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Scott Graden

Two Harbors, MN
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The regionally-renowned creative force behind the sustainable, local, and distinctly northern cuisine at the New Scenic Café, Chef Scott Graden does not hesitate to share his cooking artistry with others. Chef Graden has taught at the Blue Heron, the Kitchen Window, and the Minnesota State Fair, among other places. His passion for culinary arts, industriousness, and wry humor are revealed in his tutelage. He teaches systems and philosophies, shifting the focus away from memory-based methods.

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Current Courses Offered by Scott Graden

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Scandinavian Fika & Edible Gifts

The edible gift is always a winner at the holidays-- festive, tasty and temporary! Join Chef Scott Graden to fill your holiday larder with deliciously giftable treats inspired by the Scandinavian love for sweet treats to accompany coffee at any time of day, known in Sweden in particular as “fika.”…
Sat, Dec 11th, 2021  –  Sun, Dec 12th, 2021
Instructor: Scott Graden
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Swedish Comfort Foods

It should come as no surprise that Swedes are experts at comfort foods: after all, there seems to be a direct connection between shortening days and dropping temperatures and the body’s desire for warm, creamy, dairy-laden foods. Join Chef Scott Graden for a delicious and filling weekend cooking up many…
Sat, Nov 20th, 2021  –  Sun, Nov 21st, 2021
Instructor: Scott Graden

Past Courses Offered by Scott Graden

A Dozen Ways to Cook an Egg

Autumn Apple Abundance: From Sweet to Savory

Behind the Scenes with New Scenic Cafe & Scott Graden

Bisques and Baguettes: Simple French Cuisine

Butchery Basics for the Home Cook

Classic Nordic Cuisine

Cranberries: Thinking Outside the Can

From Crust to Crumb: Baking Bread in Cast Iron and Using it Up

Kitchen Table Series

Mother Sauces to Move Your Kitchen Forward

New Nordic Cuisine

One Fish, Two Fish: Fish Cookery

Scandinavian Gifts from the Kitchen: Make, Eat and Take!

Slow Food Sensations

Swedish Christmas Table

Swedish Comfort Foods

Valencian Cuisine

Winter Squash Windfall

You Say Tomatoes...