Programs & Courses

Food Service Cook

If you want to get into the workforce quickly and you like working in fast-paced environments, Food Service Cook program is a great choice. Food service cooks prepare meals and snacks for large numbers of people—and they are in demand in restaurants, hotels, health and educational institutes, remote mining camps, and more.

The program is designed with industry input, so you’ll get practical skills. In fact, most of your “classroom” learning is done in a commercial kitchen.

Food Service Cook is an intensive 12-week applied certificate program. You’ll get the kind of entry level cooking skills and hands-on experience employers want, while learning how to prepare a large number of orders. Get practical experience in:

  • Basic cooking principles
  • Soups, pastas and cold foods
  • Breakfast and dairy
  • Meat and poultry basics
  • Kitchen tools and equipment
  • Professionalism
  • Safety
  • Sanitation

Program Prerequisites

  • Open Access
  • English Language Requirement

Spring 2021 Program Intake Information

Date: April 6 – June 25, 2021

Location: Whitewood Community Centre
Classes will run Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Tuition: TBD

Materials: TBD

Applications accepted starting October 1.

Download and print a complete application package Food Services Cook

For more detailed information, please call our toll free registration line at 1-866-999-7372 or email

Information about Fall 2020:
Southeast College is planning to integrate technology across its curriculum starting in fall 2020. Our students, their student experience and academic success are at the forefront of our plan as we move forward.

 We expect to begin programs as currently scheduled, although start dates and delivery methods may be modified or adjusted to ensure that its programs and services follow the direction and guidance of the provincial government and Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer. 

Space in classes may be limited, please submit your application early!

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