16-Week Diploma Program - Stratford Chefs School

16-Week Diploma Program

About the Program

This is a 16-week diploma program which teaches students the basics of classical cookery and pastry in five hands-on classes per week.

Cookery and pastry classes are coupled with theory classes focused on expanding student learning in subjects related to the culinary and hospitality fields including: sanitation, communications, writing, food costing, food history, nutrition, wine and kitchen management.

The program will run from June 3rd, 2019 – September 20th, 2019 and successful students will graduate from the program with a Cook: Basic – Level 1 Diploma.

See our courses page for an overview of the program. 


This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

*Students are responsible for purchasing their own kitchen tools (such as knives), uniforms and an iPad for course manuals.  Cost will vary depending on student choices. 


Open Kitchen | 2019 Spring Explorer Course

A week long intensive sneak peek of the Stratford Chefs School’s

professional culinary arts program during March Break.

This hands-on intensive is perfect for anyone interested in examining a future career in the culinary arts. Successfully apply to the Stratford Chefs School after completing the Spring Explorer Course and have $400 applied towards the tuition for the Preparatory Course.

Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15, 2019       10:00am – 2:00pm daily

Instructor: Eli Silverthorne        $400 per person (including HST)

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