About In The Kitchen

In The Kitchen is an independently owned kitchen store serving the Pittsburgh area. We pride ourselves on outstanding customer service from a knowledgeable staff, a unique selection of products, and attention to detail that will turn your next meal into a culinary event to be remembered. Come in for the latest products from your favorite brands.


KC Lapiana

KC is a graduate of Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts, and has created cooking classes for well known cookware shops, including chain and independent retailers. KC was part of a creative culinary team with an upscale grocery store, which created unique prepared dishes for take home. KC started her retail career working with high end independent gourmet kitchen store retailers.

Jim Simmons
Store Manager

Jim has worked as an Executive Chef for more than 20 years, and in the food service industry for over 30 years. Jim was most recently a General Manager and Executive Chef for a large food service management company, where he led several of the organization’s accounts to significant growth over the last 10 years. Jim is a graduate of Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts. Prior to culinary school, he served in the US Army, and in Operation Desert Storm.