Culinary Management

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Learn the art of ice carving


Upcoming Intakes:

Spring 2024: Canadore @ Stanford – Scarborough

Fall 2024: College Drive – North Bay

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: Study in Ireland at the Technological University of the Shannon, Midlands and Midwest as part of an exchange or graduate pathway.

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

CMM125 College Communications I
CUL103 Fundamentals of Food Preparation
CUL114 Applied Culinary Skills
CUL116 Products Standards and Market Form
CUL123 Healthy Living, Healthy Eating
CUL130 Baking for Cooks
CUL150 Sanitation and Safety

Semester 2

CUL118 Cost Control I
CUL132 Introduction to Food Service
CUL160 Pastry Arts
CUL182 Kitchen Operations + Food and Beverage
CUL190 Restaurant Food Production
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CM Sem 2)
HRM100 Wines

Semester 3

CUL215 Applied A La Carte Cooking
CUL218 Cost Control II
CUL253 Contemporary Cuisine Theory
CUL271 Applied Computing - Hospitality
CUL290 Cultural Culinary Lifestyle
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CM Sem 3)
HRM222 Menu Planning
HRM225 Hospitality Marketing

Semester 4

CUL230 Buffet/Quantity Cooking
CUL242 International Contemporary Cuisine
CUL245 Garde Manger/Culinary Display
CUL247 Business Development
CUL249 Foundation of Food and Wine Pairing
PSY100 Foundation of Psychology I

2024-25 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1362.5 $720 $200 $5002.74
2 $2720.24 $1200.5 - $500 $4600.74

2024-25 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $15547.54 $1942.5 $720 $200 $18410.04
2 $15547.54 $1780.5 - $500 $17828.04

2024-25 2 years Ontario College Diploma

Canadore @ Stanford – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
2 $15547.5 $1259 - $500 $17306.5


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


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

You will also need:

Uniform kits will be delivered and distributed to the college on the first day of classes. 

  • Shoes
    Non slip black leather, shoes are a requirement for working in the labs. Non slip shoes can be found at various locations, some of which include: Walmart, Mark’s Work Wear house and online at Shoes for Crews. Please remember you are on your feet for many hours, make sure the shoes are comfortable.

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

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There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.