Food and Beverage Service

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Certifcate
Length of study: 
1 year
Study options: 
Campus location: 
College Drive

The Food and Beverage industry is a major employer in Canada and demand for skilled workers is exploding both domestically and around the globe. Labour shortages are expected to skyrocket within the next two decades. Train for front-line service at hotels, resorts, restaurants, and other tourism agencies. Gain practical experience in class, on placement and in Canadore’s very own casual fine dining restaurant, 100 Elements. Train with experienced professors in our fully-equipped production kitchens and gain the essential skills needed to be successful in this exciting industry.


Your Future Career

What You Learn

  • Food and Beverage Server
  • Bartender
  • Wine Server
  • Banquet Server
  • Customer experience and service excellence
  • Wine, Beer and Spirits
  • Wine and food pairing
  • Coffee and tea service
  • Leadership and management
  • Business development
  • Restaurant Operations
Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

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Semester 1

CMM 125College Communication
FAB 100Service Excellence
FAB 120Practical Experience
FAB 130Cost Control for FAB
FAB 140Wine, Beer and Spirits
FAB 160Principles of Coffee and Tea Service
CUL 150Sanitation and Safety

Semester 2

FAB 200Enhancing the Customer Experience
FAB 220Wine Appreciation and Food Pairing
FAB 240Business Development
FAB 260Leadership and Management in a Hospitality Setting
FAB 280Industry Placement
GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

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Learning Outcomes : 

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