Farm to Table

Celebrating Stratford Chefs School Alumni, Recipes & Perth County Producers

“Farm to Table not only features recipes from some of the region’s most celebrated graduates of the Stratford Chefs School, but also includes fascinating interviews with these chefs conducted by CBC food columnist Andrew Coppolino, and striking imagery provided by photographer and SCS alumna Terry Manzo.”
—Eleanor Kane, Stratford Chefs School Co-founder

“This is a drop-dead gorgeous book whose recipes made me salivate and whose photos were stunning. I loved the stories behind the recipes and foods… ”
—Janet Cousineau, Librarian (Canada)


The Stratford Chefs School has trained accomplished chefs for decades, and the stories in this book speak to how the school has also shaped the culinary landscape in Perth County, Ontario. Farm to Table pairs Stratford Chefs School alumni chefs with one of their favourite food producers for a culinary adventure through Perth County.

Inside, you’ll find beloved recipes from head chefs at favourite Perth County restaurants, along with photos by renowned photographer Terry Manzo, and profiles written by CBC food columnist Andrew Coppolino. This compilation of recipes from some of the most celebrated local graduates of the Stratford Chefs School takes you inside the lessons they learned at the school, making this book a staple of every Canadian kitchen.

Written by CBC Columnist Andrew Coppolino.


How to Purchase

Farm to Table books can be purchased from the following locations:

SCS Administration Office @ 192 Ontario St., Stratford (Please see our Administration office hours)

SCS Kitchens @ 136 Ontario St., Stratford (during a dinner event or Open Kitchen class)

Bradshaws & Kitchen Detail @ 129 Ontario St., Stratford

revel | Independent coffee for a revolution @ 37 Market Pl., Stratford

The Butcher and Baker @ 26 Wellington St., Stratford

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Books are $30 (including HST)

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