School of Culinary Arts

Food and Beverage Service

1 year Ontario College Certificate

Hands-on experience in Canadore's casual fine dining restaurant, 100 Elements


The Food and Beverage industry is a major employer in Canada and the 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 venues. Gain practical experience in class, on placement and in Canadore’s restaurant. 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

  • Food and Beverage Server
  • Bartender
  • Wine Server
  • Banquet Server

What You Learn

  • Customer experience and service excellence
  • Wine, beer and spirits
  • Wine and food pairing
  • Coffee and tea service
  • Leadership and management
  • Business development
  • Restaurant operations

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

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

2018-2019 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3022.5 $1154 - $150 $4326.5

2018-2019 1 year Ontario College Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12061.14 $1742 - $150 $13953.14
Ontario College Certificate

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.

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Further Your Education to programs such as:

  • Culinary Skills - Chef Training
  • Culinary Management

Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123