Monday-Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm    
Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Major Holidays.  We are often open extended hours during Cooking Classes, Holidays, Special Events.


PREP Kitchen Essentials

12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach CA  90740



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PREP Kitchen Essentials is a cooking school and retail store located in Seal Beach California.  

We carry high-quality kitchenwares and offer a wide range of top-rated hands-on cooking classes for novice and experienced cooks alike.  We also offer professional knife sharpening.

At PREP's cooking classes division,  we believe first and foremost, that as you improve the quality of your food,  you improve the quality of your life.  Since the very first class, our goal was to create a comfortable, practical, social and instructive teaching environment where participants can learn to become more confident and capable in the kitchen.

PREP's cooking classes are hands-on and 100% participatory. Our classes are designed for novices and experienced chefs alike, whether you are new to the kitchen or an enthusiastic cook looking to take your skills to a more professional level.  Students learn under the tutelage of experienced chefs, then enjoy the dishes you prepared.

Of course, cooking programs are only as good as their instructors and curricula, and our incomparable professional chefs provide dynamic, modern, one-on-one instruction covering a 
wide range of subject from basics to baking to entertaining to cultural cuisines. 

At our retail division, PREP is, first and foremost, 100% committed to complete customer satisfaction. We are long-term thinkers and carry only long-lasting kitchenwares of the highest quality with the highest endurance and performance levels.  We test everything we sell in our rigorous, high-volume cooking school -- and we stand behind every item we sell.  At PREP we do not sell disposable kitchenwares.  We sell tools that work AND tools that last a lifetime.  If you buy it at PREP, you will not have to replace it.

Our comprehensive collection of essential cooking tools include trusted, quality names in kitchenwares such as All-Clad, Epicurean Cutting Surfaces, Lodge, Microplane, Mrs. Meyers, Nordicware, Peugeot, Rösle, Shun, Staub, WMF among others.  And at PREP, we scour the markets offer as many Made-In-America products as we can find.

At PREP, we are committed to continually providing our customers with the finest culinary and learning experiences possible.  We look forward to seeing you for the myriad of adventures we know are in store.

We are in the Shops At Rossmoor between Peet's Coffee and Ann Taylor Loft.

Freeway close  (405 and 605) with ample parking.  562.430.1217