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Cooking Classes

Miami, FL

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Miami, FL

The Chef and The Dish offers private cooking classes via Skype and Zoom, video conferencing tools, accessible to people in Miami, Florida area. 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 Miami, FL 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 Miami 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. We pride ourselves on white glove service at its finest.

Below is a list of local markets and stores in Miami, FL and the neighbouring areas 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 creation begins.

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Foodtown is a popular Davies Asian market worth the short drive from the Miami city center. Specializing in products from a collection of Asian countries including Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, and Vietnam, the dizzying store carries a large selection of nearly every Asian specialty item you could imagine. From fresh herbs and noodles for a Vietnamese cooking class, vegetables and pantry staples for a Thai cooking class, and a huge selection of seafood and tofu for a Japanese cooking class, if you're seeking it, Foodtown is likely to carry it. The produce and pantry items may be overshadowed however by the selection of seafood and meats. If you're looking for live frogs, they carry those, too!

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Peru Pa'Ti

A hidden gem in Miami, this little market caters to the large Peruvian community in Miami, Florida. Located near Tropical Park, this mini shop carries everything from Botija olives and Aji Amarillo paste to popular sweet treats from Peru's favorite brands. Enlist a Spanish speaking friend to help you navigate their website.

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Origini Market

Food is a serious business in Italy and seal of approval is important validation. Origini Market has been recognized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce as "Ambassadors of Authentic Italian Products." This pretty market imports the best Italian products and brands into the Miami area including a collection of tomatoes, rice, pasta, olive oils, tinned seafood and more.

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Redland Market Village

This permanent market is open year round Thursday through Sunday making it a great option for a fun outing. Featuring fresh fruit and vegetables from local farms, you'll have access to the best of the season. Also on the 27-acre property you'll find vendors selling artisan honey, legumes and a large fish market where you can purchase a good selection of whole fish. Depending on the season, you'll find lots of other fresh options as well.

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Plaza Seafood Market

A staple in the Miami seafood scene, Plaza Seafood supplies a number of local restaurants with their fish and shellfish needs. In operation and family owned since 1980, Plaza Seafood a great place to shop for the fresh catch of the day, and when we say fresh, we mean your fish could have been caught just hours earlier. Offering a wide selection of fish, crab, shrimp and other seafood, they also carry hard to find conch imported from Caribbean. Order lunch while you're there, just don't mind the lines.

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Marky's Gourmet

Save your pennies and treat yourself to this gourmet experience. Marky's Gourmet located on 79th Street, one block from Biscayne Blvd, has been serving the elite of Miami since 1983. If you're in the market to spend $500 on Beluga caviar, Marky's has you covered. For those on a more reasonable budget, they also offer a wide selection of high end products from imported truffles, olives, butter, cured meat, and cheeses. For gourmet lovers across the country, they offer shipping throughout the United States.