Hi, I’m Jules Faulkner. I’m delighted and honoured to be this year’s recipient of the Savour Stratford Perth County Culinary Scholarship, generously contributed by the Stratford Tourism Alliance and the Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence Scholarship. The latter of these comes…
Autumn is a very busy time for many people. For the Wet’suwet’en, it is a time to hunt, preserve, and prepare meats and vegetables for the winter season. It is also a time to come together to enjoy the abundance of fresh…
In October 2017, we were lucky to partner with Digiwriting Book Marketing to host Appetite for Words Festival: A literary festival with a culinary twist. Joining us that weekend to promote her book I Hear She’s a Real Bitch was Toronto’s own,…
Chef Gabrielle Hamilton came to the Stratford Chefs School for two weeks this January as the Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence and International Guest Chef. Students in both levels got to interact with her, learn from her and cook with her.…
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to have lunch with Gabrielle Hamilton at Rene’s Bistro. We talked about food writing, being a chef and her process for choosing menus. These are the bits of the interview that weren’t just us…
Stratford Chefs School, Class of 2016 | Teacher, Strata Montessori | Owner, Chef Mel Catering
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