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Cooking Classes

Orlando, FL

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Orlando, FL

The Chef and The Dish offers private cooking classes via Skype and Zoom, video conferencing tools, accessible to people in the Orlando, Florida area. Transport your kitchen and immerse yourself in the cultures of Italy, Spain, Mexico, 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 Orlando, FL is very easy. Simply select the cooking class you would like to attend, and book it online. With over 100 cooking classes Certified Tested by our team, your Orlando kitchen will be virtually transporting to Italy, Peru, Spain 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. The Chef & The Dish provides you with white glove service at its finest.

Shopping is part of the fun of our cooking classes. Once your cooking class is booked, your Kitchen Assistant provides your Shopping List. the below list of markets in Orlando are a good place to start for the most authentic culinary experience. Excellent ingredients is where your kitchen mastery begins

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iFresh Market

iFresh Market located on E. Colonial Drive offers a wide selection of Asian products. From live blue crabs, noodles, dumpling wrappers, black vinegar, Thai chilli paste, to Japanese mayonnaise and baked goods, you'll find popular brands and trusted products from a variety of Asian countries. It's worth noting reviewers often comment on the quality of the customer service, as well.

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Head downstairs to Antonio's Market, a speciality market carrying a wide array of Italian products and wine. In addition to their own line of jarred sauces and pantry items, here you'll find Italian DOP products including olive oil, tomatoes, pasta and more from the motherland. If you're hungry, enjoy a nice meal at the upstairs restaurant which offers both lunch and dinner.

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Bar Harbor Seafood

Bar Harbor Seafood is one of the largest seafood providers in Florida. Since 1986, they've been supplying the local community along with restaurants, hotels and country clubs with the freshest seafood available. While their list of products changes daily based on availability, expect they'll always carry a great selection of salmon, tuna, grouper, and cod, along with live clams, mussels, oysters and lobster.

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International Food Club

Set aside the afternoon, because you'll need it at The International Food Club. This huge market is over 25,000 square feet and represents over 25 countries spanning Europe, the Middle East, South America and more destinations. Whether you're looking for Turkish specialty snacks or Brazilian manioc, this is a great place to find authentic products and trusted brands from around the world.

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Freshfields Farm

Since opening a small meat market in Orlando in1973, what was originally named “Momm’s Meats Popp’s Produce” changed to “Freshfields Farm” in 2008. They now have two locations in Florida, one in Orlando on East Compton Street and the other in Jacksonville. Along with their own line of products, they offer a wide selection of organic produce and local products which are produced within 400 miles of the market.

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Orlando Meats

Orlando Meats certainly has received a lot of press, and we understand why. Their restaurant has some of the best meat in the city, and that's due to the butcher next door. Orlando Meats is a whole animal butcher that follows humane practices. They ensure animals live a good and healthy life. They do their best to source the best, including grass-fed meats whenever possible. As a whole animal butcher, they can service any custom order for beef, pork, or lamb that you'd like.