Given the ongoing demand for local products combined with the popularity of cooking shows for all ages, Scramble – A Breakfast Joint’s Scottsdale location is launching “Think Global — Eat Local” Junior Edition for 2015.
“Think Global — Eat Local” Junior Edition will include:
*Quarterly cooking classes for youths ages 6 to 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of four months in 2015: March 4, June 3, Sept. 2 and Dec. 2.
Executive Chef Rick Moses at Scramble Scottsdale will teach the hands-on classes; youths must be accompanied by an adult. A quarterly vendor spotlight on the farm or producer supplying the main ingredients for each of the classes.
Classes will be held:
- MARCH 4: Cooking with bread featuring Strictly from Scratch; this first event will include how to use an entire French baguette in French toast and bread pudding.
- JUNE 3: Cooking with vegetables featuring Peddler’s Son Produce.
- SEPT. 2: Cooking with eggs featuring Hickman’s Family Farms
- DECEMBER 2: Cooking with fruit featuring Sun Orchard Juicery
Cost is $25 per class or $80 for all four, and classes are transferable.
Youths will learn chef skills and cooking techniques, they get to eat what they’ve cooked, and they take home a goodie bag with Scramble water bottles, aprons, samples, coupons and more.
“We developed this series in cooperation with our valued vendors to help teach youths how much fun food can be,” said Danielle Heywood, marketing manager for Scramble. “They’ll be introduced to the basics of cooking and how to get creative with food, along with learning to use healthy, fresh, local ingredients.”
Classes will be held at Scramble – A Breakfast Joint’s Scottsdale location only, at 6590 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale.
For more details and to register, visit www.azscramble.com.
The Scottsdale Independent is available for free every Wednesday.