A Little Bit About Chef Jenny

Dallasite Jenny Scott is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, a published author and founder of Kitchen Essentials, a gourmet catering company that prides itself on offering the highest quality food at reasonable prices. Jenny has taken Kitchen Essentials’ recipes to a restaurant setting with Stir Cafe. Everything at Stir is made from scratch. From our homemade pie crust to fresh ground chuck roast for cheeseburger sliders and house smoked meats to delicious sauces and dressings, Chef Jenny’s dedication to culinary excellence is apparent. Through word of mouth alone, Stir has grown from a one-person operation to a busy cafe and catering company. One taste and you will be sold as well!

We Love What We Do

With Stir, Chef Jenny has taken Kitchen Essentials’ recipes to a restaurant setting providing busy people with delicious lunches. Visit Stir to enjoy a different lunch each day of the week.

Jenny also offers cooking classes covering a wide variety of menus. Join a six-week class starting with the basics and progress to creating gourmet dinners or sign up for individual classes master delectable dinners, deserts and other epicurean delights. Regardless of your skill level in the kitchen, there are classes designed to add to your enjoyment of creating impressively delicious dishes. If you don’t find the perfect class, contact Chef Jenny to design a custom menu and private lesson just for you or invite a group of your friends to join the exceptional experience. Classes are a great way to host a themed party for bridal showers, lunches and dinners, mother/daughter classes, couples night out, birthday or anniversary parties.

Ready to join Jenny in the kitchen? View Cooking Classes

People Have Spoken And They Love Us!

"Thank you so much! I cannot tell you how many guests said that the food was unbelievable! It was perfect and your staff were really sweet and helpful."

− Cindy

"It was amazing! Marco and everyone were wonderful and so helpful. The food was delicious - so many people commented on how great it was. And they wiped out all of the leftovers!! Not a single taco remained! Just fantastic. Thanks again!"

− Kate

"Jenny - I just want to take a minute to thank you for all you do for me. I know I can count on you for anything that pops up. From a breakfast on New Year's Day to an artichoke dip for a Happy Hour to a fabulous dinner in a home… you are always there with a beautiful smile, a pressed chef's coat, and a delicious creation. Your professionalism is only surpassed by your grace and talent. Thank you so much."

− Tanya

"Everything was divine for the luncheon. All the servers checked in on us - we were well served! The lunch menu was perfect and the heaven and hell cake was a slice of HEAVEN!!! Thanks so much Jenny. It truly was the best party I have ever had at my house. I've never gotten so many compliments on the food! (AND SERVICE! Karen, Marcos, and Emmanuel were so professional, classy, and just plain GOOD at their job!)"

− Lisa

"Chef Jenny is patient and an excellent teacher. If you are searching for ideas to help you take your cooking to the next level, or if you are like me and never cook, you will be amazed at what you can achieve. She guides you and encourages you every step of the way. Not only do I recommend her class, I will be taking more classes."

− Ann

"You were the present to my sales team and to Ray and I when we introduced our newest model home. Everything you presented exceeded my expectations. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"

− Annette

"Jenny is uniquely positioned in her career as both the hostess of many wonderful events in her beautiful home to being the caterer for the same kind of events. You will enjoy meeting Jenny. She is a lot of fun and very good at what she does."

− Mac

"Chef Jenny Scott is a creative yet practical cook. She is a real talent at sharing her skills and knowledge. If you want to learn to cook or take your cooking to a new level, I highly recommend Jenny!"

− Jeanette