Program Code: 1861
School: School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts
Credential: Ontario College Diploma
Program Type: Post-secondary program
Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters
Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer
In the Culinary Management program, you'll discover that whether creatively designing a restaurant menu or planning culinary events within large hotel operations, working with food to provide world-class culinary experiences for guests is one of the most rewarding careers.
With a focus on using local Ontario food products and learning about seasonal cooking, this college diploma program will teach you the necessary skills and knowledge to create exquisite menus and dishes inspired by global food trends and flavors.
You'll also graduate with important industry certifications such as Smart Serve, Safe Food Handlers, and CPR, making you job-ready.
The art of cooking, blended with the skill of team leadership and business entrepreneurship, will ensure that when you graduate from this Culinary Management program, you'll find exciting career opportunities in the fast-paced, ever-changing industry. This field will take you anywhere you want to go. All you need is hard work, drive, and passion.
It’s Your Shift Training and Awareness Program
The program will include an innovative industry training and awareness certification, It’s Your Shift. The certification will equip you with crucial knowledge and provide current resources focused on sexual harassment prevention and safe practices for intervention as a frontline worker or manager. It will support you, as you enter the hospitality industry, to become a leader in the prevention of sexual harassment and contribute to the evolution of safe and welcoming work environments.
The Ocean Wise Program
The School of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts and The Local Cafe and Restaurant use delicious and ocean-friendly Ocean Wise products. Ocean Wise is a conservation and education program that works with chefs, restaurants, and seafood suppliers to help them with sustainable seafood sourcing.
Feast On® Certification
Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts has become the first academic institution to receive Feast On® certification for its sourcing of local food and beverage products used in the academic programs and the School's experiential learning foodservice operations. The Culinary Tourism Alliance established Feast On as a certification program that recognizes businesses committed to sourcing Ontario-grown and -produced food and drink.