Stratford Chefs School

Stratford Chefs School

October 11, 2007 11:00 ET

Stratford Chefs School Announces Two Apprentice Openings for 2007/2008 School Year

Last minute openings at culinary institute provide opportunity for Canadians dreaming of life as a chef

STRATFORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2007) -

ATTN: Food Editors and Lifestyle

The Stratford Chefs School announced today it has two final apprentice openings for the 2007 / 2008 school year which starts on October 29, 2007. Located in picturesque Stratford, Ontario, the School includes more in-class instruction than any other program and provides students with a unique curriculum that covers every aspect of the restaurant industry from cooking and food styling to restaurant design and management.

"The School was at capacity again this year but quite suddenly two apprentice positions became available," says James Morris, Founder, Stratford Chefs School. "With applications coming to a close on October 22, 2007, those who have always dreamed of becoming a chef and want to learn in real restaurant kitchens by restaurant professionals in touch with the industry and changing trends need to act fast and send in their applications."

Working in small groups, students are exposed to a wide variety of culinary traditions and techniques while using the finest and freshest ingredients with an emphasis on local and seasonal foods.

The School's highly-respected faculty is complimented throughout the year with a roster of visiting celebrity chefs from across Canada and around the world. Past celebrity chefs include: Rob Feenie, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Paul Bertolli and Normand Laprise.

"Stratford Chefs School's comprehensive program produces graduates who are in high-demand and immediately employable," adds Mr. Morris. "Our graduates join a world-wide network of more than 450 professionals working in all areas of food and hospitality."

Tuition fees for first-year apprentices are C$6700 and the Stratford Chefs School is OSAP eligible. Students interested in applying for the last two apprentice positions should contact Kim Cosgrove or Jennifer Laurie immediately by telephone at 519-271-1414. More information on the School can be found at www.stratfordchef.on.ca.

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