Xalavro Open kitchen
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Open kitchen

Xalavro Open kitchen

Xalavro Open Kitchen restaurant with its
gastronomic fine dining proposals stands
right by the popular cocktail bar Xalavro
Open Bar in the pedestrian Milatou Street in
the heart of Heraklion city and shares an “open”
philosophy, love for experimentation
and relaxing summer mood.
 

As in Xalavro Open Bar, our restaurant offers
homemade dishes and excellent quality local
ingredients, while the cooking ritual takes
place right in front of your eyes, in the open
kitchen of Xalavro. Wonderful flavors inspired
by Mediterranean dishes and the Asian philosophy
are paired for you to enjoy.

Xalavro Open kitchen
Fusion menu

Xalavro Fusion Menu

We created a fusion menu with Mediterranean dishes enhanced with flavors of Asia.

Meat, fish, seafood and vegetable dishes come together for you, in order to enjoy a gastronomical delightful menu addressing to delicate palates.

Xalavro Fusion Menu
Bar Food

Xalavro Bar Food

Of course, Xalavro Open Kitchen offers a variety of finger food and street food,
as well, for those who like to enjoy their cocktail accompanied by a snack.

Xalavro Bar Food
Brunch

Xalavro Brunch

The day in Xalavro Open Kitchen begins with
a filling and tasty brunch, savory,
sweet and vegan options (omelets, eggs
benedict, open sandwiches, cinnamon rolls etc.)
and carries on at noon and
through the evening with even more
spectacular creations.

Aggelos Genetzakis

Xalavro Head Chef

Aggelos is a young and very promising chef and is the Head of our kitchen team. He started his career working at top hotels in Greece and abroad soon to move to Heraklio's gastronomic scene. After working alongside, as a sous-chef, with Nikos Kasotakis he took over our kitchen and is here to make sure that our unique menu will be delivered to you in excellency!

Aggelos is constantly evolving thus he spent his winter at Frantzen Restaurant, in Stockholm, known for its 3 Michelin Stars. Although still very young he is trusted with this very demanding position in our kitchen and is proving to be the new rising star!

Xalavro Head Chef
Nikos Kasotakis

Xalavro Executive Chef

Our chef is a multi-awarded chef with a long experience in some of the best and award-winning restaurants in Greece and abroad. Nikos has worked as a chef in the kitchen of “Venetian Well” in Corfu as well as at the à la carte restaurants of Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort. He then moved to London where he worked for the 2 Michelin star awarded “Green House” as well as in “Vendôme” in Bensberg, Germany, one of the top restaurants and among the few to boast 3 Michelin stars. In Greece, he worked in the kitchen of “Spondi” Restaurant, also awarded with 2 Michelin stars, and he has collaborated with Gkikas Xenakis at the “Aleria” Restaurant in Athens. In Xalavro Open Kitchen in Heraklion city, Nikos Kasotakis will take you to a journey among Mediterranean and Asian tastes and will introduce you to a delicate gourmet and vegetarian approach to finger food and street food.

Xalavro Executive Chef
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