Culinary Arts

Course Description

Sharpen your culinary skills and become a professional cook.

Learn the art and delivery of an exceptional culinary experience. Gain knowledge and skills in classic cooking fundamentals as well as current industry trends, taught by passionate chef-instructors.

Why Culinary Arts ?

The Culinary Arts Diploma program combines classroom theory with hands-on training as you rotate through two-week blocks in a commercial-grade kitchen.

Passionate instructors train and guide you in small groups through the different techniques and styles of cooking. Top off your culinary education with skills in cooking principles, Culinary/Knife Skills & Mise en Place, Desserts and Basics in Baking. Our dedicated faculty inspire a lifelong passion for excellence in the culinary industry that embraces environmental, social and economic sustainability.

Upon graduation, you will receive:

  • A Diploma in Culinary Arts
With this diploma, you will be prepared to complete your apprenticeship to obtain your Red Seal in a field with an incredible array of job opportunities.

1354 Hours


Grade 12 or equivalent, or mature student status plus successful completion of college entrance test


$ 10,956

Courses Covered
  • Introduction to Cooking and Food Services
  • Cooking Principles
  • Culinary Terms, Knife Skills and Mise en Place
  • Nutrition
  • Certified Food Handlers Course
  • Sanitation, Safety And Equipment
  • Stocks, Soups, Sauces
  • Vegetables, Fruits, Starches And Farinaceous
  • Meats, Fish And Poultry
  • Breakfast Cookery
  • Hot And Cold Beverages
  • Dairy Products
  • Garde Manger
  • Flavors And Seasonings
  • Principles Of Baking
  • Basics In Baking
  • Desserts
  • Menu Planning, Food Costing, Math & Culinary Math
  • Computer Applications
  • Life, Employability Skills & Communication
  • Work Experience
Career Opportunities
You’ll be able to find employment throughout Canada and abroad in a variety of culinary roles, including:
  • Baker
  • Banquet chef
  • Business owner
  • Caterer
  • Corporate chef
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Food sales representative
  • Line cook
  • Prep cook
  • Sous chef
Funding Options

Student may be eligible, if qualified, for Federal and Provincial loans, grants or awards. Students may also qualify for EI, Band Funding, MMF Funding or even loans facilitated by us. For details please visit

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