The Products We Sell at PREP

When you shop at PREP Kitchen Essentials, you can be sure that you are getting the highest quality, longest lasting products available.  We've done the research.  We've done the testing.  We don't  believe in disposable kitchenwares.  Every product we sell gets a rigorous try-out by chef and students in our cooking classes and we do not sell anything we would not use and highly recommend ourselves.  PREP wants to be your first and one-stop shop for quality, enduring, long-lasting lifetime kitchenwares.  

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At PREP we:

  • Carry only products of the highest quality with the highest endurance and performance levels
  • Test everything we sell in our rigorous, high-volume cooking school
  • Stand behind every item we sell
  • Scour the markets to find and offer as many MADE IN AMERICA products as possible
  • Do not sell disposable kitchenwares
  • Sell tools that work AND tools that last a lifetime.  If you buy it at our store, you will not have to replace it.

Our comprehensive collection of essential cooking tools includes trusted, quality names in kitchenwares. Listed below are just some of the high-quality, lifetime lasting brands were are proud to carry:

All Clad Stainless Steel Cookware

  • Consistently rated the best performing cookware
  • Used by professional chefs everywhere
  • Lifetime Warranty.  Will last several lifetimes
  • 100% 18/10 stainless steel
  • Stay cool handles
  • Easy to clean
  • Encapsulated aluminum interior for best heat conductivity and even cooking
  • Excellent heat conductivity
  • Entire pan is 3-ply clad, not just the bottom
  • Can be used on induction, ceramic, electric and gas cooktops, in oven, on grill
  • Dishwasher safe
  • When used properly, food does not stick
  • MADE IN AMERICA (except multi cookers and roasting pans)

Big Island Bees Honey

  • Raw, organic, unheated, unfiltered, unprocessed From Hawaii

Bormioli Glass

  • High quality and long lasting including hardware such as clasps and lids
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe
  • Excellent natural containers for food - hot or cold, no BPA or plastic molecules to be absorbed into your food or drinks

Cuisipro Graters

  • Sharpest graters on the market
  • Longest lasting sharpness of any grater on market
  • Best performing graters on the market
  • Easiest to use graters on the market
  • Easiest to clean graters on the market

Epicurean Cutting Surfaces (ECS)

  • Made from wood composite environmentally friendly steam process – No glue
  • Won’t dull your knives
  • No seams – bacteria harbors in seams and seams break
  • Groove resistant – bacteria harbors in grooves
  • Approved by the NSF – National Sanitary Foundation – a board that certifies all
  • equipment used in restaurant kitchens for safety
  • Extremely long lasting
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Easy to store
  • Lightweight

Garnier Thiebaut TeaTowels and Linens

  • 100% highest quality jacquard cotton
  • 200 year old company, started in hotel linens
  • Long lasting
  • Dry fabulously

Cartwheels and Cupcakes Aprons

  • Designed and manufactured locally
  • 100% cotton

Lodge Cast Iron

  • Pre seasoned with organic vegetable oil
  • Non-sick quality and performance but not non-stick material
  • The more you use it the better it gets
  • Will last several lifetimes
  • Can be used on induction, ceramic, electric and gas cooktops, in your oven, on the grill, over the campfire
  • You can use any type of utensils on it – metal, wood, silicone
  • Imparts iron into your diet
  • Gets very hot and stays very hot
  • Great for foods you want to sear on outside but keep rarer on inside – steak, hamburger, and fish

Mrs. Meyers Cleaning Products

  • Made from only plant-derived ingredients and essential oils
  • Earth friendly
  • No petroleum ingredients
  • Safe for all surfaces including granite, marble and stone
  • Not tested on animals
  • Work great – way better than 409 or Fantastic, etc.
  • Smells great

Nordicware Baking Supplies

  • Designed and tested for even heating and even baking
  • Best baking sheets on the market - hands down, guaranteed!
  • Durable and long lasting

Bari and Enfuso Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars

  • Extra Virgin First Pressed Single Estate Olive Oils
  • Balsamic Vinegars are hand crafted – infused, not flavored
  • One of the highest quality olive oils available
  • Single estate –all olives  grown, crushed and bottled on estate
  • Local product - located in Dinuba and Capa Valley California
  • Fifth generation farm, family owned
  • Excellent for salad dressings
  • Excellent for finishing foods

Peugeot Pepper and Salt Grinders
  • Consistently rated the best grinding mechanism
  • Pepper grinding mechanisms made of stainless steel
  • Salt grinding mechanisms made of ceramic  

         (salt eats away at stainless steel)

  • Lifetime warranty on mechanism

Rosle Kitchen Utensils and Equipment

  • Highest quality utensils you can buy
  • Best performing utensils you can buy
  • 100% 18/10 stainless steel
  • Will last several lifetimes
  • German engineering and design

Camarque Pure Sea Salts

  • Contains only salt from the sea – made from the evaporation of sea water
  • No iodine
  • Lower in sodium
  • More flavorful, use less
  • Excellent for finishing foods

Shun Cutlery

  • Best performing, highest quality knives you can buy
  • Hi carbon Japanese stainless steel starts sharper and stays sharper  (German steel is softer)
  • 16 degree angle on blade – adds to sharpness  (German knives are usually 22 degree angle)
  • Single piece stainless steel blade and handle with Pakka wood wrap around handle cover
  • Will last several lifetimes with proper care
  • Lifetime warranty on manufacturing defects
  • Handmade

Skoy Cloths

  • 100% biodegradable
  • Reusable
  • Long Lasting
  • Machine washable
  • Dishwasher safe and washable
  • Don’t smell
  • Replace paper towels in the kitchen and bath
  • Replace sponges in the kitchen and bath
  • Save trees

Staub Cookware

  • 100% enamel coated cast iron inside and out– enamel is a natural material made from sand
  • Enamel coating provides a non-stick cooking experience without the chemical “non-stick” material
  • Same price point as Le Creuset
  • Brass knobs on lid – can go into oven at any temperature
    (Le Creuset knobs are plastic, not to go in ovens above 360)
  • Will last several lifetimes
  • Excellent for braising, simmering, slow cooking and searing
  • Retains heat when heated and retains cold when chilled
  • Dark matte interior does not show stains or scratches
  • Three coats of enamel  =less chipping (Le Creuset has two)
  • No seasoning needed
  • Easy to clean
  • Rich, deep colors

WMF Utensils and Kitchen Equipment

  • High quality
  • Excellent performance
  • Great price point for stainless steel utensils
  • 100% 18/10 stainless steel
  • Will last several lifetimes
  • German engineering and design


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12207 Seal Beach Blvd, Seal Beach CA  90740


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