Weekly Update | August 25-31, 2022 • Stratford Chefs School

Weekly Update | August 25-31, 2022


Director of Marketing and Admissions Development Elizabeth Kerr gives a quick rundown of what’s coming up soon at Stratford Chefs School.


Join us for our newest webinar series: CHEF TALKS. Listen in and participate in our interactive discussion with some of the region’s culinary leaders.

We will discuss:

The Methodologies of Cooking

The Science of Baking

That Entrepreneurial Spirit

Live 45 minute webinar on Monday August 29 at 12 noon EDT.


ELIZABETH KERR | Class of 2021 | Director, Marketing and Admissions Development | Webinar Moderator

Open House
Join us this Sunday August 28!

Drop in between 9am and 11am for Kitchen Tours and Treats
136 Ontario Street, Stratford Ontario

Hosted by Elizabeth Kerr, Director of Marketing and Admissions Development

Attention Foodies! Our Open Kitchen cooking class program, led by Chef Instructor Eli Silverthorne, is running through September, and has something for everyone!
‘Get Cooking!⁠’ classes are intensive workshops focused on themed recipes, such as our classes on Vegetarian cooking, and a variety of International cuisines like SpainGreeceChinaIndiaIsrael, and others.⁠
‘How Do I Use That?’⁠ classes are informative workshops that demonstrate new-to-you kitchen tools or gadgets such as Knife Sharpening, Immersion Circulators for sous vide, and Smokers.⁠
‘Trade Secrets’⁠ focuses on exploring a cooking technique, dish or product, such as quick meals, the ultimate burgerfast fermented breads,⁠ pasta-making, and more.
Classes are hands-on and limited in size. Check out the schedule and book your spots early!
Review our current Safety Measures.


Our friends at Stratford Summer Music are hosting a toe-tapping, barn-raising, food-filled fundraiser event we know you will love!
At the end of Kelly’s Lane in Stratford, is a beautiful farm with an old stone house and a barn set on acres of corn fields. It is at this idyllic location the Juno award-winning quartet, The Fretless will fire up their fiddles on September 15th!!

On-site will be Ken’s Fries and the Bru Garden’s own vintage beer truck pouring their house made craft selections. Lady Glaze Doughnuts – brain-child of Stratford Chefs School Grad (and Business InstructorMark Brown – will be serving milk shakes and sinfully delicious doughnuts. Event host Martin Ritsma will be onsite grill master and Pelee Island Winery has generously stocked the wine bar.

Tickets are going quickly, don’t miss out!




QUESTIONS? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page or email Admissions at: admissions@stratfordchef.com

Photography by Terry Manzo (SCS Class of 1985)

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.

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.


*This Employment Ontario Apprenticeship In-Class Training is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.  


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