Weekly Update | October 16-22, 2020 • Stratford Chefs School

Weekly Update | October 16-22, 2020

The School Year Begins! | What’s for Dinner: Modern Classics Dinners start Tuesday | SCS Nominees for Women of the Year, and more in our weekly update for October 16-22.


Kim Cosgrove, SCS Executive Director and Alumna
Randi Rudner, SCS Program Manager, Chef Instructor and Alumna
Class of 2020 Valedictorian Eric Lavryssen, Chef Instructor Neil Baxter, Alumnus Julian Rey (Class of 2020), celebrate the end of classes in early March 2020.

Photos: Terry Manzo

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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