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  • food
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  • family-fun
  • cycling
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Open Kitchen | Cooking Classes & Culinary Programming

Welcome to our Open Kitchen!

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 workshops focused on a cooking technique, dish or product. Subjects include Pasta, Bread, Preserving, Pastry, Wine and more.

Get Cooking!

Intensive workshops focused on themed recipes followed by an opportunity to enjoy your creations. Subjects include Brunch, Vegetarian, and International Cuisines.

Advanced Cookery

Intensive, hands-on, skills building workshops dedicated to the more seasoned home cook. Subject areas include Butchery, Specialty Pasta.

How Do I Use That?

Informative workshops dedicated to demonstrating how to use new-to-you kitchen tools and gadgets. An opportunity to try before you buy. Subjects include Pressure Cookers, Immersion Circulators, Spiral Slicers and Mandolins.

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.

2018 Open Kitchen Passes Available

Buy a pass to 4 classes and save! 




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

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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