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 2022 Program Intake Information

Date: Spring 2022

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

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