Eggs are indispensable to the modern professional kitchen, and much more than a great way to “start one’s day.” Eggs can be prepared deliciously on their own in a variety of classical ways: pan fried, scrambled, poached, hard boiled, and more. In addition, eggs play an important supporting role…
Want to try making your own bread at home?
Chef Eli shares the science and steps to make a good sourdough starter culture and keep it alive.
“At Monforte, we’re convinced the small things do indeed make a difference, that agriculture is best practiced on a human scale…”
Meet Monforte Dairy’s Ruth Klahsen (SCS Class of 1983), try our Open Kitchen Recipe of the week, and more!
SCS Alumnus Matthew James Duffy is a Professor and Program Coordinator at Centennial College. He has an extensive culinary background and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Guelph. A graduate of Stratford Chefs School, Matthew now specializes in the baking and pastry arts management program and has worked with brands such as Cafe Boulud and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts…
The food industry clearly made a mark on Moss. She studied hospitality at the University of Guelph and graduated from the Stratford Chefs School in 1992. “I always wanted to be a chef.” she says. She apprenticed at Rundles and for a period taught the front-of-house service component at the School. As both a trained cook and a food manufacturer, she has a unique perspective on the history of Stratford’s food.
Stocks are the backbone of any kitchen and their skillful production, reduction and use are the mark of a true cook / chef. In the traditional kitchen / brigade structure, this type of stock production would fall on the saucier who would be a senior member of the chef de partie system (one below sous chef, or chef, for example), given the critical nature of the stock / jus / sauce component of the dish.