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June Recipe of the Month: Thai Grilled Beef Salad

Spicy and fresh, this salad is perfect for those humid summer nights where food is the last thing on your mind.  For a quick dinner, you can make the salad ahead of time (be sure to make the dressing fresh though, to…

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Alumni Feature: Cameron Stauch, Author of Vegetarian Vietnam

As the husband of a Canadian diplomat, Cameron Stauch has travelled the world and had the opportunity to explore, in depth, the local cuisines of Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, and Thailand (where he is currently based). It was during a three year…

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May Recipe of the Month: Spring Mix Risotto with Ramp Pesto

Foraging season has begun and ramps, or “wild onion”, are beginning to sprout up all over. Growing in large patches where the sunlight breaks through the forest’s tree canopy,  you can almost find them from smell alone. The aroma of onion and…

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Alumni Feature: Victoria Allman (Class of 1995)

After being awakened to global food at the Stratford Chef’s School, Victoria Allman wanted to go out and taste the flavours she had been studying in their own countries. Victoria became a private chef, cooking her way around the world on yachts.…

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April Recipe of the Month: Chinese Pork Steam Buns

These pork buns are a staple on any Dim Sum menu, and can also be quite filling. I recommend hosting a Dim Sum pot-luck party to disperse the labour of all the little bites, but they also make a great meal on…

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Alumni Feature: Corbin Mathany (Hudson's on First, Duncan, British Columbia)

Corbin Mathany, Executive Chef of Hudson’s on First in Duncan, British Columbia, graduated from the Stratford Chefs School in 2012. He was also recently featured in an issue of Boulevard Lifestyle.

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Jen Agg: W5 Interview

In October 2017, we were lucky to partner with Digiwriting Book Marketing to host Appetite for Words Festival: A literary festival with a culinary twist. Joining us that weekend to promote her book I Hear She’s a Real Bitch was Toronto’s own,…

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March Recipe of the Month: Leeks Vinaigrette

This recipe is adapted from Paul Bertolli and Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Cooking, although there are innumerable variations on this French bistro classic. This dish is at its very best with thin baby leeks, but can absolutely made with larger leeks halved…

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Alumni Feature: Ryan Donovan (Richmond Station, Toronto)

Ryan Donovan, Co-owner of Richmond Station in Toronto, graduated from the Stratford Chefs School in 2005. He returns every year with Richmond Station Chef (and fellow SCS Alumnus), Carl Heinrich, to close out our Canadian Guest Chef dinner series. 

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2018 Appetite for Words: Launch Party (Free Event)

Join the Stratford Chefs School and Stratford Writers Festival on Saturday, July 14th for an afternoon of food and fun as we unveil the exciting lineup of events and authors appearing at this year’s Appetite for Words Festival – a literary festival with a culinary twist! (October 25th to 28th, 2018).

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