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Weekly Update | July 3-9, 2020

In our weekly update: Alumni Feature: Tom Giannakopoulos, Class of 2017 | Rave Reviews for Open Kitchen @Home | Program Updates, and more.

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Alumni Feature | Tom Giannakopoulos, Class of 2017

After his first year at the Stratford Chefs School, Tom Giannakopoulos (Class of 2017) said “I now know what I don’t know.” Tom had cooking experience gained through his family’s restaurants in Stratford, the city in which he grew up. “From the…

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Weekly Update | June 26-July 2, 2020

#BlackLivesMatter | Alumni Feature: Adam Brenner, Class of 2006 | Learn with Open Kitchen @Home Meal Kits | Program Updates, and more.

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Alumni Feature | Adam Brenner, Class of 2006

When The Waterlot closed in 2016, I began renting the kitchen and building my catering business. Within a year, I began selling prepared foods out of the kitchen, and had the grand opening of The Garden Stand in 2018 in downtown New…

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Weekly Update June 19-25, 2020

In Our Weekly Update: Alumni Feature | Trent Loewen, Class of 2004 | Learn with Open Kitchen @Home | Program Updates, and more.

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Alumni Feature | Trent Loewen | Class of 2004

Trent grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. As a kid, he was always interested in food, and thought he’d be a great chef one day (this was well before the food network inspired young chefs). He remembers a family road trip across the…

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Weekly Update | June 12-18, 2020

Savour Open Kitchen @Home | Alumni Feature: Tim Otsuki (Class of 2002) | Remembering Dr. Robert Close | Program Updates, and more.

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Alumni Feature | Tim Otsuki | Class of 2002

From the Stratford Chefs School, Tim Otsuki’s culinary career has taken him around the world, evolving with each dish and each cuisine, from Hong Kong, to the Caribbean to Toronto, and back to Stratford; Chef Otsuki is eager to share the cross…

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Open Kitchen @Home Launch

Launching Today! Open Kitchen @Home | Chef-prepped meal kits with Video Instruction to finish and savour at home! | Updates on our Programs, and more!

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What Sets Stratford Chefs School Apart

 

 

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.

Applications are now open for our 16 Week Diploma Summer Program and our 32 Week Professional Diploma Program 2020!

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