School of Culinary Arts

Culinary Management

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Start an exciting career that could take you across the globe.


Work in a world-class resort or on a cruise ship, or go into business for yourself - the possibilities are limitless. You will be trained by highly skilled professors and chefs de cuisine, and will gain the culinary skills and management techniques necessary to make you highly sought-after in your field. Modern culinary skills and techniques will be practiced in a real-world setting including liquid nitrogen applications, buffet work, pastry arts and restaurant food production; you will even learn the elegant art of ice carving.

Your Future Career

  • Executive chef
  • Private chef
  • Catering chef
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Sous chef
  • Chef consultant

What You Learn

  • A la carte cooking
  • International cuisine
  • Wines
  • Menu design/Culinary display
  • Buffet/Quantity cooking
  • Facilities design and equipment selection
  • Baking and pastry arts
  • Restaurant food production

Study Abroad: Take part in an international exchange and spend one semester overseas!

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Semester 1

CUL 103 Fundamentals of Food Preparation
CUL 114 Applied Culinary Skills
CUL 116 Products Standards and Market Form
CUL 123 Healthy Living, Healthy Eating
CUL 130 Baking for Cooks
CUL 150 Sanitation and Safety
CMM 125 College Communication I

Semester 2

GENED General Education Elective - Online
CUL 118 Cost Control I
CUL 132 Introduction to Food Service (7 wks)
CUL 160 Pastry Arts
CUL 182 Kitchen Operations + Food and Beverage
CUL 190 Restaurant Food Production (7 wks)
HRM 100 Wines

Semester 3

CUL 215 Applied A La Carte Cooking
CUL 218 Cost Control II
CUL 253 Contemporary Cuisine Theory
CUL 271 Applied Computer Applications for the Hospitality Industry
CUL 290 Cultural Culinary Lifestyle
HRM 222 Menu Design
HRM 225 Hospitality Marketing
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 4

PSY 100 Foundations of Psychology I
CUL 230 Buffet/Quantity Cooking
CUL 242 International Contemporary Cuisine (1 night/wk)
CUL 245 Garde Manger/Culinary Display
HRM 260 Facilities Design, Development and Equipment Selection
HRM 275 Human Relations/Supervisory Development
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - $200 $4104.02
2 2849.02 $1010 - $300 $4159.02

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

Online Campus Shop

You will also need:

Uniforms and culinary kits are mandatory in all lab classes and are required for the first day of classes. It is strongly recommended that your uniform and knife packages be purchased before July 31st to avoid delays in shipping and to ensure you have the required items in time. The Canadore College School of Culinary Arts maintains a standard for both the culinary tool kit and the uniform package which cannot be deviated from. 


Suggested Supplier :
Campus Shop
100 College Drive
North Bay, Ontario, P1B 8K9 
705.474.7600 ext. 5347

 Students will be able to try on the uniform for sizing on the first day of classes in the Campus Shop.  To streamline the process, if you are in North Bay throughout the Summer you can stop by the Campus Shop and have this completed in advance.

This package does not include the following necessary items for service in 100 Elements Restaurant and must be purchased by the individual:

  • Black Dress Socks – apx. $7.00
  • Black Dress pants – apx. $40.00
  • Black Non Slip Shoes -must have black soles, black laces (if applicable), no open toe or heel and comfortable due to long hours of standing. – apx. $60.00
  • Black Belt – apx. $15.00

Culinary Tool Kit:

The content and quality have been selected to assist in the successful completion of the program. All items are required.

Suggested Supplier:
Trans Canada Store and Restaurant Supply
1183 Fisher Street
North Bay, Ontario, P1B 2G8
705.474.5726 or 1.800.461.1668
Click to order the package online -

Ontario College Diploma along with Smart Serve, WHIMIS and Food Safety Training.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?

Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Jennifer Sutton – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139