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Cooking Classes

Cleveland, OH

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Cleveland, OH

The Chef & The Dish offers private cooking classes for those in the Cleveland, OH area live via Skype, a video conferencing tool, with chefs around the world. Video call a chef into your kitchen, live from Italy, Thailand, Spain and more countries, for a cooking class that will truly transform your Cleveland kitchen. Hang up the keys, open a bottle of wine, and enjoy a private cooking class in the comfort of your own home. It's just you and a highly accomplished 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 are 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.

Below is a list of local markets and stores in the Cleveland, OH 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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Murray Hill Market

This cute little market shines on the corner of Murray Hill Road and Paul Avenue in the Little Italy district. Voted "Top 10 Grocery Markets in Cleveland" twice by, at this market you'll find a wide selection of local products along with specialty imports. Whether you're looking for fresh produce, locally made artisan breads, or a sweet treat like Italian ice, Murray Hill Market makes a great stop in your day.

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Park to Shop

With several locations in the midwest, the Cleveland location is located in the Asiatown area of the city. Carrying a wide array of Asian products, here you can find everything from fresh produce to pantry staples. Whether you're looking for Chinese Broccoli, Bok Choy, Long Beans, a collection of Fish Sauce, Tamarind Paste or Thai Chilli Paste - this is a busy market where you can browse the shelves for hours.

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West Side Market

West Side Market history dates back to 1912 and is the oldest publicly owned market in Cleveland. This slice of Cleveland history has come a long way in it's century of operation and proudly boasts over 100 vendors offering everything from ethnic shops to cheese markets to prepared foods. Whether you stop at Kate's Fish for your fresh seafood, head to J&J Meats for speciality cuts of beef, or stop by to eat some Pierogis from the Pierogi Palace, West Side Market should have your cooking class needs covered.

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The Olive Scene

The Olive Scene is exactly that, a specialty shop dedicated to all things olives. Rated Best of Cleveland by Cleveland Magazine, you'll be hard pressed (get it?) to not leave with more knowledge about olive oils and olive products. Offering a variety of olive oils from both the North and South hemisphere, you'll leave the store with some new flavors to try and an appreciation of this artisan product.

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Fresh Fork Market

While not a market open to the public, Fresh Fork Market is a subscription to local produce and with a subscription, you get access to their market. With access to over 100 family farms, all within 75 miles of Cleveland, you'll be eating local, exposing yourself to new produce and local products, and will be able to gain access to their online shop where you can hand-pick extra items you may need for the week.

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Gallucci's Italian Foods

Gallucci's Italian Foods is a step back in time. With their first store opening in 1912, Gallucci's has seen a few homes, with its current location on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland's midtown core. Their impressive selection of Italian products covers everything from imported Giardiniera to 25 year aged balsamic vinegar and DOP tomatoes from the south of Italy. A testimonial from best selling author Mary Ann Esposito, of Ciao Italia, has called Gallucci's one of the finest Italian food stores in the country.