L.A. experience

Chef carving niche via gourmet items, cooking classes.

Cooking classes for consumers, gourmet retail, and a focus on sustainable fishing practices are all features of the newest seafood store in Los Angeles, Cape Seafood and Provisions, at 801 N. Fairfax Avenue.

Award-winning Los Angeles chef Michael Cimarust – known for Providence, the bastion of fine dining that celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2015, and Connie and Ted’s, a more casual New England-inspired seafood restaurant – brings wild caught, sustainable seafood and his culinary guidance to Cape Seafood and Provisions, on Fairfax Avenue.

Cape Seafood and Provisions sources the same great seafood and ingredients used in Cimarusti’s restaurants, from filets and shellfish to tartar sauce and chowders, and makes them accessible to the home cook.

To foster the growing interest in cooking exceptional seafood meals at home, Cape is offering cooking classes, with another session planned this month.

Gray has developed Cape’s ever-evolving line of provisions, including a selection of pantry necessities, ingredients, and to-go menu options. In addition to stocks, broths, and sauces, guests will find smoked fish and chowders from Connie and Ted’s. Gourmet items like canned fish, sea salt, and cedar planks can also be purchased. Other items in Cape’s stock of Provisions include:

Some information for this piece was received from Skyler Okey at Wagstaff Worldwide.