Blog - Stratford Chefs School


Weekly Update: April 3-9, 2020

SCS Alumni Feature: meet Chef Mel Athulathmudali | Your weekly Open Kitchen recipe, and more in our weekly update.

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Alumni Feature | Mel Athulathmudali | Class of 2016

I grew up in Dundas, ON and spent a great part of my childhood being taught to cook by my parents. They encouraged my culinary exploration, which continued into my adult life when I became a flight attendant and was given the…

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Weekly Update: March 30-April 5

Meet SCS Alumna Anna Marano | A Quick Bread recipe for you from our Open Kitchen, and more in our weekly update.

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Alumni Feature | Anna Marano | Class of 2017

I was born and raised in Amherstburg, Ontario, to a family of Italian immigrants. Food was, and is, everything to us. I have always loved cooking, baking, and experimenting in my own kitchen so it felt natural to turn to cooking after…

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Weekly Update | March 23-29, 2020

From our Open Kitchen to yours: A recipe for you, and more, in our weekly update.

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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.


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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