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Seattle, WA

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Seattle, WA

The Chef and The Dish offers private cooking classes via Skype and Zoom, video conferencing tools, accessible to people in Seattle, Washington. Find yourself immersed in the cultures of Italy, Spain, Japan, 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 Seattle, WA, 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 kitchen will be virtually transporting from Seattle to Italy, Peru, Thailand 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 Seattle, WA 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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Big John's PFI

Part of the SoDo District in Seattle, Big John's PFI started in 1971 with "Big John" selling olives and feta out of his car to nearby Greek restaurants. They've come a long way since then with a long list of international products from Spain, Italy, Greek, Portugal, Morocco and beyond. Whether you need a 1/2 lb cut of Prosciutto di Parma, Pecorino Romano, Toscana or Calabrese, dried pantry goods, or olives from their rotating list of at 25 or more varieties in the store, Big John's is a great place to shop for your cooking class.

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Goodies Mediterranean Market

This adorable market is located on Lake City Way NE. Here you'll find one of the best selections of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean speciality products in the Seattle area. With a rotating list of fresh produce including fresh fava beans and green almonds, they also carry grass fed free range meat, gourmet olives, dried fruits, and harder to find pantry items like pomegranate syrup, grape leaves, along with accessories for Turkish coffee.

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Paris Madrid Grocery

Paris Madrid Grocery is located just below the Seattle Pike Place Market on Western Avenue. This speciality grocer carries a wide selection of products from Spain, France and Portugal. If you're looking for ingredients for paella including paella pans, bomba rice or saffron, Paris Madrid carries it. They also offer a large selection of Spanish tinned seafood, Spanish and French cheeses, Spanish Jamon, and other pantry items like piquillo peppers and Marcona almonds. While you're there, browse the bottles of wine available and pick up a nice Rioja for your cooking class.

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Seattle Fish Guys

The owners of Seattle Fish Guys have been in the seafood industry their entire lives. Co-owner Sal is a fishmonger in his heart and believes fish handling is an art. As a third generation fisherman, he handles fish with respect and tradition. In what reviewers say is "an insane selection" of oysters, clams, shrimp, octopus, crab, scallops and and whole fish, you'll leave the market with some of the freshest fish in the Seattle area. Visit their location on 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street and grab a Poke bowl while you're at it. They're open 7 days a week.

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Pike Place Fish

When thinking about markets in Seattle, you can't go without mentioning Pike Place Fish, a world famous seafood shop known for boisterous fishmongers throwing fish across the store. Located in the Pike Place Market since 1930, it would be difficult to not find what you're for here. From whole Branzino and Ahi Tuna to Chilean Sea Bass and Sockeye Salmon this is an experience to not be missed. Pike Place Fish ships nationwide making for a great option for both Seattle clients and those across the United States.

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World Spice

Located in the Pike Place Market is World Spice, one of the best spice shops in the U.S. As featured in tens of foodie magazines, you'll find literally ever spice you could think of and many you didn't even know existed. From sumac, urfa biber, tongarashi and turmeric, and a massive selection of chillies, World Spice is your go to shop for spices and seasonings. They also ship nationwide for a reasonable flat rate.