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#Canada150 Alumni Spotlight: British Columbia (Chef James Walt)

As part of the Stratford Chefs School’s celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, we will publish a monthly feature that focuses on alumni who have established roots in cities and communities from sea to sea, and who each uniquely contribute to our … Continue reading

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God is in the details

Coco Chanel once said “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory” and although she was talking about fashion, the adage holds true for cooking as well. Continue reading

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Italy Comes to Stratford

by guest student blogger Mel Athulathmudali    photos courtesy of Terry Manzo Earlier this month, during one of the coldest weeks of this winter, students at the Stratford Chefs School were lucky enough to experience some Italian warmth thanks to … Continue reading

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Interview with Gabrielle Hamilton

blog post #7 by 2015-16 student blogger James Toenders    photos courtesy of Terry Manzo   A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to have lunch with Gabrielle Hamilton at Rene’s Bistro. We talked about food writing, being a … Continue reading

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Cooking for Real with Chef Gabrielle Hamilton

By guest student blogger Donna Borooah     Photos courtesy of Terry Manzo Chef Gabrielle Hamilton came to the Stratford Chefs School for two weeks this January as the Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence and International Guest Chef. Students … Continue reading

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A Visit to Vietnam

blog post #6 by 2015-16 student blogger James Toenders I spent 2 full weeks of my Christmas holiday this year in Vietnam, visiting my partner-in-love Larrissa. We travelled from South to North and back by plane, bus and motorbike (the … Continue reading

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Christmas, Stratford Chefs School Style

By guest student blogger Mel Athulathmudali I’d like you to think back to this past Christmas season. Did you cook a turkey? For how many people? Was it dry? Were you stressed out? I think most people cook a turkey … Continue reading

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