Current Writer in Residence - Stratford Chefs School

Current Writer in Residence

Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence 2018: Jane Sigel


The Stratford Chefs School is proud to announce 2018 Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence
is Jane Sigal, author of Bistronomy: Recipes from the Best New Paris Bistros. Read Jane Sigal’s biography here.

Join Us for JHGWIR Events!


Appetite for Words : A Literary Festival with a Culinary Twist! | October 25 – 28, 2018

Experience the literary and culinary arts in a new way at this innovative festival featuring literary dinners, tastings, and workshops.

Stratford Chefs School is pleased to partner with the Stratford Writers Festival on this unique event now in its second year. Appetite for Words will feature the these Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence events:


TASTE OF FRANCE : A Literary Dinner with Jane Sigal

A four-course literary dinner inspired by Jane Sigal’s Bistronomy, and executed by the Level 2 students of the Stratford Chefs School 

Friday, October 26 | 7:00pm | $75 per person

Stratford Chefs School Kitchens | 136 Ontario Street, Stratford


MASTER THEORY CLASS with Author Jane Sigal 

An opportunity to join a Level 1 Stratford Chefs School Food Writing Class.

Saturday October 27 | 3:30 – 5:00 pm 

Stratford Chefs School Learning Centre | 186 Ontario Street, Stratford

FREE | RSVP required| Space is limited


Details and tickets are available through the Stratford Writers Festival website.

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Long Table Dinner 2018

You are invited to a magical evening held in Stratford’s historic Market Square. Inspired by “Diner en Blanc”, guests dressed all in white gather around one long table to enjoy a four-course dinner of incredible local food and complemented by top VQA wines… an exceptional experience you won’t want to miss!

Presenting Sponsor: BMO Financial Group

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