Nadine Vandenburg • Stratford Chefs School
Nadine Vandenburg

Nadine Vandenburg

Student Recruitment & Admissions Liaison

For more than ten years Nadine Vandenburg has been developing individual educational strategies, guiding more than 700 students through the Canadian education system, and answering hundreds of questions about education in Canada. Nadine has also written several articles in the field of marketing and management.

Originally from Russia, Nadine has lived in Canada for ten years and has visited nearly all of the Canadian provinces, recently falling in love with the city of Stratford, a place where she says the white swans remind her to “slow down and enjoy your surroundings.”

Despite the fact that she loves her work, Nadine is extremely happy to be a mom of two wonderful daughters, and says her children forced her to re-examine education from a different angle. At home, Nadine loves to prepare homemade sushi to eat with her family. She is looking forward to nurturing and building the future student body in her role at Stratford Chefs School.​

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.

Applications are now open for our 16 Week Summer 2021 Diploma Program and our 32 Week Professional Diploma Program 2021-22!

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