St. Lawrence College

Culinary Management

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Field of Study:Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Description:The exciting and growing world of professional culinary arts offers talented and committed individuals a wide spectrum of opportunity. In Canada, and internationally, skilled chefs are very much in demand. Whether in a leading edge restaurant, resort or hotel, catering operations or product development kitchens, a rewarding career awaits the prepared and qualified individual. This diploma level program will provide graduates with the skills and training needed to achieve higher levels of employment in the professional culinary industry.

Good chefs are more than good cooks; they also have to be a good manager of their kitchen and its outlets. For any student who aspires to become a professional chef, this two-year diploma program will provide you with all of the necessary foundation skills for success in the industry. In addition to courses in Culinary Techniques, Vegetarian and International Cookery and Bakery Skills, Culinary Management students will study business communications, management practices, nutrition, menu planning and development and applied computer skills.The training will prepare our students to successfully meet the demands of the industry as well-rounded graduates with technical and interpersonal skills. This program provides the complete in-school portion of the Basic and Advanced Apprenticeship certification programs.
URL:Culinary Management at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,788
International: $16,635

Knife kit: approx. $500.00 - $550.00
Uniform package: $150.00 - $175.00
Textbooks: approx. $150.00 - $200.00
Careers:Restaurant and Food Service Managers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 course at the C, U, or M level including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 11 Math at the C, U or M level

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * 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 July 28, 2018