Culinary Arts & Design (High School)
The Culinary Arts & Design program provides students with the practical skills and knowledge required to enter the food service industry. The program is Level 1 apprenticeship accredited and allows experienced food production personnel to enhance existing skills.
At A Glance
Duration2 school years part-time
additional supplies$445.00 (purchased by student)
*Fees, books and supplies may be subject to change.
Next start dates:
- September 2018
- February 2019
Classes held half-days:
- New Students: 12:30 pm to 3:15 pm
- Retruning Students: 8:45am to 11:30 am
Applicants should be currently enrolled in or have successfully completed credits or the equivalent standing from a Canadian school in:
- Grade 10 Math (20S)
- Grade 10 English Language Arts (20F)
Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package.
The MITT Culinary Arts and Design program provides students with the practical skills and knowledge to succeed in an exciting career in the culinary industry. As an accredited apprenticeship program, this program offers hands-on experience in all facets of food preparation and production including basic food service, baking, meat and poultry preparation, banquet and buffet service, inventory control, and menu planning. This career path is ideal for individuals who are creative, love teamwork, have physical stamina and an ability to thrive under pressure, and are passionate about food.
Students completing the Culinary Arts & Design program are recognized by Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade, Apprenticeship Branch as having achieved Level 1 Cook Apprenticeship status.
Phone: (204) 989-6500
The final credit in the program is a work practicum. The student will be placed at a food service establishment determined by availability, student capabilties and\or preference, where they will practice their skills and expand their knowledge.
MITT does not guarantee practicum placements and, in such situations, the Institute will explore alternative options for program completion with a student.
Students who successfully complete the accredited program with an accumulative average of 70% or better in the trade subjects and level for which the program was accredited, gain employment and register as an apprentice within two years of graduating, will receive credit for Level 1 in-school technical training and 1350 hours in the Cook Apprenticeship program.