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Cooking Classes

Anchorage, AK

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Anchorage, AK

The Chef & The Dish offers private cooking classes for those in the Anchorage, AK area live via Skype, a video conferencing platform. The Chef & The Dish offers entertaining experiences with highly rated chefs around the world in your own in your own Anchorage, AK kitchen. Hang up the keys, open a bottle of wine, and cook live with a chef based in Italy, Thailand, Spain in a private video conference - just you and the chef. This experience is the perfect stay at home date-night and great for birthdays and anniversaries.

Booking is very easy, simply select the cooking class you'd like to take, then select the date and time and book online. Classes are available daily and great for both beginners and advanced cooks. With over 100 cooking classes, all Certified Tested by The Chef & The Dish team, you'll be whipping up Homemade Pasta or Pad Thai in no time. Before your class, you'll receive your shopping list and everything you need for your cooking experience.

Shopping is part of the fun of our cooking classes. Once your cooking class is booked, your Kitchen Assistant provides your Shopping List. The Chef & The Dish recommends these markets and speciality grocery shops for the most authentic culinary experience in the Anchorage, AK area.

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The New Central Market

Located in midtown Anchorage, The New Central Market is a Korean speciality shop that has expanded significantly since opening in 1999 to offer wide selection of Asian ingredients from other countries. Whether you're looking for Thai chilli paste or Japanese miso paste, stop here and you'll likely find it.

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European Store & Deli

European Store & Deli is considered the one stop shop for traditional gourmet foods from Eastern Europe. Importing authentic ingredients from Hungary, Ukraine, Russia and beyond, you'll find a variety of specialty spices, meats, pantry items and more that can't be found elsewhere. While you're there, make sure to pick up some of their scratch made cabbage rolls.

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Fromagio's Artisan Cheese

The mission statement of Fromagio's Artisan Cheese is to find and share great cheese in a land that had none. Knowing that Alaskans sometimes can't enjoy the same abundance of world ingredients, this store is on a mission to ensure locals have access to everything from Italian and Spanish cheeses to importing domestic varieties from the Lower 48. In addition to offering a wide selection of cheeses, you'll also find pantry staples like Italian tomatoes, Marcona almonds from Spain and a selection of dried fruits and sweet and savory spreads.

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Anchorage Market

The largest open air market in Alaska, the Anchorage Market opened in 1992 and is open yearly from May to September on weekends. With over 200 vendors, this local destination market will be a treat for your senses. Offering a variety of produce, baked goods and local products from nearby artisans, this festival is also a great place to buy gifts from the local crafters.

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Johnny's Produce

This adorable produce market located on Dowling Road is a great stop for imported and local produce all year round. With Italian ancestry, Johnny and family are committed to bring the feeling of the family farmer's market to Alaska every day. Stop for the produce and even sourdough starter, but stay a while to enjoy a smoothie from their smoothie bar.

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Butcher Block No 9 and Charcuterie

Open Tuesday through Sunday, this speciality butcher is a great stop for a variety of meats and custom cuts. Whether you're looking for chorizo sausage, tomahawk pork chops, dry aged ribeyes, or Alaskan elk, Butcher Block No 9 make quality meats and customer service their top priority.