Tag: Recipe testing

Alumni Feature | Kelly Ballantyne, Class of 2000
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Alumni Feature | Kelly Ballantyne, Class of 2000
July 22, 2020

The arc of her restaurant’s growth has been based on a theory of simplicity that she studied at the school. “I learned some amazing things from Neil and Bryan [veteran SCS instructors and former Rundles and The Old Prune chefs Baxter and Steele, respectively], and I always start with those fundamentals and building blocks…”

July 22, 2020
Alumni Feature | Erin Negus, Class of 2014
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Alumni Feature | Erin Negus, Class of 2014
July 10, 2020

“I approach and see my work as art and not just food. I want guests to really like it, but I also make food that I really like and that conveys a message that I want to deliver.”

July 10, 2020
Alumni Feature | Erik Cholod | Class of 2018
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Alumni Feature | Erik Cholod | Class of 2018
May 29, 2020

I wouldn’t say I followed the traditional “path of a Chef”… It was more of an evolution, starting as a way to pay university tuition, then developing into a passion for the industry as a whole…

May 29, 2020
Alumni Feature | Mike Lurz | Class of 2009
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Alumni Feature | Mike Lurz | Class of 2009
May 20, 2020

Stratford Chefs School Alumnus Mike Lurz (Class of 2009) recently joined The Local Community Food Centre¬†in Stratford as the new Community Chef and Volunteer Coordinator. After more than a decade working in restaurants and running his own food business in Kitchener-Waterloo, Mike now leads the community meals program…

May 20, 2020
Alumni Feature | Carrie Rau | Class of 2004
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Alumni Feature | Carrie Rau | Class of 2004
April 28, 2020

Originally from Stratford Ontario, Carrie Rau graduated from Stratford Chefs School in 2004 and has worked in notable Stratford kitchens such as Pazzo and The Church Restaurant. After moving to Toronto in 2010, Carrie continued her career running a cooking school for 5 years before falling in love with the wine industry.

April 28, 2020
Alumni Feature: Donna Borooah (Class of 2016), Recipe Developer & Tester
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Alumni Feature: Donna Borooah (Class of 2016), Recipe Developer & Tester
August 1, 2018

I first wanted to get into food when I would pore over my mum’s many, many issues of Gourmet magazine. Other major influences were the Two Fat Ladies, and the one and only Ina. All of these women have a contagious and confident approach to food, and I couldn’t resist.

August 1, 2018

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