Fleming's two-year Culinary Management program is designed to provide graduates with strong, entry level culinary management techniques, life skills and interpersonal skills which will contribute to your potential for career advancement in a team-based hospitality environment.
|Program Status:||Accepting Applications|
|Co-ordinator:||Steve Moghini Email|
|Credential:||Ontario College Diploma|
|Start Dates:||January 12, 2015|
|Tuition Fees:||$1,893.09 per semester*|
|* Tuition and fees subject to change.|
You will also be exposed to new directions and trends in the culinary sector such as the field to fork approach to food; the impact of the local food movement. After completing on-the-job training requirements (in addition to your college diploma), graduates are eligible to write the provincial Trade of Cook Certificate of Qualifications examination.
Why Choose Fleming
- Extensive and varied applied learning hours in the program will prepare you for success in any culinary career area you choose
- Because of our location in the heart of the Kawarthas, we have access to local, fresh produce and have strong partnerships with local farm and food artisan communities
- Solid grounding in foundation culinary skills plus the flexibility and freedom to explore your culinary passion and interests
- Personal interaction with your faculty and fellow students in small classes
During your studies, you will be required to complete a minimum 160-hour in-school practicum. Your entire final semester involves a 270-hour Applied Project, where you will be involved in the daily operations and management of Fulford's, our in-school restaurant and a 90-hour industry-based placement. These extensive and varied workplace experiences will provide you with the opportunity to practice the theories and skills you have been studying in the program.
Your career options are varied--from a chef in a restaurant or institutional setting to catering company owner to food truck entrepreneur. Work locally, or make travel part of your culinary adventure.
- Chef or Cook
- Sous Chef
- Kitchen Manager
- Cafeteria Manager
- Concept Restaurant Entrepreneur
- Sales Agent for a Multi-National Food Supplier
- Restaurant of Café Manager
Minimum Admission Requirements
OSSD with the majority of credits at the College (C) and Open (O) level, including
- 2 College (C) English courses (Grade 11 or Grade 12)
- 1 College (C) Math course (Grade 11)
When (C) is the minimum course level for admission, (U) or (U/C) courses are also accepted.
Recommended (but not required for admission):
- Grade 12 College (C) Math course
If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.
* Students starting in January are required to attend classes over the summer semester.
Related Programs- Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship
The Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship program (CODA) option allows you to earn a Culinary Management business diploma and your in-school apprenticeship training in just 2 years. The program also includes a 15-week paid summer work placement.
Students apply to the Culinary Management program (CM) through OCAS (www.ocas.ca) and once accepted into the program, will then go through an interview process to qualify for the Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship stream.Students must also register as an apprentice.
Contact Steven Benns, for more information on our CODA program: email@example.com
Other related hospitality programs include Chef Training, Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Tourism and Travel.
Students should be in good physical and mental health. Independent physical mobility and manual dexterity are essential in cooking. If you have a medical concern, you are strongly advised to discuss your concerns with your program co-ordinator, and to consult with your doctor. Students are strongly urged to obtain vaccination against Hepatitis B prior to the practical component of this program.
Plan on $950 for first semester books and supplies and $600 for subsequent semesters.
For more information see the Pathways to University page.
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