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Long Island, NY

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Long Island, NY

The Chef & The Dish offers private cooking classes via Skype and Zoom, video conferencing tools, accessible to people in Long Island, NY. 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 Long Island, NY, 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 Long Island 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 is a list of local markets and specialty grocery stores in the Long Island, NY area. Once you receive your shopping list for your cooking class, find the appropriate place to shop. Purchasing authentic ingredients is where your kitchen mastery begins.

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Super FL Mart

Get your Asian food fix without having to drive all the way to Queens. Located in Mineola, this Asian supermarket is a great place for all your hard to find ingredients right in the heart of Long Island. With a huge assortment of items and a food court, it’s easy to get lost exploring the aisles here. Grab all the lemongrass and tamarind you need then stop in the food court for a snack to fuel up!

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Ceriello Fine Foods

On Long Island there’s certainly no shortage of great Italian markets, but Ceriello takes their quality to the next level. Opened in 1973 by Andrea Ceriello, what began as a simple Italian Salumerie has now evolved into a fabulous Italian market with no shortage of products. While you can certainly make a dreamy charcuterie board with the huge selection of cured meats, Ceriello also has a fantastic selection of imported Italian goods including pasta, rice, tomatoes and lots more.

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Jewel of the Sea

Located in Woodbury, this fish market is known for its high quality, incredible customer service, and wide selection. Opened in 1999 by Luigi Novello, Jewel of the Sea is family business was born out of Luigi’s passion for providing Long Island with the freshest and finest seafood selection possible. In addition to the fish market you will also find fresh produce, grocery items, and a bakery!

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Ginta's Meat Farms

With 9 locations across Long Island, Giunta’s Meat Farms is not just a fabulous butcher shop, but also a full-fledged supermarket. The butchers here hand carve each piece of meat so you’re guaranteed to have a high quality cut. Get your hard to find cut of meat and the freshest veggies around all in one convenient place.

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This Japanese market is located in Syosset and offers a wide selection of Asian products. Packed full of all sorts of goodies, this is a store you don’t want to miss. As you browse the rows offering everything from ramen packets to Japanese skincare you’ll be amazed by the unusual products. Before you leave, be sure to snack on some takoyaki balls at their eatery in the back!

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North Shore Farms

A popular specialty food store chain, there are 9 convenient locations scattered across Long Island. A mix of a farmers market, grocery store, and specialty food store, this is a great place to go for fresh produce and gourmet items. From cheeses to nuts to deli products, North Shore Farms provides a great one-stop-shop for all your specialty food needs!