Stock these chef-approved must-haves.

Trader Joe's Store
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Summer has arrived, which means it’s officially time to enjoy some much-needed fun in the sun. We stocked up on SPF and bug spray, pulled our outdoor furniture from storage, and prepped the pool. (Who knows? Some of you might’ve celebrated the change of season with a trendy pool mural.) Now the only thing left to do is fill your grocery cart with seasonal essentials, but where to look? Trader Joe’s, naturally. With fresh produce and scrumptious snacks for fair, affordable prices, the grocery chain is the ultimate solution for all your supermarket needs.

Of course, we’re not the only ones who love shopping at Trader Joe’s. Turns out, many West Coast-based chefs rely on the store for their summer soirée needs. Curious to see what’s lurking in their shopping carts, we asked a few culinary connoisseurs to share what they always buy during the warmer months ahead. Bon appétit!