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Charleston Cooks! Maverick Kitchen Store

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Address: 194 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2131
Phone Number: +1 843-722-1212
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Located in historical downtown Charleston, we provide the space, tools and...

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 into an array of deliciousness, from savory sauces to wonderful wines. Our hope is that our exuberance is so contagious you'll take it home and share it.

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So many items

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
Cathy V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 items.Bake ware, gadgets, books , pans

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Cherryville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Brooksville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 was retiring.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 bargains. I did buy a can opener that was guaranteed for life, and I ended... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 and a gadget I liked that he used. Both were used within the week after... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 itself to downtown Charleston wouldn't have been worth it.

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Decatur, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles 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. Enjoyed our visit.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 .

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you like to eat or better cooking this is a great little shop with some gizmos for the kitchen, besides the area for cooking lessons every day.

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