|Semester 1||Domestic Fee||International Fee*|
|Semester 2||Domestic Fee||International Fee*|
*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125
From the business side of hospitality, to à la carte cuisine, Humber’s Culinary Skills certificate program prepares you for a career as a professional chef. Gain theoretical and practical skills while learning in cutting-edge labs and real-world settings with the latest kitchen technology and equipment.
The program also includes seven weeks of industry work experience. More than half the graduates of this one-year program continue on for another year and complete the Culinary Management diploma program or enter our Cook Apprenticeship program.
Students also have the opportunity to experience preparing meals on the Humber Food Truck, Humber’s new classroom on wheels.
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).Courses Program Standards
Qualified students will complete a seven-week work placement following semester two (40 hours/week). This unpaid work experience takes place in the kitchens of leading hotels or restaurants in the Greater Toronto Area.
Watch the video to discover which team was victorious during the 2015 Humber Iron Chef competition.
Which student chef took home the $1000 for the winning recipe? Watch the video to find out!
Watch the video to find out who out-cooked their competition to become Humber Iron Chef champion in 2014.
Humber Culinary students took part in Holland Marsh Soup Fest. Watch the video to find out more about this great event!
Humber is the home of the Canadian Centre of Culinary Arts & Science, Canada’s leading centre of excellence in culinary education, apprenticeship training and culinary research and development.
Students have the opportunity to gain experience working on our Humber Food Truck.
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, 2016.
Launch your career as a chef in the $60 billion Canadian foodservice industry with our intense and dynamic program.
Trained chefs are always in demand in locations such as:
From line cook to magazine test kitchens and airline headquarters, the diversity of venues for the chef’s art and science is unmatched. And if you’re among those who dream of owning your own restaurant or bar, this is where you start.
Train with world-class faculty, including multiple award-winning chefs, and follow in the footsteps of the many provincial and national competition award-winners and Olympians this program has produced.
Qualified students have the opportunity to earn the TrainCan – BASIC f.s.t.™ Food Safety and Sanitation Certification as part of their curriculum.
Humber’s culinary and pastry programs have 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. Humber College is the only institution in Canada to receive this accreditation.
Additional requirements may apply.
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.
Each year on the 20th of October we celebrate the International Chefs Day. On this day many workshops and activities are hosted around the world for thousands of children to learn about eating healthy.
Culinary Management graduate Vince Capitano started working in the culinary industry over a decade ago. This month his industry experience and education prepared him to cook for royalty.
Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
Culinary students may qualify for study abroad opportunities.
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