Melissa Graham • Stratford Chefs School
Melissa Graham

Melissa Graham

Instructor: Writing & Communications

Instructor: Writing, Communications Levels 1 & 2

Melissa is excited to be returning as the Communications and Food Writing instructor.  She originally worked at SCS as founder Eleanor Kane’s teaching assistant in Gastronomy and Chef Baxter’s T.A. in Level 2 Pastry. Melissa’s background is in theatre, teaching, freelance writing and restaurant FOH.

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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