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Apprenticeship Bloopers and Tips from SCS Class of 2019

Well friends, our school year has come to a close. As we’re all preparing for our next adventures, I want to offer a little support to our first-year friends going into their apprenticeships…

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Chefs Wear White: Stain Removal 101

Somewhere between mankind’s harnessing of fire and Escoffier, it was decided that people who work with food should wear white… Consequently, we culinary students spend a surprising amount of time discussing stain removal!

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'Squimps*': Exceptional Alternatives

It’s difficult to talk about your teachers without sounding like a colossal seat-smoocher, but I’m going to risk it. One of the things I really love about working with our chef instructors is the amount of effort all of them put into…

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Introducing Our 2018-19 JHGWIR Student Blogger

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…

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Student Blog Post: Stepfanie Spencer

As new cooks, we are constantly learning: techniques, flavours, equipment we’ve never seen or used before. Everything is fresh and exciting and we want to excel with them all. Skill, knowledge and experience are all required to be a good chef, but…

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Italy Comes to Stratford

Earlier this month, during one of the coldest weeks of this winter, students at the Stratford Chefs School were lucky enough to experience some Italian warmth thanks to a visit from Chef Gino Minacapilli. He was here as our second and final…

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Cooking for Real with Chef Gabrielle Hamilton

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.…

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Interview with Gabrielle Hamilton

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…

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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 32 Week Professional Diploma Program!
Classes start October 22, 2019

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