Where The Best Chefs Train • Stratford Chefs School

Where The Best Chefs Train

Not-for-Profit career college focused on the innovative, hands-on training of high quality, aspiring chefs and culinary entrepreneurs.

Shane Jeffery

Shane Jeffery

Stratford Chefs School, Class of 2019

“My time at Stratford Chefs School were some of my best years. I grew in so many ways, educationally and personally. The challenges during my studies were worth the rewards and accompaniments… this School was where I knew I wanted to get my training to move myself forward in my career and culinary experiences. The intimate ratio of student to instructor is one, among many, of the best things Stratford Chefs School has to offer. I made the most amazing connections with classmates and instructors. The community of the Stratford Chefs School is one you’ll have for a lifetime. Stratford Chefs School was a life changing experience that set me on a new path in a world of possibilities.”

What Sets Stratford Chefs School Apart

Innovative, World-class Program*

Our unique program model is method-based, hands-on, experiential, work-integrated learning, safely adapted to Covid-19 protocols.

High Quality Program*

An enriched, immersive curriculum with exceptional standards and small classes. Collaborative, experiential learning through practical classes, Dinner Labs, and Dinners To Go, with strict adherence to Public Health requirements.

Expert Instructors

Our approachable Chef Instructors and Guest Chefs bring diverse experience and culinary backgrounds to our collaborative, real-world learning environment.

Not-for-Profit Model

Profits are reinvested into our program and facilities; fundraising helps keep tuition costs realistic.


SCS is widely recognized for training cooks who become the best chefs. Our reputation is built on Alumni success stories.


*This Employment Ontario Apprenticeship In-Class Training is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.  


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