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Scott Graden

Two Harbors, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Scott Graden
The regionally-renowned creative force behind the sustainable, local & 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 in systems and philosophies, shifting the focus away from memory-based methods.

Current Courses Offered by Scott Graden

2 days
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A Dozen Ways to Cook an Egg

It’s said that the number of pleats on a chef’s hat represents the number of ways to cook an egg. While he might not wear a hat, Chef Scott Graden can still teach you the common (and less common) ways to prepare this ubiquitous spheroid. This course will cover hard-boiling,…
Fri, Mar 1st, 2019  –  Sat, Mar 2nd, 2019
Instructor: Scott Graden
2 days
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Behind the Scenes with New Scenic Cafe & Scott Graden

Go behind the scenes of North House’s Birch Bark Bash fundraising dinner with Chef Scott Graden of New Scenic Cafe. Scott will take you step by step through the process of preparing (and eating) the delicious meal. The class will include a pecan tartlet topped with onion soubise, fig jam,…
Fri, Jan 4th, 2019  –  Sat, Jan 5th, 2019
Instructor: Scott Graden
2 days
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Bisques and Baguettes: Simple French Cuisine

Soup and bread are some of the most elemental comfort foods; rediscover how good these staples can be – in distinctly French fashion – with Chef Scott Graden of New Scenic Cafe. Class will start by preparing a country sourdough and the quintessential baguette. While it rises, Scott will lead…
Fri, Feb 1st, 2019  –  Sat, Feb 2nd, 2019
Instructor: Scott Graden

Past Courses Offered by Scott Graden

Autumn Apple Abundance: From Sweet to Savory

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

Mother Sauces to Move Your Kitchen Forward

New Nordic Cuisine

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

Slow Food Sensations

Valencian Cuisine

Winter Squash Windfall

You Say Tomatoes...