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  • shopping
  • roaming
  • music
  • literature
  • gardens
  • food
  • festivals
  • family-fun
  • cycling
  • Budget Travel
  • art
  • architecture
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Open Kitchen | Cooking Classes & Culinary Programming

Welcome to our Open Kitchen!

For the first time in the School’s 34 year history we are offering spring and summer cooking classes and learning experiences devoted to the dedicated home cook. No matter your skill, there is something for everyone! 


Classes are held at the SCS Kitchens: 136 Ontario Street, Stratford


Trade Secrets

Intensive 2 to 3 hour workshops focused on a cooking technique, dish or product. Subjects include Wine, Pastry, Butchery and more.


Get Cooking!

Intensive 3 hour workshops focused on themed recipes. Subjects include Bistro, Vegetarian, and International Cuisine.


Boot Camps

A multi-day course focused on skill and knowledge development. Subject areas include Fermentation, Cookery, Pastry, Bread and Wine.


Team Building & Wellness

Social and educational hands on cooking events for groups of 15 to 30 allow guests to cook alongside friends and colleagues or break into teams and compete. Let us build a unique event to suit your team.


PURCHASE OPEN KITCHEN CLASSES: www.stratfordchef.com/open-kitchen/


FALL | WINTER | 2017-18

Professional Program & Dining Series

Since 1983, the Stratford Chefs School has set the standard of excellence for culinary training in Canada graduating over 700 alumni who now contribute to our distinctive Canadian cuisine. 

Between October and March each year, the School is proud to offer our celebrated Dinner Series. As part of their training, students rotate through kitchen positions to produce new menus daily under the guidance of the School's faculty of esteemed local chefs and guest chefs from across Canada and around the world.

Dinner is served Tuesday to Saturday (While school is in session).

Dinner Seatings: 6:30pm, 6:45pm, or 7:00pm

For reservations, please call 519.271.1414 or email myreservation@stratfordchef.com

Our students strive daily for perfection in their studies. You can take part in their journey and experience some extraordinary dining. Please join us!


6 young leeks
1½ tbsp salt
2 large eggs
2 salt-packed anchovies

¼ cup white wine vinegar
1 tbsp finely chopped shallot
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1½ tbsp chopped parsley
Salt and freshly gr


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