Culinary Management Get the most hands-on experience here! Unique courses. Opportunity to study in France. 100% grad satisfaction.

General information

Program code
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 Owen Sound, Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie

Program description

Touch. Taste. Feel the difference! In this program, students are equipped with the necessary job ready skills for success as a culinary professional in all sectors of the food service industry. Students learn fundamental food knowledge and develop skills to work in the world’s best kitchens giving them exposure to chefs and industry leaders. Students focus on professionalism, culinary and business skills, safety and sanitation, nutrition, product knowledge and identification. Opportunities exist for students to participate in entrepreneurial experiences and access pathways to future learning. Through a capstone activity, students hone knowledge and skills to showcase their culinary and professional leadership skills. This program provides the in school portion of the cook apprenticeship program of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Additional program-specific fee information for Culinary Management.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Hospitality Skills and General Arts and Science*
  • Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications
  • Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.


View the Culinary Management articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

  • MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing
  • TOUR2001 Supervision in Hosp/Tour Ind
  • FOSR1000 Introduction to Baking
  • FOSR1001 Intro To Small Quantity Technq
  • FOSR1002 Kitchen Management
  • FOSR1003 Intro to Food Theory and Nutri
  • FOSR1004 Intro to Large Quantity Technq
  • FOSR1006 Advanced Large Quantity
  • FOSR1007 Advanced Kitchen Management
  • FOSR1008 Advanced Food Theory
  • FOSR1009 Advanced Small Quantity
  • FOSR2002 Contemporary Food Presentation
  • FOSR2003 Wines and Spirits
  • FOSR2004 Patisserie
  • FOSR2005 International Food Prep
  • BUSI2007 Entrepreneurshp/Small Business
  • FNCE1001 Understanding Accounting
  • FOSR1013 Advanced Baking Techniques

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Term

  • COOP1004 Culinary Work Term