Grand Diploma + Industry CO-OP Program

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Grand Diploma + Industry CO-OP Program

1 Year, Full-Time Grand Diploma Program

5 days per week / 7 hours per day: on-site & online

1,680 hours + 1 year paid Industry CO-OP

Our Grand Diploma + CO-OP is specifically designed with our international students in mind and combines our popular Grand Diploma with a one year paid co-op position in industry.  Student Services and your chef instructor will work closely with you to place you in a CO-OP position that is most suited to your strengths and interests. This is your passport to the professional food scene.

Canadian Residents

Tuition: $40,052


Application Fee: $150
Text Books: $300
Course Materials: $1,334
Other: $100

International Students

Tuition: $52,050


Application Fee: $550
Text Books: $300
Course Materials: $1,334
Other: $100

Program Overview

This program will cover all topics in both six-month Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs.

  • Introduction to Professional Kitchens
  • Food Safe & Serve It Right
  • Farm to Table, Sustainability & Zero Waste
  • Mastering Knife Skills
  • Stocks, Soups & Sauces
  • Moist & Dry Heat Cooking Methods
  • Poultry, Lamb, Beef & Pork Butchery
  • Charcuterie
  • Fish & Shellfish
  • Legumes, Grains & Starches
  • Mother Sauces & Derivatives
  • Pasta Making
  • Egg Cookery
  • Cheese Tasting
  • Vegetables – Preparation & Cooking Methods
  • Culinary Food Trends
  • Global Cuisines
  • Sensory & Palate Training
  • Fermentation Techniques
  • Coffee & Tea Education
  • Introduction to Wine & Food Pairings
  • Pastry Foundations
  • Ingredient Functions
  • The Science of Baking
  • Baker’s Math
  • Quick Breads
  • Fundamentals of Breadmaking
  • Principles of Artisan Breads
  • Sauces, Coulis & Compotes
  • Cremes, Flans & Custards
  • Croissant, Danish & Puff Pastry
  • Cookies
  • Classical French Pastries & Desserts
  • Frozen Desserts
  • Baked Cakes & Sponges
  • Modern & Classic Cakes
  • Mousse Cakes
  • Pies & Tarts
  • Choux Pastry - Eclairs & Profiteroles
  • Chocolate
  • Confections
  • Plated Desserts
  • Nutrition & Special Diets (GF, Vegan, etc.)
  • Plant-Based Foods & Desserts
  • Molecular Gastronomy
  • Catering Development & Preparation
  • Food & Beverage Operation Management
  • Menu Engineering & Food Costing
  • Industry Networking
  • Food Photography & Styling
  • Portfolio & Resume Workshops
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Entrepreneurship

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