Culinary Skills

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 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.

A student prepares dishes in the Culinary course

Start Date

September 2023

Program Length

Two semesters, Full-time


Fort Frances, Kenora, Sioux Lookout


Ontario College Certificate
Canadore College

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Grade 12 English (ENG4C/ENG4U), equivalent, or mature student test.


Tuition (Semester 1):

Tuition (Semester 2):


Michael Jones
(807) 274-2796

Rhonda Miller
(807) 468-3096

Your Future Career

  • Chef de partie
  • First cook
  • Sous chef
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Line cook


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
CUL160 Pastry Arts
CUL182 Kitchen Operations
CUL190 Restaurant Food Production
HRM100 Wines
GENED General Education Elective - Online (CUL Sem 2)
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