Weekly Update | July 7-13, 2022 • Stratford Chefs School

Weekly Update | July 7-13, 2022

ADMISSIONS NEWS!

Stratford Chefs School Announces
New Director, Marketing and Admissions Development

Stratford Chefs School Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of Elizabeth Kerr to the position of Director, Marketing and Admissions Development. With a reporting relationship directly to the Board, Elizabeth is taking over from Jeff Leney who will pursue other interests. As a recent Stratford Chefs School Graduate (Class of 2021), Elizabeth brings a keen understanding and insight to the advantages of the 32-Week Professional Program and the school’s positioning in a competitive culinary education market. In making this announcement, the Board thanks Jeff Leney for his brief, but distinctive, service as the Director, Marketing and Admissions Development. Jeff forged important new directions in the school’s marketing and admissions process. His initiatives included the introduction of recruitment focused webinars, alongside a deliberate, renewed emphasis on alumni and the vital role they play in attracting student talent. During the transition period, Jeff has been instrumental in Elizabeth’s orientation process and has kindly joined the Stratford Chefs School Advisory Group, ensuring his valued input will not be lost.
Elizabeth Kerr (back row, centre) with members of the Class of 2021 at SCS Graduation 2022 in the Stratford Festival Marquee.
Photo: Terry Manzo

Hey Food Lovers!

Go Behind the Scenes at SCS
Webinar Monday July 18

Go Behind the Scenes at SCS for an up-close look at what happens at Culinary School.
Join Executive Director Kim Cosgrove, Program Manager & Instructor Randi Rudner, and recent SCS Grads to discover the real deal.

Hear their stories. Applaud their successes. Learn more about our 32 Week Professional Program and what it takes to be a Stratford Chefs School Student.
Free 45 minute live webinar on Monday July 18 at 12 noon.

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 Immersion Circulators for sous vide, Smokers and Knife Sharpening.⁠
‘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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PROGRAM

READ ALUMNI PROJECT PROFILES

READ ALUMNI TESTIMONIALS


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.

Alumni

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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