Our Culinary Professional Management program has been designed to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to gain a career in the food service industry.

Students learn to plan, organize, direct, own, control and evaluate the operations of various food industry settings, such as restaurants, bars, cafeterias or catering companies. Through hands-on demonstrations and learning techniques, students also have the opportunity to learn a variety of cooking methods and techniques such as basic and advanced sweet and savoury cuisine, baking, butchering, and many other important preparation methods. The successful graduate will be well-versed in proper sanitation procedures and kitchen compliance, and will earn a Food Handler’s Safety Certificate.

This program includes classroom-based studies and requires 80% hands-on practical training at our on-site commercial kitchen.

Program Outline

  • Culinary Theory
  • Culinary Techniques
  • Advanced Culinary Theory
  • Advanced Culinary Techniques
  • Advanced Culinary Management & Business Planning

Private College Versus Public Community College

What is different about attending a Private Career College like Gates College VS Public Community Colleges like Fleming College, Confederation College, Sault College or Durham College?

Gates College is registered as a private career college and programs approved as vocational programs under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. Public Community Colleges such as Fleming College, Confederation College, Sault College and Durham College operate under a separate branch. There are benefits you may experience when attending a Private Career College like Gates College, that the Public Community Colleges may not offer.

For example:

  • Small Class Sizes
  • One course at a time Modular Based Learning
  • Fixed Block Schedules
  • Frequent Start Dates
  • This program is currently being delivered in an Instructor-led online environment

A Gates College student will find that our Campuses and our On-Line experience is very student focused and always puts the students goal’s first!