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Program Goals

Students will learn all basic and advanced cooking fundamentals, baking skills and gain additional practical knowledge of food safety, sanitation, nutrition, international cuisines, and menu modification. They will also possess practical experience in a wide range of advanced cooking skills and techniques. They will apply those new abilities into separate food service experiences: Café, BIstro and Chef's Table. As a capstone course, Chef's Table incorporates greater management focus in areas of marketing, promoting and cost analysis. Graduates will be able to enter a wide variety of cooking, catering and other food and beverage positions. Field placements can provide opportunities for networking with community partners and offer on the job experiences to enhance employment opportunities post-graduation or with part-time jobs during your program enrolment. Required certification in Food Handlers Certificate and Smart Serve allow students to improve their Professional Development protfolio.

This program will appeal to students who have a love of cooking. They must be good at multi-tasking and have the ability to work quickly, while still paying attention to detail.

Program Highlights

  • All faculty are journeyman certified chefs
  • Learning enterprise, kitchen facilities
  • Great student-teacher ratio
  • Curriculum designed to the learner
  • Student run dining room (3 semesters)
  • Curriculum is above ministry standards and guidelines for Cook Apprenticeship
  • Partnership opportunities with local events, farmers, purveyors and industry related businesses
  • Field Placement

Laptop Requirements

It is required that students purchase a laptop with a Windows operating system.

Internet Speed Requirements

For best performance for students learning remotely, an internet connection with a minimum of 40 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload speed is recommended in order to effectively use video conferencing and remote lecture deliver software as well as, other online resources remotely. Due to the large area over which students may be dispersed, we are unable to recommend a specific provider, so you will need to inquire around your area to find one that best suits your needs.

Minimum Laptop Requirements

In order to access the internet and virtually-delivered software and courseware, student laptops should include the following at a minimum. By meeting the following specifications, students will be equipped to access software and courseware on their laptop through the internet:

  • Intel i3 Processor or equivalent
  • 4 GB of RAM or more
  • 100 GD HDD or more
  • HD Graphics
  • Webcam with a microphone
  • Wireless 802.11n/ac 5ghz capable
  • Windows Operating System (Windows 10)


To ensure students are getting the most out of their classroom experience, some software will be required.

Lambton College has made this software easily accessible online. Students can leverage our Microsoft Office 365 software packages and services. In addition, much of the software you require for your courses will be available on demand for use on any device – on or off campus.

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