Canadian Culinary Operations

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Program Code: CCOS (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Term 1 CLN-1181 Safety and Sanitation CLN-1194 Applied Culinary Techniques CLN-1091 Basic Baking Concepts CLN-1143 Bakeshop Applications CLN-2502 Successful Food Service Operations in Canada CLN-1703 Canadian Food Fundamentals and Principles CLN-1504 Canadian Cafe Creations CLN-1383 Restaurant Career Management in Canada Term 2 CLN-2613 Elements of Nutrition CLN-2374 Nutritional Menu Modifications CLN-2194 Bistro 2.0 CLN-2343 Management by Menu HCL-1204 Leadership Development Management CLN-3304 Geographical Gastronomy CPS-1001 Co-op Preparation and Success Term 3 CLN-2214 Gardé Manger - Charcuterie Practical CLN-3203 Sustainable Agriculture CLN-3124 Chef's Table MKT-1103 Social Media Marketing CLN-3402 Science of Food and Beverage CLN-3504 Advanced Baking and Cake Design CPS-2001 Career Preparation and Success Academic Break Academic Break Term 4 CPL-1049 Co-op Work Term

The Lambton College Canadian Culinary Operations, Ontario College Graduate Certificate is a two-year program that introduces students to the traditional as well as the unique practices of Canadian-inspired culinary dishes. Students experience all facets of the Canadian food industry where trends and dining culture are constantly evolving.

Program curriculum reflects the demanding knowledge and skills required of a successful culinary professional who must constantly adapt to all Canadian industry standards regardless of the enterprise. Faculty are committed to sharing with students the importance of sustainable practices as it applies to purchasing and preparing local foods in various Canadian environments. Specific courses on applied nutrition, geographical gastronomy and the science of food and beverage reflect changing consumer tastes.

The program prioritizes experiential learning in all terms. Students enhance their skills and abilities in Canadian restaurant operations for Café, Bistro and Fine Dining in Lambton College's student-run enterprise, Capstones. Related curriculum provided in the program emphasizes the importance of operating a fiscally responsible food business through the application of business principles and costing and control practices. Technology and mobile applications are integrated into business operations with a focus on the development of marketing and promotional strategies. Students work in accordance with relevant industry, organization and legal standards and regulations, as well as Canadian industry best practices for health, safety, sanitation, quality assurance and customer service.

The professional focus and high standards of the Canadian Culinary Operations program serves graduates well when it comes time to begin their careers. Program graduates may perform effectively as members of food and beverage service teams in Canadian establishments. They are prepared for employment opportunities in a range of settings including: restaurants, bakeries, hotels, spas, motels, resorts, cruise ships, hospitals, industrial kitchens, long-term care institutions, and catering companies. Some graduates may find fulfillment in entrepreneurial opportunities.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent

Employment Opportunities

The professional focus and high standards of the Canadian Culinary Operations, Ontario College Graduate Certificate will serve graduates well when it comes time to begin their careers. Program graduates may perform effectively as members of food and beverage service teams. They are prepared for employment opportunities in a range of settings including: restaurants, bakeries, hotels, spas, motels, resorts, cruise ships, hospitals, industrial kitchens, long-term care institutions, and catering companies. Some graduates will find fulfillment in entrepreneurial opportunities.

For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact international@lambtoncollege.ca or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.