Dinner party aficionados know that the key to success is quality ingredients. And for produce that packs a punch, Simon Johnson providore market is a must-visit. Sourcing from some of the world's best artisan producers, this Alexandria store is filled to the brim with condiments, confectionery, curated cheese boards and caviar. The on-site kitchen hosts masterclasses with some of the country's food experts. Guests can learn everything from knife skills to cheese-making from the best in the business.
Carving out a career as a purveyor of fine foods and building it into an empire is the stuff of dreams. Simon Johnson turned this into a reality almost thirty years ago, with the namesake brand now boasting six retail stores as well as wholesale and online distribution. While Simon himself has moved on from the business, the passion for quality produce continues throughout the operation.