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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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Fall means apples in abundance! In anticipation of the season, join Chef Scott Graden of the New…
Sat, Oct 7th, 2023  –  Sun, Oct 8th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
Instructor: Scott Graden
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Summer Smørrebrød

Fresh, summer, Scandinavian fare! Join Chef Scott Graden, owner of the New Scenic Café, for a…
Sat, Jul 8th, 2023  –  Sun, Jul 9th, 2023
9am-5pm each day
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

New Scenic Café - The Second Cookbook - Seasonal Recipes

One Fish, Two Fish: Fish Cookery

Scandinavian Fika & Edible Gifts

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

Slow Food Sensations

Swedish Christmas Table

Swedish Comfort Foods

Swedish Comfort Foods

Valencian Cuisine

Winter Squash Windfall

You Say Tomatoes...