Isabel Gantenbein • Stratford Chefs School
Isabel Gantenbein

Isabel Gantenbein

Hometown: Vankleek Hill

Summer Internship: The Prune Restaurant

Favourite Food: Cheese Fondue

Favourite Kitchen task/position: Feeding the starter and making bread.

Career goals/aspirations post-SCS: To travel and taste and work in kitchen around the world and bring it all together and one day to open a little restaurant.

Fun Fact: Love making and eating fresh homemade bread.

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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