Welcome to Athens, the birthplace of democracy and home to some of the tastiest restaurants in the world. This guide will teach you how to navigate the kitchens of Athens, what it costs to upgrade your equipment and food, and tips that will bring you the ultimate success!
Going to a classic gyro stand is a perfect way to experience the rich (and tasty!) Greek culture. Many stands like this one offer foods on the go for the busy business man or the sightseeing tourist! Here's a full menu of what you'll be serving:
- Gyros with yogurt sauce
- Gyros with french fries
- Gyros with veggies
- Gyros with yogurt sauce & french fries
- Gyros with yogurt sauce, french fries, & veggies
- Gyros with french fries & veggies
- Gyros with veggies & yogurt sauce
- Dakos with tomatoes
- Dakos with myzithra cheese
- Dakos with myzithra cheese & olives
- Cream puffs
- Peach lemonade
A Greek classic, gyros are originally made from lamb. As this dish's popularity grew, so did its variety. Now you'll commonly find it made with beef, pork, or even chicken. It looks like you'll be serving it traditionally, from a vertical meat rotisserie in the lower left corner. To start a gyro:
- Tap the meat in the gyro grill to start cooking it.
- When it's done, it will automatically move to the meat pan above.
- Tap the pita dough under the counter in the middle to start grilling it.
- Tap the pita dough when it's done cooking. This will move it to the meat pan.
- Tap the meat pan to move the the roast meat to the pita, and then the pita to a plate.
- Tap the plate to serve the customer.
Some customers will ask for additional sides. These include yogurt sauce, french fries, and veggies.
- French fries are located to the left of the pita dough, under the counter. Tap on them to add them to a gyro plate.
- Yogurt sauce is located on the counter to the left, next to the meat pan. Tap on it to add it to a gyro plate.
- The veggies are located above the yogurt sauce. Tap on them to add them to a gyro plate.
Sometimes written ntakos, dakos are a Greek salad consisting of a slice of soaked dried bread or barley rusk, usually topped with olives, tomatoes, and cheese. You'll also be serving it this traditional way! To start making dakos:
- Tap the barley bread under the counter in the middle, to the right of the basket. This will move it to the dakos pan above.
- When the bread is finished cooking, tap the pan to move it to a plate.
- Tap the plate to serve it to the customer.
There are toppings we can put on the dakos. Customers might ask for tomatoes, myzithra cheese, and olives.
- Tomatoes are on the counter to the right. Tap on them to add them to the dakos.
- Myzithra cheese is directly above the tomatoes on a cutting board. tap on it to add it to the dakos.
- Olives are to the right of the barley bread under the counter. Tap on them to add them to the dakos.
You'll be serving Greek cream puffs called kokakia, covered in a sweet chocolate drizzle and fresh from the oven! To prepare the cream puff just tap on the cream puff oven in the lower right corner. The cream puff will bake for several seconds before automatically moving to a plate. To serve the customer just tap on the plate.
Temperatures can soar into the upper nineties during summer in Athens, so customers are going to want something quick to cool off! You'll be serving peach lemonade. To fill an order, tap on the lemonade jug on the far right side of the counter. This will fill a glass, and tapping it will serve the customer. The jug will refill all glasses automatically once you have served the first order for lemonade!
Tips & tricks
Cream puffs will automatically move from the oven to the serving plate when they’re finished. To ensure you never run out, tap the cream puff oven every time you serve a cream puff. Since cream puffs and peach lemonade don’t have additional ingredients, they’re the easiest way to get five-plate combinations. Wait until several customers have ordered cream puffs and peach lemonade, and complete the orders in quick succession.
Roast meat also moves automatically from the gyro grill to the meat pan, so tapping the gyro grill consistently throughout the game will ensure the meat pan remains full.
Upgrading kitchen equipment (items, like the gyros grill or the peach lemonade jug, that increase amount of servings you can provide at once) will help you out a lot! Especially when orders get a little crazy.
Greece is renowned for its tart and delicious pastries and desserts! What better place to go to satisfy a sweet tooth than a fun yogurt parlor! You'll be serving all kinds of sweet treats in Athens. Here's what's on the menu:
- Greek custard
- Greek custard with cinnamon
- Greek custard with fruit jam
- Greek custard with ice cream
- Greek custard with cinnamon & fruit jam
- Greek custard with cinnamon, fruit jam, & ice cream
- Greek custard with fruit jam & ice cream
- Greek custard with cinnamon & ice cream
- Greek yogurt
- Greek yogurt with honey
- Greek yogurt with mint
- Greek yogurt with gooseberries
- Greek yogurt with honey & mint
- Greek yogurt with honey, mint, & gooseberries
- Greek yogurt with mint & gooseberries
- Mint tea
Galaktoboureko, or Greek custard, is traditionally served with a clear maple coating and is often times flavored with lemon, orange or rose. To make your custard:
- Tap the custard pot located on the burner on the right on the counter. When the custard is done cooking, it will automatically fill the cups in front of the pot.
- Tap the phyllo dough to the left of the pot.
- Tap the oven to the right of the counter to start baking the Greek custard.
- Tap the oven once the Greek custard has finished baking. This will move the custard to the custard plate.
- Tap the custard plate to serve the customer.
Sides that you can serve with your Greek custard include cinnamon, fruit jam, and ice cream. All of these sides are pre-made, so luckily there's no prep needed! Just tap on the side you wish to add to your plate. The sides are located to left of the custard plates.
Greek yogurt is known for its amazing health benefits and tart taste. No wonder it's in high demand here! To serve up a bowl of Greek yogurt:
- Tap the yogurt maker located under the counter on the left. The yogurt will fill the yogurt bowls once it's done.
- Tap the yogurt bowl to serve the customer.
Greek yogurt is even better with toppings! You'll have the ability to add gooseberries, mint, and honey. Just tap on the topping you wish to add, located in a row on top of the counter on the left.
Mint is widely used in tea in Greece. Traditionally called dyosmos, mint tea is often times served with a slice of lemon. To serve mint tea, simply tap on the mint team glasses located to the right on top of the counter. The glasses will automatically fill, so there's no need for any prep!
Tips & tricks
The tea glasses refill automatically and are the easiest way to get three-plate combinations. To get a five-plate combination, prepare two other orders ahead of time and then serve those in quick succession with three orders of mint tea.
The yogurt maker automatically puts the Greek yogurt into the serving bowls when it’s finished preparing. Once you’ve served a bowl of Greek yogurt, tap on the Yogurt Maker again to ensure you don’t run out!
Spanakopita & salad bar
After a long day spent exploring the Acropolis or pondering the view of Athens from Mount Lycabettus, nothing tastes quite as good as a flakey, goldened order of spakakopita. Or a fresh, light Greek salad. Welcome to our last stop in Athens! a spanakopita & salad bar! Here's what's on the menu:
- Spanakopita with olives
- Spanakopita with sardines
- Spanakopita with vegetable sticks
- Spanakopita with olives & sardines
- Spanakopita with olives, sardines, & vegetable sticks
- Spanakopita with sardines & vegetable sticks
- Spanakopita with olives & vegetable sticks
- Gemista (eggplant, tomato, bell pepper)
- Side: Dolmas
- Greek salad
Spinach, onions, feta cheese. What's not to love about a spanakopita! To make one:
- Tap the spanakopita oven in the lower left corner.
- ap the oven again to plate it.
- Tap the plate to move it to the tray.
- Tap the tray to serve the customer.
Athens overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and owes its name to the goddess Athena, who legend has it produced the city’s first olive tree. We're lucky enough to have delicious olives as a side for our spanakopita, along with sardines and vegetable sticks.
- Vegetable sticks and olives are located on the top left corner of the counter. Just tap on them to add them to the spanakopita.
- The sardines are going to need some grilling! Tap them, below the vegetable sticks, to throw them on the grill under the counter. Once they're done grilling, tap on them again to move them to the green plate above the raw sardines. Tapping the green plate will move them to the spanakopita plate.
Stuffed vegetables make for a great light meal when you're on the go. You'll be using 3 different kinds of vegetables for gemista: eggplant, tomato, and bell pepper. To make gemista:
- Tap on the vegetable the customer is requesting. These will be located on the closest edge in the center of the counter.
- Tap on the vegetable when it's finished cooking to move it to the gemista tray.
- Tap the gemista to move it to its own plate.
- Tap on the played gemista to serve the customer.
Some customers are going to ask for a side of dolmas: rice wrapped in grape leaves. To add one to a plate, just tap on it on the counter to the right of the vegetables.
Blend ripe tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, rich red onions and tangy feta cheese together to make a lovely Greek salad! To get one ready just tap the Greek salad board located under the counter to the right. When the Greek salad is done being tosses, plates of it will appear on the counter. Tap on a plate to serve your customers.
What's a sweeter way to enjoy the beautiful views of Athens than with a nice, iced frappe! It will certainly help cool your customers down in the heat. Simply tap on the frappe glasses on the right of the counter to serve one to your customer. Luckily the frappe mixer fills up the empty glasses on its own, so there's no need to prep!
Tips & tricks
The frappe mixer refills frappe glasses automatically. Once the Greek salad board has been tapped, Greek salad will automatically appear on the counter when it’s finished being prepared. These dishes will be the easiest way for you to make five-plate combinations.
There are two gemista trays: one holds stuffed tomatoes and stuffed eggplants; the other holds stuffed bell peppers and dolmas. The trays can hold three servings of each of the two kinds of stuffed vegetables they hold.