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Hotels in Santorini

Katikies Hotel Santorini Q1A3352

Katikies Santorini
Oia Santorini

Katikies Villa Santorini Villa Suite SUITE 6

Katikies Villa Santorini
Oia Santorini

Katikies Kirini Spa Hotel Santorini 0535

Katikies Kirini Santorini
Oia Santorini

Katikies Chromata Hotel Santorini 13 2

Katikies Chromata Santorini
Imerovigli

Katikies Garden Hotel Santorini Thira 03945

Katikies Garden Santorini
Fira


Hotels in Mykonos

Katikies Mykonos Hotel Q1A0589

Katikies Mykonos
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01 Katikies Villa Mykonos

Katikies Villas Mykonos
Elia

Selene
A Journey Through Time
1985 - present

1985

In a time when concepts such as “terroir” and “gastronomic tourism” are, yet, unknown, Giorgos Hatziyannakis and his wife Evelyn envision a restaurant which promotes the ingredients and the long-forgotten gastronomic tradition of the island.
Selene opens on the edge of the Caldera of Fira, Santorini.

1985

1987

Selene introduces a menu with 3 columns: Santorinian, Greek and Ιnternational cuisine.
Wine, from the beginning, is an essential part of Selene’s journey.

1987 01
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1990

Selene restaurant starts offering an increasingly creative local cuisine.
Traditional dishes are reinvented “without losing their soul”.

1990

2006

George Hatzigiannakis’ lifelong work towards the revival and evolution of local cuisine is widely acknowledged by critics and culinary institutions.
Selene, by 2006, is one of the most important Greek restaurants.

2006

2010

Selene is relocated to Pyrgos, a village medieval hilltop village surrounded by vineyards. It starts hosting Vedema, the annual wine festival where all the island’s winemakers are brought together.
Some of the most talented Greek Chefs leave their mark at Selene throughout the decade.

2020

Selene restaurant becomes part of the Katikies family and returns to Fira. It is based in its current home: the imposing 18th century Catholic Monastery of Dominican Nuns.
Yannis Karakasis, one of the 408 Masters of Wine, takes charge of the Selene wine program.

2020 01
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2021

Selene is led by Ettore Botrini, one of the most important Michelin-star rated Greek Chefs. He introduces his gastronomic philosophy while honouring the restaurant’s legacy.

2021

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