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Stratford Chocolate Trail


The Chocolate Trail is a self-guided tour that introduces you to our world-famous confectioners and bakers.   You’ll get to sample our decadent treats and meet the makers who craft these indulgences year round.

Purchase your trail vouchers at Stratford Tourism, 47 Downie Street; Bradshaws, 129 Ontario Street; MacLeods Scottish Shop, 80 Ontario Street; and Small Mart, 119 Ontario Street.

Each trail purchased entitles you to choose six of the stops on a self-guided tour. The Chocolate Trail is offered year-round.

You can also purchase gift certificates to give as gifts to be used at a later date.  

When: Open Mon. to Sat.
from Jul. 31st to Dec. 22nd, 2020
Where: Pick up your vouchers at Stratford Tourism Alliance, Stratford
Cost: $30/Per pass plus HST
Contact: 519-271-5140 or 1-800-561-7926

Open Kitchen @Home | Meal Kit with Video Instruction | Mexican

Make and enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine at home with Chef Instructor: Eli Silverthorne

It’s taco night! But these are not your average tacos, these are Chef Eli’s 72 hour braised Beef* Cheek tacos, prepped for you to finish easily and savour at home. With the help of our Video Tutorials, you’ll quickly bring together this fresh and authentic Mexican meal, with Cauliflower Guacamole Tostada to start, Beef* Tacos and Elotes Mexicanos – grilled Mexican street corn – all prepped from scratch for you to complete. To end the meal – a classic Mexican dessert, Creme Catalana.

Buen provecho!

MEXICAN MEAL KIT includes all pre-measured and prepped components for the following:

Cauliflower Guacamole Tostada with feta & pumpkin seeds

Beef Cheek* Tacos with pickled red onions, Tomatillo salsa, Cojita cheese (3 per kit)

Elotes Mexicanos (Mexican Street Corn)

Crème Catalana
Vegetarian Option available: Substitute cauliflower for beef

Add On: Extra Beef Cheek Taco including shell and toppings $4

PLACE YOUR ORDER by 12 noon Wednesday, September 9.

PICK UP is at the SCS Kitchens, 136 Ontario Street, on Friday, September 11 between 4 – 6pm.

Chef Instructor Eli Silverthorne has planned the meal and will do all the prep; you just have to finish the cooking at home! All the chef-prepped, pre-measured, farm-to-table ingredients you need are packed in the kit; a detailed downloadable recipe booklet with full instructions and video tutorials are also provided.

Chef Eli’s video instruction will show you how to finish and plate your meal, and – if you want more – you can learn how he did the prep as well!

When:  Friday Sep. 11th, 2020
Where: Stratford Chefs School Kitchens, Stratford
Cost: $36 per person ($34.28 + 5% service fee)
Contact: 519-271-1414

Avon Boat Rentals

Paddleboat not for you, then how about a canoe?  
Canoes have been on the river for over 135 years - why not see why with a quiet paddle down the Avon River?  
More adventurous than a paddleboat or a canoe, why not then try one of our kayaks?  

Weather permitting.

When:  Sep. 11th to Sep. 13th, 2020
Where: Avon Boat Rentals, Stratford
Cost: $24/hr/Paddleboats, $25/hr/Canoes, $18/hr/Kayaks (Includes all equipment and taxes)
Contact: 519-271-7739