Neil Baxter - Stratford Chefs School
Neil Baxter

Neil Baxter

Senior Pastry & Cookery Instructor

Neil began his apprenticeship at the age of 16, in Cheltenham, England, and completed four years of college training in catering, breadmaking, and confectionary. He has been Chef de Cuisine at Rundles Restaurant in Stratford since 1981, and has done stages in France at such renowned Michelin three-star restaurants as Jamin (owned by Joel Robuchon), L’Abroisie, Tour D’Argent, Taillevent, Hotel des Frères Troisgros, and several one- and two- star restaurants. Recently, he has completed stages in two Scandinavian restaurants of note: Noma in Copenhagen, and Frantzén/Lindeberg in Stockholm. In North America, he has completed stages at JoJos and the Quilted Giraffe in New York; Chez Panisse in California; Four Seasons in Philadelphia; and San Francisco’s Compton Place Hotel. Most recently, Neil staged at chef Ben Shewry’s celebrated restaurant, Attica, in Melbourne, Australia.

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 32 Week Professional Diploma Program!
Classes start October 22, 2019

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