he discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star.
                                     – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

As a chef, CHARLES HARTZ is always looking for ways to enhance the flavor of food and be more efficient in the kitchen. With these distinctive spice blends, you will get a taste of what he has discovered. When guests tour his kitchen, he tells them, “This is where the magic happens.” His kitchen becomes a gathering place where the building blocks of fine ingredients, enticing aromas, efficient preparation, great conversation and shared friendship all converge.

Raised on the East coast, trained on the West, Charles makes his home in the culinary crossroads of Portland, Oregon. He is a classically-trained executive chef, having worked in many diverse kitchens in Arizona, Nebraska, and Oregon. Each environment has influenced his palate and shaped the evolution of his unique spice blends. Spices and herbs have become the tools he uses to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. Having tried, evaluated and refined his craft in many fine restaurant kitchens, Charles has become a spicemaster.

The good news is that now he’s sharing these spices with the whole world. That means you.
PORTLAND, OREGON   97229  USA   503.724.7636