I was born in the Okanagan, and moved to Ontario at a fairly young age. I have great memories of my grandpa standing behind the grill on a hot summer day, surrounded by orchards and mountains. His favourite meal was a mixed…
Somewhere between mankind’s harnessing of fire and Escoffier, it was decided that people who work with food should wear white… Consequently, we culinary students spend a surprising amount of time discussing stain removal!
It’s difficult to talk about your teachers without sounding like a colossal seat-smoocher, but I’m going to risk it. One of the things I really love about working with our chef instructors is the amount of effort all of them put into…
Stratford Chefs School, Class of 2015 | Chef de Partie, Scaramouche (Toronto)
“During my time at SCS I was told by almost every instructor how staging or working abroad or even just outside of Ontario can benefit a young cook. For me, this theory proved true as I experienced things I never thought possible through 4 jobs/stages outside of Ontario. This is just one aspect in which I found the instructors at SCS really push the students to exit their comfort zones and strive to go further.”
(July 20, 2016)
What Sets Stratford Chefs School Apart
Innovative, World-class Program*
Our unique program model is method-based, hands-on, experiential, work-integrated learning, safely adapted to Covid-19 protocols.
High Quality Program*
An enriched, immersive curriculum with exceptional standards and small classes. Collaborative, experiential learning through practical classes, Dinner Labs, and Dinners To Go, with strict adherence to Public Health requirements.
Our approachable Chef Instructors and Guest Chefs bring diverse experience and culinary backgrounds to our collaborative, real-world learning environment.
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.
*This Employment Ontario Apprenticeship In-Class Training is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.