Eli Silverthorne - Stratford Chefs School
Eli Silverthorne

Eli Silverthorne

Junior Cookery Instructor

A graduate of the Stratford Chefs School, Eli is a wine aficionado and a strong advocate for Canadian cuisine.  Having staged in various restaurants across the country, from Araxi in Whistler, to Scaramouche in Toronto, to Maison Publique in Montreal, Eli has returned to his Southwestern Ontario roots, settling in bountiful Perth County.

A champion of traditional methods, Eli enjoys slow food cooking techniques: braising, curing, smoking and fermentation. In his work Eli is a proponent of accurate and comprehensive understandings of food culture, history, and molecular science.

Eli is currently Executive Chef at Okazu (85 Downie Street, Stratford) and is the Lead Instructor for the 2018 season of Open Kitchen programming at the Stratford Chefs School.  Eli is also a core instructor for Stratford Chefs School’s Professional Program, teaching practical cookery and theory components including: recipe specifications, lab reports, and food history.

Open Kitchen | 2019 Spring Explorer Course

A week long intensive sneak peek of the Stratford Chefs School’s

professional culinary arts program during March Break.

This hands-on intensive is perfect for anyone interested in examining a future career in the culinary arts. Successfully apply to the Stratford Chefs School after completing the Spring Explorer Course and have $400 applied towards the tuition for the Preparatory Course.

Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15, 2019       10:00am – 2:00pm daily

Instructor: Eli Silverthorne        $400 per person (including HST)

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