School of Culinary Arts

Food and Beverage Service

1 year Ontario College Certificate

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

  • 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

Semester 1

CMM 125 College Communication
FAB 100 Service Excellence
FAB 120 Practical Experience
FAB 130 Cost Control for FAB
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
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - $150 $4054.02

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 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.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

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