Akis Petretzikis

Chef - CEO & Managing Director, Akis Petretzikis Ltd

Akis started following his dream by attending classes at the “Le Monde” School of Culinary Arts. After graduating, he began working as a chef in various hotels in Greece and in short time he moved to England for five years where he gained the most valuable lessons in life as well as cooking of course. His final stop there was at the famous hotel “The Goring”.

On his return to Greece, he took part in the game show on MEGA channel called “The Master Chef”. Six months later, he had proven himself beyond a shadow of a doubt by winning 1st place and becoming the first Greek Master Chef! In 2012 and for the next 2 years he was Head Chef at chef Michel Roux’s restaurant called Avenue Bistro at the Metropolitan Hotel.

Soon he became one of the most praised chefs, with his own cooking show on television not only in Greece but in Cyprus as well, a weekly webcast called “Kitchen Lab” on the Greek You Tube channel as well as his show “Akis Kitchen” on the English You Tube channel, but also a collaboration with the company Fresh One Productions which was sealed with the uploading of Akis’s recipe on chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube channel. This final step made Akis one of the network’s 15 official chefs.

Nowadays, Akis is not only a famous chef, but he is also the CEO & Managing Director of Akis Petretzikis Ltd – an exemplary company based on the multicultural wonderland of taste which includes magazine and book publications, television and online cooking shows, a café-bistro and a burger house that in short time have become Athens new hot spots and Akis’ e-shop – a perfectly designed on line shop with a huge selection of products for the kitchen, for cooking, gifting and a variety of cooking classes given by Akis’ himself!