Gourmet Foods

Thousands of imported, domestic and artisinal fine foods in stock

At What Chefs Want, we take pride in curating an extensive collection of gourmet goods that cater to the discerning palate of chefs. Explore our diverse selection of imported, domestic, and artisanal fine foods that turn every dish into a masterpiece: 


Impress your guests with elegant and flavorful appetizers. Our handmade selections offer an array of gourmet bites that make every experience extraordinary.

Asian Ingredients

Embark on a flavorful journey with our collection of Asian ingredients. Discover authentic tastes that can be incorporated into a variety of dishes beyond traditional Asian cuisine.

Baking Ingredients

Elevate your baking endeavors with our premium baking ingredients. From rich chocolates to exquisite flavor extracts, we provide the tools for culinary excellence.


Delight in the aroma and taste of freshly baked bread. Our artisanal bread selection offers a range of flavors and textures.

Canned & Jarred Items

Discover convenience without compromise through our canned and jarred items, handpicked and preserved to perfection.


We carry carefully selected cheeses, ranging from creamy and tangy to bold and aged and also offer a variety of high quality local cheeses.


Dive into the world of decadence with our collection of European fine chocolates. Crafted with precision and passion, these chocolates redefine the art of indulgence.

Cured Meats

With standard options and local, small-batch products, you can upgrade your charcuterie.

Dried Mushrooms

A versatile ingredient, our dried mushrooms are perfect for infusing depth into stocks, risottos, and a myriad of dishes.

Grains & Beans

Shop our diverse range of grains and beans. From timeless classics to exotic discoveries, these staples form the foundation of countless culinary creations.

Local & Regional

Celebrate the flavors of your region with our collection of local and regional foods. From handcrafted jams to small-batch sauces, experience the essence of local cuisine.

Molecular Gastronomy

Embrace innovation with our molecular gastronomy ingredients. Elevate your creations with cutting-edge techniques and imaginative presentations.

Oils & Vinegars

Enhance your dishes with our carefully sourced oils and vinegar. From delicate olive oils to artisan vinegars, our selection brings depth and balance to your culinary canvas.


Level-up your pasta dishes with our premium selection of artisanal pasta. Crafted with care, these pasta varieties promise a delightful texture and exceptional taste.


Enhance your sauces, soups, drinks and presentations with our selection of purees. From your bar service to your kitchen, these culinary gems offer convenience without compromising on flavor and quality.

Specialty Flours

Unleash your baking creativity with our array of specialty flours. Whether you’re crafting artisan bread or delicate pastries, our flours ensure exceptional results.


From Allspice to Za’atar, we have a huge selection of spices to keep your kitchen flavorful.


Buy Local

Learn more about our Local Food Connection program – connecting you with the best local produce to help you showcase the flavors of your region.

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Prep Kitchen Saves You Time

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Appetizers & Snacks

Asian Products

Baking Essentials

Beverages & Juices

Breads & Pastries

Cheeses & Dairy

Chocolates & Sweets

Coffee Shop Products

Jams, Honeys & Syrups

Meats & Charcuterie

Pasta & Grains

Sauces & Condiments

Nuts & Dried Fruits

Oils & Vinegars

Spices & Herbs



Experience the tradition and sustainability of PONS, where four generations have perfected the art of crafting exceptional olive products since 1945. Their commitment to organic farming and sustainable practices ensures every Arbequina olive is harvested with care, preserving the land and delivering unmatched flavor.


Kabobs is dedicated to creating superior-quality products and delivering unparalleled service in the premium hors d’oeuvre market, every piece, every time.

Paris Gourmet

Paris Gourmet, an importer and distributor of gourmet savory foods and pastry ingredients, is dedicated to sourcing the finest products globally and making them accessible throughout the country via independent distributors. Their commitment to quality and innovation is evident through extensive research and development conducted by a team of chef technicians.

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