Randi Rudner

Program Manager | Chef Instructor | Class of 2012

Program Manager, Chef Instructor: Lab Cookery, Core Instructor | SCS Class of 2012

Hailing originally from Montreal, Randi lived in Kingston for twelve years. There, she took an undergraduate degree in philosophy at Queen’s University, taught clinical and communication skills at Queen’s University Medical School, and co-owned a co-operative café, where she found her place in the kitchen. Randi’s position as sous chef in a restaurant owned by graduates of the Stratford Chefs School led to her enrol in the Chefs School, where she graduated with honours in 2012.

Randi worked under Chef Neil Baxter at Rundles Restaurant for six years, at both Pazzo Taverna and The Prune after Rundles closed, was the co-chef of Somewhere, a 10-seat restaurant in Stratford serving submarine sandwiches by day, and tasting menus by night. Randi has been co-chef with husband Mike Booth at The Prune, Stratford, for the 2021 through 2023 summer seasons.

Randi has many roles at Stratford Chefs School; she is the Program Manager of the School, as well as a Chef Instructor, and teaches Level 1 Commodities and Level 2 Gastronomy. As Program Manager, Randi oversees Faculty, Curriculum, and works closely with Students to ensure their success.


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