Ontario College Certificate
About the program
Please note that this program begins in January 2024 and runs through the summer.
Start a career as a professional chef or cook in today’s growing culinary industry. Learn valuable skills in food preparation, presentation and kitchen management in SGEI’s culinary lab. Students will learn Indigenous cuisine, baking and pastry arts, restaurant food production, culinary skills, wines, kitchen management, and more. Graduates of this program are eligible for direct entry into the second year of the Culinary Management program.
|CUL103||–||Fundamentals of Food Preparation|
|CUL114||–||Applied Culinary Skills|
|CUL116||–||Products Standards & Market Form|
|CUL123||–||Healthy Living, Healthy Eating|
|CUL130||–||Baking for Cooks|
|CUL150||–||Sanitation & Safety|
|CMM125||–||College Communications I|
|CUL118||–||Cost Control I|
|CUL132||–||Introduction to Food Services|
|CUL190||–||Restaurant Food Production|
|GENED||–||General Education Elective - Online (CUL Sem 2)|
Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Grade 12 English (ENG4C/ENG4U), equivalent, or mature student test.
Are you missing program prerequisites?
Are you missing prerequisites for a program? We can help! SGEI offers common prerequisite courses during the summer, or we can arrange for you to complete a test to enter the program. All you have to do is apply, and we will be in touch with you.
- Tuition (Semester 1): $1876.12
- Tuition (Semester 2): $1747.12
If you need assistance funding your education, visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about bursaries, grants, OSAP and more.
Meet your coordinator(s)
Our dedicated program coordinators are here to help you succeed, both in and out of the classroom.
Have questions? Connect with a coordinator!
Have questions about this program? Contact a coordinator directly or submit your question(s) below and a program coordinator will reach out to you.
Graduates from the Culinary Skills program can expect to find work as a, chef de partie, first cook, sous chef, chef de cuisine, or line cook in a professional kitchen.
Where you might work
- Catering business
- Food and beverage industry
- Test kitchens