Blog - Stratford Chefs School


Alumni Feature | Trent Loewen | Class of 2004

Trent grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. As a kid, he was always interested in food, and thought he’d be a great chef one day (this was well before the food network inspired young chefs). He remembers a family road trip across the…

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Weekly Update | June 12-18, 2020

Savour Open Kitchen @Home | Alumni Feature: Tim Otsuki (Class of 2002) | Remembering Dr. Robert Close | Program Updates, and more.

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Alumni Feature | Tim Otsuki | Class of 2002

From the Stratford Chefs School, Tim Otsuki’s culinary career has taken him around the world, evolving with each dish and each cuisine, from Hong Kong, to the Caribbean to Toronto, and back to Stratford; Chef Otsuki is eager to share the cross…

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Open Kitchen @Home Launch

Launching Today! Open Kitchen @Home | Chef-prepped meal kits with Video Instruction to finish and savour at home! | Updates on our Programs, and more!

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Weekly Update | May 29-June 4

Launching in June: Open Kitchen @Home | Alumni Feature: Erik Cholod (Class of 2018) | A new recipe from Chef Eli 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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