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Jen Agg: W5 Interview

In October 2017, we were lucky to partner with Digiwriting Book Marketing to host Appetite for Words Festival: A literary festival with a culinary twist. Joining us that weekend to promote her book I Hear She’s a Real Bitch was Toronto’s own,…

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March Recipe of the Month: Leeks Vinaigrette

This recipe is adapted from Paul Bertolli and Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Cooking, although there are innumerable variations on this French bistro classic. This dish is at its very best with thin baby leeks, but can absolutely made with larger leeks halved…

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Alumni Feature: Ryan Donovan (Richmond Station, Toronto)

Ryan Donovan, Co-owner of Richmond Station in Toronto, graduated from the Stratford Chefs School in 2005. He returns every year with Richmond Station Chef (and fellow SCS Alumnus), Carl Heinrich, to close out our Canadian Guest Chef dinner series. 

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Alumni Feature: Carl Heinrich (Richmond Station, Toronto) | Canadian Guest Chef 2018

Carl Heinrich, Executive Chef and Co-owner of Richmond Station in Toronto (and Top Chef Canada Season 2 Winner), graduated from the Stratford Chefs School in 2005. We welcome him back every year to close out the season, and this year is no…

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Creating a Menu from a Book

It is not particularly easy to tease a dinner menu out of a work of fiction, even when cooking and sharing food figures prominently in the story itself. Five Roses, by Alice Zorn is an engrossing story of the complicated relationships and…

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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.

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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