Kim Cosgrove - Stratford Chefs School
Kim Cosgrove

Kim Cosgrove

Executive Director

Originally from Stratford, Kim received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Queen’s University before returning to Stratford to attend the Stratford Chefs School, graduating with honours in 2003. Kim has worked at a number of restaurants including The Green Room at the Stratford Festival; York Street Kitchen, Rundles and Bijou in Stratford; and Vinehaven Bakery in Niagara. As well she has staged in California at Oliveto in Oakland and Terra in St. Helena, Napa Valley; and at Avalon in Toronto. Before accepting her current position, Kim spent three years at the Stratford Chefs School as a cookery instructor where she taught Level 1 Cookery, Commodities, Larder, Level 2 Restaurant Labs and then worked six years as Executive Assistant with a focus on cookery curriculum development.

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 16 Week Diploma Summer Program and our 32 Week Professional Diploma Program 2020!

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