Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Cooking Classes with Alex Stratta at Match

  • Match 1100 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ, 85004 United States (map)
 Photo: Debby Wolvos

Photo: Debby Wolvos

Join renowned Executive Chef Alex Stratta for a series of cooking classes at Match: Restaurant & Lounge at downtown's FOUND:RE hotel. Each class is limited to 16 people and includes one welcome reception beverage. Cost: $50 per person (plus tax/gratuity). Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm. 

Saturday, February 3rd
Happy & Healthy Cooking Together: Healthy, light and flavorful cooking for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Menu:

  •  ‘Ginger and Spice roasted whole fish for two’
  • ‘Coconut basmati rice’
  • ‘Green papaya, chili and passion fruit slaw’


Saturday, March 3rd
Cooking vegetables; not vegetarian and not vegan either!: Hearty and flavorful vegetable and grains take center stage.  MENU:

  • Roasted lettuces with pancetta, oven-dried tomatoes, crispy shallots, goat cheese
  • Porcini, asparagus and sweet pea risotto
  • Roasted spring vegetables with garlic, basil and Parmigiano

Saturday, April 7th: 
What do I like to cook? Well, that depends; what did you find? Improv with Chef Stratta: Be open, and dare to improvise: cooking inspired by what’s at the market

  • Market inspired soup
  • Market inspired salad
  • Market inspired pasta
Earlier Event: February 2
Urban Farm Nursery Pop-Up
Later Event: February 3
The 66th Annual Great Canadian Picnic