April | 2015
A Look Back at the 2014 | 15 Stratford Chefs School Year!
Last Day of Classes Lunch | February 27, 2015
Canadian Guest Chefs Series | February 2015
Sean Collins ('08)| Mercer Hall
Bryan Steele | The Prune Restaurant
Paul Harding | The Only On King with Sous Chef Eric Neaves ('12)
Nick Benninger | Uptown 21
Shaun Edmontone | Chef/Partner The Bruce Wine Bar
Aaron Linley ('96)| The Bruce Hotel
Kris Schlotzhauer | Enoteca Sociale
Ryan O'Donnell ('10) | The Prune Restaurant
Neil Baxter | Rundles
Ryan Crawford ('99) | Backhouse
Lorenzo Loseto | George
Carl Heinrich & Ryan Donovan ('05)| Richmond Station
25th Annual Gala Dinner & Auction | February 2015
Guests were treated to a whimsical menu presented by Chef Kaya Ogruce alongside Student Chefs in the kitchen. Auctioneer Chris Blake did an exceptional job at keeping the Auction lively, as Honorary Co-Chairs Billy Munnelly & Kato Wake entertained the guests with their humour & charm.
A wonderful time was had by all. We would like to send out a warm thank you to all of our supporters & donors to this event. Your support is invaluable!
10th Annual Mayor's Gala | January 17, 2015
Chef instructor Ian Middleton created an impressive array of appetizers for the event, including an Oyster Bar, Charcuterie Station, an "Asian Taco Bar" and many more. Student Chefs had supporting roles in the kitchen as well as working the various food stations that were attended by reception guests. The evening was a great success!
International Chefs In Residence Series | January 2015
Student Chefs had the opportunity to work side by side in the kitchen with these talented Chefs to gain knowledge of their skills and expertise. The International Guest Chefs Dinner Series were a great success and were often sold out due to popularity.
We would like to extend our thanks to both Chef Francesco Lagi & Chef Michael Hazlewood for the time you shared with us.
Joseph Hoare Gastronomic Writer in Residence
Lucy Waverman | November-December 2014
Lucy's knowledge as a celebrated author, editor, columnist and teacher was an invaluable experience to be shared with our students. We are grateful for the support and guidance that she provided.