Algonquin College

Culinary Skills - Chef Training (Ottawa)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Hospitality and Tourism (Ottawa)
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Description:Cooking has become an art, food preparation is more specialized and the industry is demanding; therefore, candidates must be prepared to work long hours, be in good health and be physically fit. This one-year Ontario College Certificate program is designed to train professional cooks with an emphasis on culinary skills and hands-on experience. Students study food preparation, baking techniques, the control of food costs, computer applications, sanitation and safety procedures, and nutrition and menu planning, in order to acquaint themselves with the working conditions that can be expected upon graduation.

Some hands-on classes are held during the evenings and weekends in the College`s Restaurant International, and students receive many opportunities to be involved in real world experiences, both at the College and at various hotels, restaurants and event facilities to further refine and develop their knowledge and skills. Students have the opportunity to participate in many events, competitions and activities that the culinary programs are involved in throughout the community, in order to complete a mandatory 40 hours of field placement per semester, which is required for graduation from the program.


URL:Culinary Skills - Chef Training (Ottawa) at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,714
International: $15,264

Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $5,713.94. International tuition/ancillary Fees: $15,263.94.
Scholarships:9
Careers:ChefsCooks

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 11, 2015