Erin Negus • Stratford Chefs School
Erin Negus

Erin Negus

Instructor: Level 1 Pastry, Lab Packages

Instructor: Pastry 1, Lab Packages

Erin Negus was studying a liberal arts degree at York University before leaving to pursue her true passion in the culinary arts. She began this journey by completing pastry and baking training at George Brown College followed by attending the Stratford Chefs School to study practical cookery. Graduating in 2014, Erin went on to work in catering and restaurants around Ontario and most recently held the position of head baker/pastry chef at The Bruce Hotel in Stratford, Ontario until leaving to start her own company.

Currently Erin owns and operates Alchemy Bake Shoppe doing local markets, events and catering. Her work is largely characterized as whimsical, nostalgic and over the top.

What Sets Stratford Chefs School Apart

Innovative, World-class Program*

Our unique program model is method-based, hands-on, experiential, work-integrated learning, safely adapted to Covid-19 protocols.

High Quality Program*

An enriched, immersive curriculum with exceptional standards and small classes. Collaborative, experiential learning through practical classes, Dinner Labs, and Dinners To Go, with strict adherence to Public Health requirements.

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.


SCS is widely recognized for training cooks who become the best chefs. Our reputation is built on Alumni success stories.


*This Employment Ontario Apprenticeship In-Class Training is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.  


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