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Next Cohort: Sep 5-Aug 29
Sep 5-Aug 29
Jan 8 - Dec 19 2025
Humber’s Culinary Management diploma program teaches you the skills you need to excel as a chef in the culinary industry. Work in the world’s finest dining and food service establishments, and take advantage of international study opportunities. Kick your career up a notch by competing in on-campus, provincial, national and international skill competitions.
This program will also prepare you to design, organize, implement, serve and execute a dining event in the Chef’s Table course. Using a market-related themed menu, mise en place and à la carte cooking, students will showcase classical and contemporary techniques and skill.
The Charcuterie and Advanced Garde Manger courses involve students using contemporary level food presentation, styling techniques and becoming proficient with various butchery processes on a wide range of proteins. The Emerging Trends course is unique among Ontario colleges, providing students with the opportunity to work alongside local guest chefs.
Half of your curriculum takes place as hands-on training in one of the nine Culinary or Baking and Pastry labs to ensure you gain all the required technical and employability skills for your future career.
Qualified students will complete unpaid work placements in the kitchen of a leading hotel, restaurant, catering operation or golf course of their choice during their fourth semester (16 hours per week). Students are also able to apply for placements across Canada and internationally, which has jumpstarted many successful careers.
What You’ll Learn
- Provide advanced culinary planning, preparation and presentation for a variety of food service environments using a range of classical and contemporary techniques.
- Apply basic and advanced food and bake science to food preparation to create a desired end product.
- Contribute to and monitor adherence of others to the provision of a well maintained kitchen environment and to the service of food and beverage products that are free from harmful bacteria or other contaminants, adhering to health, safety, sanitation and food handling regulations.
- Ensure the safe operation of the kitchen and all aspects of food preparation to promote healthy work spaces, responsible kitchen management and efficient use of resources.
- Create menus that reflect knowledge of nutrition and food ingredients, promote general health and well-being, respond to a range of nutritional needs and preferences and address modifications for special diets, food allergies and intolerances, as required.
- Apply business principles and recognized industry costing and control practices to food service operations to manage and promote a fiscally responsible operation.
- Apply knowledge of sustainability, ethical and local food sourcing, and food security to food preparation and kitchen management, recognizing the potential impacts on food production, consumer choice and operations within the food service industry.
- Select and use technology, including contemporary kitchen equipment, for food production and promotion.
- Perform effectively as a member of a food and beverage preparation and service team and contribute to the success of a food-service operation by applying self-management and interpersonal skills.
- Develop strategies for continuous personal and professional learning to ensure currency with and responsiveness to emerging culinary techniques, regulations, and practices in the food service industry.
- Contribute to the development of marketing strategies that promote the successful operation of a food service business.
- Contribute to the business management of a variety of food and beverage operations to foster an engaging work environment that reflects service excellence.
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Next Cohort: Sep 5-Aug 29
Student Reviews (17)
Humber dealt with the pandemic situation in a decent way, like by giving students supermarket gift cards and giving extra video time with professors to make sure everyone got the material down pat. Before the pandemic I did a year on campus. The facili...
Humber dealt with the pandemic situation in a decent way, like by giving students supermarket gift cards and giving extra video time with professors to make sure everyone got the material down pat. Before the pandemic I did a year on campus. The facilities are top-of-the-line. The instructors are absolutely experts. I really liked the students and campus vibes. You will graduate from this program knowing how to work in a professional kitchen. No doubt about that. It must overall be one of if not the best culinary program in Toronto. I am wishing future students good luck!
This program about much more than learning how to make film. It's about collaboration and storytelling. You will learn writing and liberal arts and business. It's a competitive program and not everyone makes it to graduation. You will be pushed to make...
This program about much more than learning how to make film. It's about collaboration and storytelling. You will learn writing and liberal arts and business. It's a competitive program and not everyone makes it to graduation. You will be pushed to make films from scratch and have your work critiqued. It won't be good, not at first, but with effort and guidance you will develop a real skill for this. In second year I found my passion for documentary and worked with a small crew of students. Stressful, long hours in the studio basement, but it will make you better. In 3rd year we got bigger budgets, bigger crews and better scripts. Everything just scaled. This is definitely one of the best film programs in Canada and I'm happy to see it on this list!