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More Than Just a Cooking School

Level One Practical Cookery

This class provides students with a basic level of skill in cookery by introducing them to fundamental methods of cooking and to examples of classical and modern dishes that best suit each method. Through assigned…

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Neil Baxter
Bryan Steele
Eli Silverthorne
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Level One Pastry Practical & Theory

In this class, students study a variety of basic pastry and bread-making preparations. Through assigned readings supported by instructor demonstrations and kitchen practice, students develop the necessary knowledge and skill to complete a basic repertoire…

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Level One Recipe Specifications

Recipe Specs, as they are known, will teach students how to analyze a recipe according to a recipe goal. Students will learn to analyze and identify ‘watch points’ during the dish’s preparation that may influence…

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Eli Silverthorne
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Level One Food History

This course introduces students to a more comprehensive understanding of cookery foundations by surveying the evolution of food habits at key moments in history. By examining the ingredients, technologies, tools, and cookery methods used, students…

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Level One Food Costing

This course teaches basic restaurant business skills. Students will learn to cost recipes, control overheads, and complete basic bookkeeping tasks.

Instructors

Mike Booth
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Level One Commodities

This class introduces the student to various food commodities and to applying their knowledge of commodities to purchasing decisions. Qualities and grades of products will be of primary importance. This class analyzes purchasing options by…

Instructors

Randi Rudner
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Level One Communications

This class introduces students to the principles of effective public speaking and social media communication. Students will learn the fundamentals of presentation design and delivery. They will present both prepared and impromptu speeches, learn how…

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Melissa Graham
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Level One Culinary Management

This course teaches the fundamentals of the restaurant industry, ranging in date from classical French to contemporary cookery. Professionalism, basic management principles, teamwork/team building, and labour and harassment laws will be explored. Students will be…

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Level One Service

This course introduces the basic principles, philosophies, and values of service theory and practice in the hospitality industry. Students will learn the requirements needed to provide superior service to their guests, and why service is…

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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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