Spotlight: Sur La Table

As part of our "Where to Shop For Your Home " series, take a peek at Seattle-born Sur La Table
Staff Writer
For over 40 years, Sur La Table has been bringing culinary excellence to, well, tables across the country.

Sur La Table, meaning "on the table" in French, came about in 1972 after it was opened as a home furnishings store in Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market by Shirley Collins. She later sold it to Investcorp and the brand has since grown to more than 100 stores in more than half of the country’s states.
With more than 40 years under their belt, the company's passion for culinary knowledge and entertaining oozes at the seams, with help of its informative and fun cooking classes and iconic brands.

Inspired by French cookware, the store emphasized expert techniques and cutting-edge equipment that had professional and home cooks flocking to the Seattle location, and now has them heading to its surplus of shops across the country.

Sur La Table is the second largest cooking equipment specialty store, second to Williams-Sonoma, and has one of America’s largest vocational cooking programs that is fit for cooks of all ranges from novice to expert.

Read about our experience at Sur La Table’s cooking class here.

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