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The Culinary Arts Program will introduce the students to the principles of professional cooking and provide practical training in the preparation of a wide variety of culinary cuisines. Students will have an opportunity to take a hands-on approach to learning by developing their skills working with modern equipment in a licensed and inspected working kitchen.  The Culinary Arts Industry can provide many different career options to our graduates such as cooks, Chef's, bakers, management personnel, tourisms officials, bartenders just to name a few.

This program will appeal to students who are patient, artistically and technically inclined, have a good eye for detail, like working with food and who are able to work alone or in groups and ultimately take pride in their workmanship. This program is recognized and accredited by the Manitoba Apprenticeship Board and students may achieve a Level 1 apprenticeship standing.

 The first course in this program is Exploration of the Culinary Arts (CUA10S).This course is intended to introduce grade 9 students to the basic skills required for the successful completion of the program. During this course, students will learn:

  •    Sanitation and safety
  •    Proper Knife Skills
  •    Kitchen tools and equipment
  •    General preparation procedures


Students continuing in this program in Grade 10, 11 and 12 will have the opportunity to further develop their skill in:

  •   Garde Manger-cold foods, salads dressings, sandwiches, appetizers and hors d'oeuvres
  •   Baking principles and ingredients
  •   Meats and Poultry
  •   Soup Stocks and Sauces
  •   Fish and Seafood