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Lunch + Learn: Mediterranean Mezze

  • Arcadia Farms Café 7014 East 1st Avenue Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 United States (map)


Enjoy a fun and casual lunch with Ellen Straine. This 2 hour event includes lunch, wine samplings, and a demonstration of unique Mediterranean bites! Our instructor, Ellen, will walk you through the steps of building a beautiful mezze platter with several small dishes that compliment each other, including roasted red pepper hummus with pita chips & fresh veggies, assorted olives, fig jam, feta cheese with olive oil and fresh herbs, mini falafel sandwiches, tabbouleh, marinated chicken skewers, grilled sausage, and sweet ricotta and strawberry parfaits topped with crushed amaretti cookies for dessert. Once you learn a few basics, you’ll be ready to impress your guests at your next summer gathering. Advanced tickets required.

Class Price: $45 per person (tax and 22% service fee additional). Purchase tickets here.

What To Expect: Look forward to a fun and casual class led by visiting food stylist, Ellen Straine.

  • Class is 2 hours, and will be held in our private dining room

  • Class limited to 20 guests

  • You will enjoy lunch, wine samplings and great conversation

  • Enjoy a selection of other crafted taste treats and refreshments

  • Additional wine, beer and bubbly will be available for purchase

Ellen has been a food stylist since 1993. She grows vegetables, herbs, and flowers in her backyard gardens that often appear in her work. Using her experience and culinary creativity, she has styled food for advertising, cookbooks, menus, magazines, billboards, television, social media, and packaging. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband Jeff and their seven rescue dogs: Tootsie, Sparky, Stinkerbelle, Buddy, Wrigley, Angus, and Ozzy.