared their plates to an amazing event that took place at 17 of Spetember in 'Selini' restaurant. The famous chefs Yiorgos Chatzigiannakis, Constantina Faklari, Nick Pouliasis, Chris Markozanes,Jim Lazarus Vassilis Zacharaki along with Evangelia Mendrinou a GURU of Fava product tasted all three proposals and recognised the one of them as the top winner rewarding him with a matchless award specially designed by George Kypris owner of 'the eye' gallery.
All the participants and winners were welcomed to Aressana Spa Hotel and Suites and were hosted for three amazing days. Mrs Mendrinou personally assisted on the completion of this exceptional event as always supporting Greek tradition and Santorini island.
Aressana Spa Hotel and Suites promotes high quality gastronomy proposals. Ifestioni Restaurant is a unique and well known bio organic restaurant. Further, wine tasting events welcome you to an amazing experience. Visitors can indulge themselves with local wine selections and travel their senses in front of the inimitable Santorini Sunset.Emulating the serenity of Cyclades life coupled with the exciting buzz of Fira, Santorini, guests are welcomed like old friends with heartfelt sincerity.
One of the most genuine Santorinian hotels in Fira where the senses are gently provoked reflecting the inextricable beauty of Fira and Santorini, a strong emphasis is placed on enveloping all who enter in absolute luxury and beauty.
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