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Charleston Cooks! Maverick Kitchen Store - CLOSED

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One of the best cooking classes we've taken!

194 East Bay St – A retail kitchen supply store that also offers cooking classes. They modeled... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
So many items

If your looking for any cooking items, they have it. There were items there that I wasn't sure how... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Cathy V
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10 Mar 2017
“One of the best cooking classes we've taken!”
25 Jul 2016
“So many items”
Located in historical downtown Charleston, we provide the space, tools and instruction with which food and wine enthusiasts can happily gather, taste and learn. With both demonstration and participation classes, beginners and experts alike delve...more
194 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2131
+1 843-722-1212
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

194 East Bay St – A retail kitchen supply store that also offers cooking classes. They modeled their classes after the New Orleans School of Cooking. We took the cooking class and thoroughly enjoyed it. Taught by a locally trained chef, the class was well...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank whopper007
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If your looking for any cooking items, they have it. There were items there that I wasn't sure how to use them. Great store. Friendly sales clerks and very informative. I will go there each time I am in Charleston just to look for new...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Cathy V
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Not only does this store carry a large amt. of quality cooking supplies, they also offer cooking classes and demonstrations in their well equipped kitchen. Reservations are required and they fill up fast. Rasonably priced

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 281EileenB
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I only got to shop once, wish I would have found this store before. Beautiful selection of foodie toys, Charleston goodies and cookbooks. I was able to buy Geechie Boy Grits that are locally grown and milled. A sign at the counter said the owner...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank AnitaS484
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We were told that the store was closing permanently since it was recently purchased. However, when we went in there to look for some really great close outs, we found that most items were markdown only about 25 to 30%. I really never found any...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Charleston Cooks! Our chef and speaker was educational and funny--and clearly very good a coominfy to boot! I enjoyed watching and learning new techniques and trying new food. The meal was just enough. I also bought the recipe book...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Clairina2012
Reviewed 17 April 2016

These cooking demos are great fun! And you get great cooking ideas and great food to eat too! Unfortunately this establishment is closing soon!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank PhoodiePhil
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Based on the reviews, I was really excited to go. The store took me a total of 3 minutes to browse. It was basically an overrated, overpriced Bed, Bath and Beyond. I'm glad I had made lunch plans near by since the store visit by...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 188shirleyf
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Sorry to hear that the place is closing because it has a great variety of cooking gizmos and bags of local specialty foods - grits, rice, etc. Did go to the cooking school. Could have bought more except didn't want to carry too much around....More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank ALoldsters
Reviewed 7 April 2016

They are closing so get there for everything on sale.It's a shame they are closing up.We did not participate in cooking lessons but shopped the store twice .

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank SonnyHutch
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