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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

Open Kitchen | Home for the Holidays: Hanukkah Party!

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Sunday, December 15th, 2019
at 4:00 pm

Celebrate your family’s traditions or experience new ones!

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Open Kitchen

SCS Cooking Fundamentals | 10 Class Series

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
at 11:00 am

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

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Open Kitchen

SCS Cooking Fundamentals | Braising & Stewing

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
at 4:00 pm

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

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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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International Inspirations | Thomas Keller: The French Laundry

Eric Lavryssen

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, December 13th, 2019
at 6:45 pm

Soft Poached Quail’s Egg with Applewood-Smoked Bacon

Dungeness Crab Salad with Cucumber Jelly

Pan-Roasted Pickerel with Artichoke Ravioli

“Pot au Feu”

“Candied Apple”

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 | Daniel Humm: Eleven Madison Park

Fiona Johnston

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, December 14th, 2019
at 6:45 pm

Hamachi marinated with Lemon, Fennel, and Horseradish

Sunchoke roasted with Watercress and Mustard

Braised Pork Neck with Sweet Potato, Plums, and Amaretti

Grapefruit Soda Pop

Chocolate and Milk

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 | Normand Laprise: Toqué

Arthur Hsieh

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Crab Grissini
Raw and Cooked Vegetables
Roasted Leg of Venison with Dates, Almonds, and Potato
Pears in Beet Juice, Goat Cheese Ice Cream, Thyme Honey

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Nieves Barragán Mohacho: Barrafina

Erin Reece

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Salt Cod Fritters with Tartar Sauce
Octopus with Capers
Arrocina Beans with Chorizo, Morcilla and Pork Belly
Santiago Tart

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Daniel Patterson: Coi

Jaewon Choi

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Celtuce, Brown Butter, Burnt Hay, Tarragon, Comté
Savory Chanterelle Porridge, Pig’s foot, Sorrel
Poached and Grilled Lamb, Chard, Garum
Carrots Roasted in Coffee Beans
Passionfruit Baba, White Chocolate, Honeycomb, Coriander

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Frédéric Morin and David McMillan: Joe Beef

Wolfgang Young

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, January 10th, 2020
at 6:45 pm

Artichokes Bravas
Seafood Smorgasbord
Le BBQ Français
Rum Raisin Panna Cotta
Served family style, at communal tables!

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 | Pascal Barbot: L’Astrance

Julia Hancock-Song

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, January 11th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Sesame | Tomato-Red Currant | Banyuls Vinegar
Crab | Avocado Ravioli | Sweet Almond Oil
Pork | Cockle | Treviso
Lamb | Black Curry | Eggplant
Vacherin | Citrus | Ricotta

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Fergus Henderson: St. John

Cory LeBlanc

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Onion Soup with Bone Marrow Toasts
Grilled Jerusalem Artichoke, Red Onion & Olive Salad
Roasted Pork Belly with Lentils
Fruit Trifle

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | James Walt: Araxi

Sam Brohman

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Salmon Tartare with Seaweed
Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Tempura
Crispy Duck Confit with Lentils and Honey-Roasted Carrots
Pineapple Upside-Down ‘Tart’

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | David Kinch: Manresa

Aaron Dettlinger

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Garden Beignets and Crispy Leaves
Wild Shrimp with Bone Marrow and Artichokes
Assorted Potatoes, Soft and Crispy with Curds and Whey, a Norinade
Deer with Roasted Date and Brussels Sprouts
Milk and Chocolate

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Gordon Ramsay: Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

Skyla Whalen-Tucker

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, January 17th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Butternut Squash Velouté with Sautéed Mushroom, Parmesan Crisp, and Mushroom Tortellini
Seared Loin of Tuna with Poached Veal Fillet and Caper Dressing
Roast Saddle and Leg of Rabbit, Cauliflower, Haricot Blanc and Young Lettuce
Apple Parfait with Honeycomb, Bitter Chocolate and Champagne Foam

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Anne-Sophie Pic: Maison Pic

Ashley Stock

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Our Producers’ Vegetables
Fresh Water White Fish
Squab
Raspberry and Cinnamon

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | David Chang: Momofuku

Mohammed Barakat

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Cured Hamachi with Horesradish-Edamame Purée
Roasted Scallop with Pickled Mushrooms and Nori
Marinated Hanger Steak Ssäm
Cereal Milk

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Hiro Sone: Terra

Campbell Smith

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Tuna Tartare with Spicy Lemon-Ginger Vinaigrette
Petit Ragout of Sweetbreads, Mushrooms and Prosciutto
Medallions of Lamb with Anchovy-Black Olive Sauce and Artichoke Fritters
Orange Risotto in Brandy Snaps with Passionfruit Sauce

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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International Inspirations | Ollie Dabbous: Dabbous

Clement Filewod

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Raw Beef with Cigar and Rye
Roast Scallop, Toasted Jerusalem Artichokes, Virgin Rapeseed Oil
Roast Veal Fillet with Winter Vegetables, in a Light Cheese Broth
Blood Orange, Olive Oil & Marjoram
Chocolate-Soaked Brioche, Barley Malt Ice Cream & Adzuki Beans

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Julian Palmer

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, January 24th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Alex Abrantes

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, January 25th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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ICR Dinner: Jenner Tomaska, Former Executive Chef, Next (Chicago)

Nathan Bellaire

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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ICR Dinner: Jenner Tomaska, Former Executive Chef, Next (Chicago)

Emma Preston

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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ICR Dinner: Jenner Tomaska, Former Executive Chef, Next (Chicago)

Faye Cain-Merrill

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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ICR Dinner: Jenner Tomaska, Former Executive Chef, Next (Chicago)

Iain MacCallum

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, January 31st, 2020
at 6:30 pm

TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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ICR Dinner: Jenner Tomaska, Former Executive Chef, Next (Chicago)

Julian Rey

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, February 1st, 2020
at 6:30 pm

TBA

Prix fixe includes wine pairings and coffee or tea.

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Chris Schiller

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Matthew Burpee-Jones

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Dyson Smirle

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, February 6th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Bailee Letman

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, February 7th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Fiona Johnston

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, February 8th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Eric Lavryssen

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Erin Reece

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Arthur Hsieh

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Wolfgang Young

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, February 14th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

Valentine’s Day Extravaganza!

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Jaewon Choi

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Cory LeBlanc

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Julia Hancock-Song

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Aaron Dettlinger

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Sam Brohman

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, February 21st, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Ashley Stock

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Skyla Whalen-Tucker

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Mohammed Barakat

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Campbell Smith

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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CGC Dinner: TBA

Clement Filewod

136 Ontario Street, Stratford, ON, Canada

Friday, February 28th, 2020
at 6:30 pm

Canadian Guest Chef, Menu TBA

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Alex Kemenian

Alex Kemenian

Stratford Chefs School, Class of 2016

“As hardworking and knowledgeable cooks and chefs, we have to know our every move in everything we do. Whether it’s making risotto from start to finish or plating a dish, we need to know every step towards the end. The Stratford Chefs School has taught me to think about the power of ‘next’ and to move efficiently.”

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 16 Week Diploma Summer Program and our 32 Week Professional Diploma Program 2020!

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