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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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Alumni Feature: Ryan Brown, 2019 International Chef in Residence (Class of 2006)

I was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec in a family that celebrated food on a daily basis. I was always fortunate enough to have one of my parents at home with me growing up, so I made impromptu lunches and dinners…

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Alumni Feature: Cory Miller (Class of 2018)

“I was born into the industry. It’s all I know and I’m ok with that.” Cory Miller currently works as a Commis at the Elora Mill.

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Alumni Feature: Sarah Sharkey

The best thing about being an SCS Alumnus is the community that surrounds us. And that community is never so important than in times of crisis. We are saddened to hear about the medical issues plaguing SCS Alumnus Sarah Sharkey. A GoFundMe…

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Alumni Feature: Jeff Crump (Class of 1997 | Earth to Table Bread Bar)

Born in London Ontario, Jeff did not find cooking until he graduated University of Western Ontario. Stratford Chef School taught him to train with the best, so he worked at Chez Panisse, the Fat Duck, and Lumiere in Vancouver. Jeff became an…

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Alumni Feature: Cameron Stauch, Author of Vegetarian Vietnam

As the husband of a Canadian diplomat, Cameron Stauch has travelled the world and had the opportunity to explore, in depth, the local cuisines of Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, and Thailand (where he is currently based). It was during a three year…

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5 Reasons to Train at Stratford Chefs School

 

 

Innovative Program

Our unique program model is method-based, hands-on, experiential, work-integrated learning.

High Quality Program

An enriched, immersive curriculum with exceptional standards and small classes.

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.

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