2 year Culinary/Baking & Pastry Arts Co-op
Co-op: In this phase of your training students are able to apply the knowledge learnt in school to the work environment. Our program matches eligible students with employers in the following areas: Hotels, Restaurants, Catering Companies, Pastry Shops, Private Clubs, & much more. Our Career Services Department works with students to find the best placements that suit the individual student and their areas of interest.
Students begin with knife skills, culinary terms and equipment usage, followed by flavorful stocks, the art of the saucier, meats, poultry, fish, shellfish, vegetables, pastry and bread making – in a practical format that allows students to assess their creations using all your senses. Appreciate the difference an aromatic stock makes in risotto and taste a perfectly reduced port sauce for lamb.
Students begin with measuring and scaling, terminology, artisan breads, pastry dough and batters, dessert sauces, fillings, chocolate, sugar and a variety of classic, modern and holiday pastries. Students create intricate garnishes and learn professional plating secrets – in a practical format that allows students to practice and advance their techniques.
Our advanced instruction covers the entire culinary brigade as well as baking & pastry operations with a practical repertoire of time tested recipes, advanced and incorporated into our gourmet restaurant – Bistro 101, bakeshop – Bakery 101, and catering division built to hone real-world skills that will have you cooking, baking and creating pastries as a professional.
The short online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style and explore your potential as a culinary professional. Get your culinary career readiness score now >>
- Foundation Level Wine Certification through the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET Level 1)
- Food & Beverage Operations Management covering effective menu planning, inventory control, costing and various food operations.
These courses provide students with an in-depth knowledge of hospitality operations beyond the kitchens doors ensuring students gain a more well-rounded education.
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