Satisfy Your Cravings for Creativity at Culinary School
Discover your passion for cooking or baking at Holland College's Culinary Institute of Canada.
Are you someone who enjoys being creative? Do you like to travel? Do you enjoy cooking or baking? Do you like experimenting with different cuisines? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then culinary school could be the best path for you!
But where could you study this? The Culinary Institute of Canada (CIC), Canada’s premiere culinary school, at Holland College provides first-class industry-based training in Culinary Arts, International Hospitality Management, and Pastry Arts.
What to expect at the Culinary Institute of Canada
At Holland College, our programs are developed in consultation with industry to prepare you to meet national standards in the food and beverage, and hospitality industries. While you are here, you’ll get hands-on experience in the kitchens of The Dining Room, a contemporary à la carte restaurant; in The Marché, an upscale cafeteria-style food service; in our retail production kitchens which prepare food for our Grab & Go onsite market. You will learn your skills in our state-of-the-art facilities, and then you will get a chance to hone them during an internship.
The Culinary Institute of Canada is located in the Tourism and Culinary Centre. Take a virtual tour of the Tourism and Culinary Centre.
Programs at the Culinary Institute of Canada
Discover the types of programs you can choose to pursue:
Earn a diploma in Culinary Arts in our two-year diploma program. You will learn all you need to know, from basic knife skills to advanced food preparation. Our on-site training restaurants ensure you are prepared for an exciting career in this fast-paced industry, and you earn apprenticeship hours while you are learning.
International Hospitality Management
Study International Hospitality Management and learn how to manage all the details that make a restaurant, resort, hotel, or nightclub a great experience for customers. Our business courses complement specialized training for food service, catering, and hotel operations, and you will participate in practicums in our dining room and at local hotels during this two-year program.
Take the one-year Pastry Arts program and become a pastry chef or baker. Learn to bake breads, pies, cakes, cookies, creams, and pastries. Perfect your pastry skills by creating desserts for customers of our on-site restaurants each day.
So, if you’re someone who likes bringing joy to others through food, then you may find your passion in a program at the Culinary Institute of Canada.
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