Our immersive 16-Week Summer Culinary Program provides students with the opportunity to earn a Cook: Basic Level 1 Diploma in only 16 weeks, through intensive hands-on training. This Private Career College (PCC) Program is ideal for career changers, or anyone interested in kick-starting their culinary career.
The Summer Diploma Program offers the same 16 week curriculum as the first half (Level 1) of our 32-week Professional Diploma program, delivered on a modified Summer schedule.
Fast Track Opportunity | Qualified Graduates of the Summer Program may be invited directly into the second half (Level 2) of our 32-Week Professional Program with Enriched Cook Apprenticeship in October if space is available.
The Summer Program begins by teaching the basic skills and techniques from both French and Italian classic culinary traditions and evolves into contemporary, cutting edge and International technique and skill set training.
Hands-on cooking classes run five days a week and are complemented by theoretical course components for a complete culinary curriculum. Cookery classes include four savoury-focused and one pastry-focused class per week.
The theory curriculum focuses on expanding student knowledge in subjects related to the culinary and hospitality fields including: service, sanitation, communications, writing, food costing, food history, nutrition, gastronomy, wine and kitchen management.
Our Summer Program allows students to earn their Cook: Basic Level 1 Diploma in 16 weeks, through immersive, hands-on training.
The Summer Program begins by teaching the basic skills and techniques from both French and Italian classic culinary traditions.