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.

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Open Kitchen

SCS Cooking Fundamentals | 10 Class Series

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
at 11:00 am

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Open Kitchen

SCS Cooking Fundamentals | Pan Frying

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
at 4:00 pm

Foundational cooking methods as taught in Stratford Chefs School’s Professional Program

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Open Kitchen

Get Cooking! | Make At Home Charcuterie

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Monday, November 18th, 2019
at 6:00 pm

Intensive workshops focused on themed recipes

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Modern Classics

Julia Hancock-Song

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, November 15th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Empanada with Chorizo and Romesco Sauce

Roast Beetroot Terrine with Arugula, and Goat Cheese Croquettes

Cured Pork Loin with Fennel Gratin, Caramelized Onion and apple relish

Red wine Poached Figs, Little Financier and Blue Cheese

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Aaron Dettlinger

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, November 16th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Charred Chili-Rubbed Beef Skewers with Thai Basil Dipping Sauce

Grilled Sweet Potato, Shaved Fennel, Goat Gouda, Lemon and Dill

Duck Confit with Japanese Braised Eggplant, Crushed Potatoes and Chimichurri

Passion Fruit Baba, Coriander, Green Apple Ice

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Sam Brohman

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Duck Confit Samosas with Mushrooms, Burnt Bread Sauce

Striped Beetroot with Smoked Cheddar, Beet Juice and Raspberry Vinaigrette

Poached Trout with Provençal Vegetables and Sauce Maltaise

Chocolate Tart

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Ashley Stock

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Panisses with Smoked Crème Fraîche and Pickled Apple

Seafood Posole with Ceviche

Chicken Breast, Steamed Leeks, Green Vinaigrette

Blueberry Crumble Tart, Sweet Potato Sauce, Brown Butter Ice

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Skyla Whalen-Tucker

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Charred Tandoori Shrimp Cocktail, Apple and Mango

Butternut Squash Tortellini with Carrot Juice and Smoked Butter, Toasted Sunflower seeds

Roast Duck Breast Tagine and Israeli Couscous

Passion Fruit Panna Cotta, Mango Sorbet and Mango Wafers

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Mohammed Barakat

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Little Mushroom and Tomato Tarts with Taleggio

Grilled Spicy Bean Curd, Peanuts and Thai Basil

Roast Sweet Potato Salad, Cabbage and Kohlrabi, Corn Granola

Pea and Cauliflower Chickpea Pancakes, Green Vinaigrette

Roast Pears, Gingerbread Cake, Piña Colada Sauce, Almond Ice

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Campbell Smith

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Warm Mussels with Marinated Vegetables

Frisée salad, Lyonnaise-style

Roast Cod with Squid Ink Risotto

Crème Caramel with Marinated Oranges

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Modern Classics

Clement Filewod

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Spanakopita with Syrian Zucchini Dip

Parsnip Soup with Chorizo and Almonds

Coq au Vin with Crisp Chicken Skin, Potato Latkes, and Roasted Vegetables

Spice Cake with Caramel Ice Cream

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Jean Georges Vongerichten

Alex Abrantes

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Shrimp Dumplings in Fragrant Lemongrass Broth

Crunchy Fried Squid Salad

Charred Sirloin with Soy, Garlic, Coriander and Steamed Spicy Eggplant

Coconut Panna Cotta

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Michel Bras: Le Suquet

Julian Palmer

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, November 28th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Garguillou of Seasonal Vegetables

Crisp Bread and Albacore Tuna with Purslane, Arugula and Mâche

Grilled Duck Breast with Spinach and Hazelnut Cream

Chocolate Coulant with Iced Double Cream and Coffee Powder

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Ben Shewry: Attica

Nathan Bellaire

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, November 29th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Pink Shrimp, Lemon Balm, Lemon Oil

Purslane, Cucumbers, Pumpkin Seeds

Smoked Roast Rib, Pickles and Oak-Wine Salt

Heidi Gruyère, Walnut, Red Wine Distillation

Happy Fruits and Almonds

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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Escoffier at the Ritz Dinner 2019

Call 519.271.1414 to book!

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, November 30th, 2019
at 6:45 pm

TBA

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
Book online: www.universe.com/events/escoffier-at-the-ritz-2019-tickets-M5RL23
Or call Jennifer at 519.271.1414

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International Inspirations | Eric Ripert: Le Bernardin

Faye Cain-Merrill

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Layered Crab, Avocado, and Potato with Yellow Aji Pepper Sauce

Albacore Tuna Poached in Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Potato Crisps and Light Red Wine Béarnaise

Crispy Braised Pork Belly and Baby Calamari Basquaise

Chestnut Parfait with Oven-Roasted Bosc Pear and Candied Orange Peel

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Alice Waters: Chez Panisse

Emma Preston

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Poached Cod with Pickled Vegetable Relish

Bread and Onion Soup with Red Wine

Roast Chicken with Wild Mushrooms en Papillotte and Garden Salad

Caramelized Pear Tart with Late Harvest Riesling Ice Cream

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Christopher Kostow: The Restaurant at Meadowood

Julian Rey

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Rare Lamb, Artichoke, Sunflower

Potato Cream, Mushrooms, Herring Escabeche

Charred Bavette, Onions

White Chocolate and Olive Oil

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | René Redzepi: Noma

Iain MacCallum

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, December 6th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Chicken Skin with Rye Bread, Smoked Cheese, and Lumpfish Roe

Tartare of Beef with Wood Sorrel, Tarragon, and Juniper

Sweet Shrimp with Frozen Red Currant Juice

Grilled Lamb Shank, Pickled Capers, Yellow Beetroot

Walnuts and Dried Berries

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Grant Achatz: Alinea

Matthew Burpee-Jones

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
at 6:45 pm

Hot Potato Cold Potato

Tuna Candied and Dried

Crab, Cashew, Parsnip, Young Coconut

Lamb, Mastic, Date, Rosemary

Apple, Horseradish, Celery

Hazelnut

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

NOTE: We ask that all guests arrive for 6:45pm. Please book your reservation accordingly. Thank you!

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International Inspirations | Nobuyuki Matsuhisa: Nobu

Christian Schiller

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Cilantro soup with monkfish

New Style Sashimi

Beef Onglet with Baked King Oyster Mushrooms

Yuzu Soup with Mango Sorbet

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Daniel Boulud: Daniel

Bailee Letman

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Mussel and Cauliflower Velouté

Spanish Mackerel au Vin Blanc

Veal Blanquette, Polenta, and Sunchokes

Pear Clafoutis, Almond Milk Ice, and Pear Paper

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Thomas Keller: Per Se

Dyson Smirle

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
at 6:30 pm

Purée of Sunchoke Soup with Arugula Pudding and Pickled Radishes

Spanish Mackerel and Serrano Ham en Brioche with Capers and Piquillo Peppers

Medallion of Lamb Saddle, Garden Vegetables, and Bagna Cauda Sauce

Sauvignon Blanc-Braised Golden Pineapple with White Chocolate Snowflakes, Cilantro Coulis, and Passion fruit Gelée

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

NOTE: We ask that all guests arrive for 6:45pm. Please book your reservation accordingly. Thank you!

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Eric Robertson

Eric Robertson

Stratford Chefs School, Class of 2011 | Current Position: Chef, The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette, Niagara

“I found my time as a student at Stratford Chefs School instrumental in providing me with the tools and knowledge for success in the early stages of my career. It gave me a strong foundation which I was able to build upon through my experiences abroad.”

What Sets Stratford Chefs School Apart

 

 

Innovative Program

Our unique program model is method-based, hands-on, experiential, work-integrated learning.

High Quality Program

An enriched, immersive curriculum with exceptional standards and small classes.

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.

Alumni

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

Applications are now open for our 32 Week Professional Diploma Program!
Classes start October 22, 2019

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