Where the BEST CHEFS Train

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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GALA DINNER & AUCTION
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GALA DINNER & AUCTION

Celebrate our 40th Anniversary and the Class of 2024 at our opulent Gala Dinner & Auction at the stunning and historic Elora Mill on Sunday, March 10. Transportation available from Stratford.
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Get RED SEAL Ready

Get RED SEAL Ready

Complete our intensive Culinary School Program to get Red Seal ready!
Red Seal certification means you have demonstrated having
the knowledge to meet the trade’s national standard.
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Be Our STUDENT for a DAY

Be Our STUDENT for a DAY

Experience an in-person, hands-on practical cookery class,
and tour our small, welcoming Culinary School facility.
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Why choose Stratford Chefs School?

What Sets Our Culinary School Apart

  • Our culinary school has industry-leading Instructors who educate, train, and coach you all the way to your Red Seal Exam! Commence and complete your Cook Apprenticeship at Stratford Chefs School.
  • Be part of a small culinary school class that allows you individualized time and training with our core Instructors to build personal skills, expertise, and career plans.
  • Get the education and tools required to become your own boss. Embrace your entrepreneurial spirit with a solid plan for your culinary future.
  • Gain real-world and practical hospitality experience in both back-of-house and front-of-house settings.
  • Learn what it takes to build your future in the culinary industry!
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Explore Our Culinary School Programs

Our 32-Week Professional Program allows students to complete their Cook Apprenticeship while studying at one of the best culinary schools in the country. 

Stratford Chefs School graduates have a well-rounded foundation for success in a wide variety of specializations within the hospitality industry.

Students in our 16-Week Summer Program can earn their Cook: Basic Level 1 Diploma and learn what is required to enter the culinary industry.

This program is geared toward career changers and those who may have time constraints, or those who wish to know more about working in a professional kitchen.

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Curated PRIX FIXE DINNERS

Dinners for the public are presented by our Level 2 Students from late October through early March, Tuesday through Saturday evenings, with a different multi-course menu each night.

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GALA DINNER and AUCTION

Join us Sunday March 10, 2024 for an opulent evening at the ELORA MILL to celebrate 40 years of Stratford Chefs School and the Class of 2024.

Open Kitchen COOKING CLASSES

Classes are held for enthusiastic home cooks, keen children and their parents, and those seeking to refine their skills in a specific culinary area.

 

Classes are offered March through early October.

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