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July Recipe of the Month: Chilled Cucumber Gazpacho

Enjoy this Chilled Cucumber Gazpacho with Crème Fraiche on a hot summer day!

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Alumni Feature: Summer JL Baird | Owner, The Hintonburg Public House , Ottawa | SCS Class of 1998

I always knew I wanted to own my own business. One of my early jobs was working in a small café in Stratford, where I grew up. I worked there before and after school throughout high school and fell in love with…

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June Recipe of the Month: Melanzane Parmigiana

The first vegetarian entrée that Chef Yva Santini put on a menu that was not a pasta! Using Pam Rogers’ organic produce (Kawthoolei Farm Organics) to make this dish was exciting and yielded a result most delicious…

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Alumni Feature: Yva Santini | Pazzo Taverna, Stratford | SCS Class of 2009

I began working in kitchens as a young teenager, my first job being a dishwasher in Bryan Steele’s kitchen at The Old Prune. It was my experience at The Old Prune that opened my mind to what exceptionally prepared food tastes like,…

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Alumni Success Story: Rich Francis (Class of 2008)

Chef Rich Francis’ Gwich’in community is the foundation for his cooking, and he’s exploring the path to reconciliation through modern Aboriginal cuisine.

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May Recipe of the Month: Black Bean BBQ Sauce

Perfect for Barbecue Season, try this recipe from SCS Alumni, Chef Sean Collins (Chef/Co-Owner of Stratford’s The Red Rabbit, Old Man & Son, Okazu 85 Downie)!

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Alumni Feature: Sean Collins | The Red Rabbit, Old Man & Son, Okazu | SCS Class of 2008

I remember cooking alongside my grandmother as a child and feeling very at home in the kitchen. She would cook soups from scratch and hand-make pierogies all afternoon. I apprenticed at The Old Prune with Chef Bryan Steele and over the past…

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Alumni Feature: Mike Booth, SCS Instructor, The Prune (Class of 2006)

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…

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Alumni Feature: Eric Robertson, 2019 Canadian Guest Chef (SCS Class of 2011)

Originally from Brantford, Eric Robertson has always had an agrarian passion. After graduating from SCS in 2011, he spent time cooking in France and then in Belgium, where he met fellow chef Daniel Hadida, who had a similar culinary background and passions….

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SCS Long Table Dinner 2019

Mark your calendar for our signature event!

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2019

 

You are invited to a magical fundraising evening to be held at a NEW secret historic Stratford location! Inspired byDiner en Blanc, guests dressed all in white gather around a long table to enjoy a four-course dinner of incredible local food and complemented by top VQA wines.

 

An exceptional experience you won’t want to miss!

EARLY BIRD TICKETS on sale now $135 each*

Call or visit the SCS Administration office to purchase.

519.271.1414 | 192 Ontario Street, Stratford

 

BUY NOW | LIMITED SEATING

Regular tickets available for purchase on line starting August 1, 2019 for $150* each.

(*$50 tax receipt will be issued).

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