Taira Desrochers • Stratford Chefs School
Taira Desrochers

Taira Desrochers

Hometown: Cambridge, Ontario

Summer Internship: Mission Hill Winery

Favourite Food: Cheese!

Favourite Kitchen task/position: I love holding a Garde Manger position and making delicious sauces and dressings.

Career goals/aspirations post-SCS: I hope to one day own my own cafe, or bed and breakfast.

Fun Fact: Love to travel and be outdoors!

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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