Diploma On Campus

Culinary Management

24 months
13976 CAD/year
2846 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Master the art of food and flavour in the Culinary Management programme offered by the Durham College. You will explore locally grown food, experiment with ethnic and contemporary cuisine, and develop your skills in the culinary arts, while learning valuable management skills that will take your career to the next level. 


Significant focus is placed on lab/kitchen time, encouraging students to develop their techniques and products, much of which they are able to take home and enjoy. Graduates of the Culinary Management programme offered by the Durham College are sought after by a broad range of employers because of their unique skills, which include artisan meat cutting, cheese production, baking, canning and preserving.

The Culinary Management program will foster ongoing personal growth and learning in the areas of self management, interpersonal skills, professional ability and industry awareness including:

  • Applying cost control techniques to food-service operations
  • Effective marketing to promote the successful operation of a hospitality business
  • Developing ongoing personal and professional strategies and plans to enhance culinary leadership and management skills

Students in this program will benefit from working and learning in Bistro ’67, a full-service, green-certified teaching and learning restaurant operated by staff and students.


What you could be:

  • Baker
  • Butcher
  • Cook
  • Corporate chef
  • Executive chef
  • Kitchen manager
  • Pastry, personal or restaurant chef
  • Restaurant manager
  • Self-employed entrepreneur
  • Sous chef

Where you could work;

  • Banquet hall
  • Catering company
  • College/university
  • Golf course
  • Hotel
  • Resort
  • Restaurant

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communications For Business 
  • Computers For Hospitality 
  • Culinary Theory 
  • Culinary & Baking Techniques 
  • Food Safety And Sanitation 
  • Global Cuisine 
  • Culinary Nutrition 
  • Professional Development Strategies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13976 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6988 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    2846 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1423 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Tuition fee for international students $6,882.9 for semester 3 and 4.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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