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*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140
Humber’s Culinary Management diploma program teaches you the skills you need to excel as a chef in the culinary industry. Work in the world’s finest dining establishments, and take advantage of international study opportunities. Kick your career up a notch by competing in on campus, national and international skill competitions such as the Nestlé Professional Minor’s Food Truck Recipe Competition and the Culinary Olympics.
This program will also prepare you to to design, organize, implement, serve and execute your own dinner event in the “Chef's Table” course. Using a market-related themed menu, mise en place and à la carte cooking, students will showcase classical and contemporary techniques and skill. Flavour and presentation are constantly evaluated by the chef instructor.
The Charcuterie and Advanced Gardemanger courses involve students using contemporary level food presentation, styling techniques and becoming proficient with various butchery processes on a wide range of meats. The Emerging Trends course is unique among Ontario colleges.
Students also have the opportunity to experience preparing meals on the Humber Food Truck, Humber’s new classroom on wheels.
In addition, students work alongside some of the country’s best chefs. Students receive unmatched face time with several leading chefs about what’s happening in today’s restaurant scene and food industry.
Note: A fast-track program is implemented for the January start. The first semester (January to April) is immediately followed by the second semester (May to August), resulting in a shorter summer break. The third semester begins in September, allowing students to complete the two-year program in just 16 months.Courses Program Standards
Qualified students will complete work placements in the kitchen of a leading hotel or restaurant, club, resort, hospital, catering operation or corporate setting of their choice for seven weeks unpaid in the fourth semester (40 hours per week). Students are also able to apply for placements across Canada and Europe, which has jumpstarted many successful careers.
This program has an outstanding curriculum that is ever-evolving with current industry trends and guest chefs.
Qualified Culinary Management students are eligible to undertake our short duration or semester abroad options.
Graduates from the program have seen great career success from opening their own restaurants to being voted Top 30 Under 30 by Foodservice and Hospitality Magazine!
Students will have the opportunity to participate in competitions such as Culinary Olympics, Iron Chef, and Nestle Food Truck Recipe Competition to showcase culinary expertise.
Team Humber won GOLD at the 2016 Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany!
Culinary Management student David Lam wins first prize along with other winning Humber students.
Culinary Management students had the opportunity to prepare and serve guests at Queen's Park for Ontario College Day, including MPs and executives from colleges across the province.
Team Humber warmed the guests of the 2016 Holland Marsh Soupfest and satisfied their palates, winning Best Soup in both the People’s Choice and Culinary Institution categories for the second year in a row!
Humber is home to the Canadian Centre of Culinary Arts & Science, Canada’s leading centre of excellence in culinary education, apprenticeship training and culinary research and development.
The demand for passionate, well-trained chefs around the world is constant, and with more than 7,000 restaurants reflecting a wide variety of cultures and cuisines, Toronto is the ideal place to launch your culinary career.
The creative culinary and management skills you’ll gain at Humber will put you in high demand in hotels, restaurants, golf clubs, resorts, hospitals, corporate settings and more. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll be inspired by the potential to start your own business in the future.
Food service is a constantly evolving industry that has never been more in the spotlight, and culinary management at Humber is your gateway.
Qualified students have the opportunity to earn the following certifications:
This program also provides students the opportunity to gain hours required for Red Seal Certification.
Humber has been awarded international recognition from the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program for meeting or exceeding the WACS standards of quality culinary education. This program is approved by WACS for Fast Track Certification for the Master Chef Level.
Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Qualified students in this program are eligible to undertake experiential learning experiences such as the Mediterranean trip to Italy where students experience the food, culture and lifestyle of the Mediterranean.
Qualified students are also eligible to undertake a study abroad service learning trip which provides rewarding experiences and opportunities to do community service around the globe.
These trips operate annually in May and are 10 to 15 days in length.
New study abroad trips and initiatives are introduced each fall. Additional fees apply.
Semester Abroad in Taiwan – students in the program are eligible to complete their fourth semester studies in Taiwan in our Semester Abroad program. Experience life as a student in a different country and get exposed to a new culture. Take your learning opportunities out of the classroom and across the globe and gain new life experiences that you can take with you on your career path. The Semester Abroad options operate annually in the winter semester.
This program is approved by WACS
On May 27, 2017, Solange O., a student in the Culinary Management program, won first place at 2017 SAPUTO National Junior Culinary Challenge.
Ryan Dunn, was announced the winner of “Brew & BBQ” Competition at Humber, on December 5th 2016.
Newly graduated and ready to start their careers, students of the Culinary Skills and Culinary Management programs were treated to an appreciation luncheon in The Humber Room on May 4.
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