|Field of Study:||Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
|Description:||Considered the best in Canada, the Professional Cooking program at SAIT is delivered by world-renowned chefs who provide expert, handson training. In fact, we offer the highest amount of hands-on training available in any culinary program in North America. The program has recruited chefs with diverse, global backgrounds to offer you an amazing experience. As a Professional Cooking student at SAIT, you will have the opportunity to train and interact with 20 leading culinary professionals in only two years.
During this two year diploma program, you will be trained in all aspects of the culinary trade including foundational cooking techniques, garde manger, culinary perspectives, and patisserie. In an industry experiencing high demand, graduates from SAIT's Professional Cooking program gain valuable, real-life experience, and are well prepared for a diverse range of options in the dynamic culinary world. As a student, you will learn essential cooking skills and current trends through repetitive production style cooking for the public under the watchful eyes of our professional chefs-just like you would in a real kitchen. The capstone of the program is cooking for the public in the famous Highwood, rated as one of the top restaurants by OpenTable guests, as well as the Culinary Campus, one of Calgary's top restaurants for 2013, where you will prepare world-class cuisine in a live classroom environment.