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Scramble Continues Cooking Classes for Kids

Posted on: August 16th, 2016 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Some of my best memories from my childhood are of being in the kitchen with my grandmother. She had the hefty task of raising 14 children and that meant creating a lot of meals. She was an amazing cook and by the time I was able to spend time with her; the pressure was off and we were able to take our time in the kitchen and I really learned a lot from her. I try to continue that tradition with my children not only to help them learn how to feed themselves but also to give them some lasting memories. Scramble–A Breakfast Joint get it and they have a new initiative for 2016.

The trend of using locally sourced products has reached an all-time high. When you combine that with the popularity of cooking shows that focus on the talents of kids, Scramble has amped up their cooking classes for kids. The new initiative, Think Global–Eat Local, has farmers and artisan purveyors taking the spotlight with Scramble’s quarterly hands-on cooking classes.

Scramble Continues Cooking Classes for KidsWhat is new with Scrambles Cooking Classes for Kids?

Quarterly cooking classes for youths ages 6 to 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of four months in 2016. The remaining two for this year are September 14 and December 7. 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.

What is the Schedule for Scramble’s Cooking Classes for Kids?

09.14.2016 | Cooking with baked bread featuring Strictly From Scratch:
Attendees will learn how to make recipes featuring bread from local vendor Strictly From Scratch.

12.07.2016 | Cooking with fruit featuring Sun Orchard Juicery
Attendees will learn how to make recipes featuring fruit from local vendor Sun Orchard Juicery.

What is the cost of these classes?

The cost is $25 per class. 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 Scramble Co-Owner Don Talbot.

“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

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© Taryn Jeffries 2016

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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