Culinary Skills - Chef Training

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Train with award-winning chefs de cuisine and experienced professors

Overview

Start a career as a professional chef or cook in today's growing culinary industry. Train in our cutting-edge production kitchen. Learn valuable skills in food preparation, presentation and kitchen management in a real-world setting.

Note: Graduates of this program are eligible for direct entry into the second year of the Culinary Management program.


Your Future Career

  • Chef de partie
  • First cook
  • Sous chef
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Line cook

What You Learn

  • Baking and pastry arts
  • Food, beverage and kitchen management
  • Restaurant food production
  • Food preparation and culinary skills
  • Wines

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.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

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

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2020-2021 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1234.09 $500 $200 $4654.33

2020-2021 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 $500 $200 $15308.75

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

Knife Kit

The Knife kits can be purchased through
Trans Canada Store and Restaurant Supply
1183 Fisher Street
North Bay, Ontario, P1B 2G8
705.474.5726 or 1.800.461.1668

The content and quality of the tools included in the kit have been carefully selected by the chefs to assist in the successful completion of the program and are items that you will use throughout your career. All items are required. The cost of the kit is $499.58 + $64.95 HST = $564.53.


Culinary Uniform

The Culinary Uniform cost is included in your ancillary funds. You must call Michelle at Stitch Row, 705-471-3291 by July 10 with your sizing. She will deliver and distribute the uniforms 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.


Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

Ontario College Certificate 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