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Cooking Classes

Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

The Chef and The Dish offers private cooking classes via Skype and Zoom, video conferencing tools, accessible to people in Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2016, The Chef & The Dish has been immersing people around the world in the cultures of Italy, Spain, Thailand, and many other international locations. The options are endless when you learn from the best chefs and this experience makes it the perfect stay-at-home date night.

To participate from your location in Baltimore, MD, is very easy. Simply select the cooking class you would like to attend, and book it online. With over 100 cooking classes, all Certified Tested by our team, you will be transporting your kitchen from Baltimore to Italy, Thailand, Japan or other country with the click of a button. Cooking classes are available for beginners to advanced cooks and unless otherwise noted, use standard kitchen equipment. Once you've picked a class and a date, our assistants will send you a shopping list with everything you need to get before your class time.

Below are a list of local markets and stores in the Baltimore area to help you buy the needed ingredients for your culinary experience. Once you receive your shopping list, find the appropriate place to shop. Purchasing ingredients is where your kitchen mastery begins.

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With locations in Brewers Hill, Mastellone, and Harborview a DiPasquale's is convenient for people around the Baltimore area. This Baltimore institution has been in business over 100 years and has seen four generations of continuous family operation. They carry every Italian speciality import you could think of, and several you didn't even know to think of. If you need polenta, carnaroli rice, high end olive oil, truffles, Italian cheeses or charcuterie, DiPasquale's is the stop for you.

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Zam Zam Halal

Zam Zam Halal is an asian grocery store in Baltimore specializing in Indian, Arabic, Pakistani, Bangladesi, and Indonesian products. They have a good selection of ethic pantry items and follow Halal practices for their selection of meat.

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Faidley Seafood

Founded in 1886, Faidley Seafood is one of the oldest purveyors of fresh and prepared seafood in the Chesapeake region. Known for the best crab cakes in a city known for the best of the best, they offer next day air shipping across the continental United States. You can visit their shop in the Lexington Market shop for fresh whole fish, oysters, shrimp, crab, clams and everything else seafood you could imagine. If you're feeling adventurous, you can pick up some unusual meats as well including raccoon and muskrat!

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G.W. Supermarket

G.W. Supermarket is a huge Asian grocery store chain originating in New York City. They have over 17 stores across the east coast and carry a huge selection of Asian specialities. With an average size of 40,000 square feet, they have every Asian produce, meat, seafood or pantry essential stocked. Bring a cup of tea and browse the interesting and well light aisles. Whether you're looking for bok choy, daikon, long beans, speciality mushrooms, rice flour, rice vermicelli, fish sauce, tamarind paste or chilli paste, G.W. Supermarket is bound to carry it.

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Cheese Galore and More

Any shop named Cheese Galore and More has our attention. This shop located on South Charles Street carries cheese as far as the eye can see. This is your go to stop for Asiago, Gorgonzola, Vermont Cheddar, Manchego, Pecorino, Burrata, Parmigiano Reggiano, Taleggio, Feta and much more. They also carry a nice selection of specialty meats including Serrano ham, Prosciutto, and Chorizo.

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Lexington Market

In addition to Faidley's Seafood, the Lexington Market has an abundance of shops that will be a great one-stop shop for any cooking class. Stop by Garden Produce and enjoy an abundance of fresh vegetables at their colorful stand and Buffalo Bill too for custom beef and pork cuts. Make sure to stop by a local vendor before your leave for fried chicken or fresh cut fries.