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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Diploma Program in Winnipeg

Commonwealth College’s Culinary Arts Diploma Program in Winnipeg prepares you to master basic to advanced culinary techniques that form a strong foundation of any masterchef! With this Culinary Arts Diploma Program, students can learn the art and delivery of an exceptional culinary experience.

Program Overview:

The Culinary Arts Diploma program combines classroom theory with hands-on training as you rotate through two-week blocks in a commercial-grade kitchen. Passionate instructors train and guide you in small groups through the different techniques and styles of cooking. Students gain knowledge and skills in classic cooking fundamentals as well as current industry trends, taught by passionate chef-instructors. The Culinary Arts Diploma Program in Winnipeg covers theory and practical components, and consists of subjects like Cookery Techniques, Creative Culinary Arts, Menu Planning and Development, Supervision and Team Management, Dietary and Nutritional Studies, Stock Control, Workplace Health and Safety and more.

Apprenticeship Manitoba Approved & Recognized Program

Member of the Manitoba Restaurant & Food Association.

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Program Delivery

We provide a flexible program delivery that allows you to study at your own pace while also offering the opportunity to participate in live lectures during the week to connect with your instructor.

We understand that remote learning can sometimes feel isolating, which is why we ensure that you are never alone in your educational journey. Our dedicated instructors and education team are always available to support you through various communication channels, including video calls, discussion boards, and more.

Program Details:


Theory 722 hours
Practicals 418 hours
Practicum 210 hours
Total 10 Months


Grade 12 or equivalent, or mature student status plus successful completion of college entrance test

Admissions Requirements

  • Canadian High School Graduation or equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Test of adult basic education administered
  • Interview with Admissions Advisor

Speak to Admissions at 204-558-9023 for all upcoming start dates or write to us at

Career Opportunities:

After graduating from one of the Best Culinary Arts Schools in Winnipeg, you’ll be able to find employment throughout Canada and abroad in a variety of culinary roles, including:

  • Baker
  • Banquet chef
  • Business owner
  • Caterer
  • Corporate chef
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Food sales representative
  • Line cook
  • Prep cook
  • Sous chef
Courses Covered
  • Introduction to Cooking and Food Services
  • Cooking Principles
  • Culinary Terms, Knife Skills and Mise en Place
  • Nutrition
  • Certified Food Handlers Course
  • Sanitation, Safety And Equipment
  • Stocks, Soups, Sauces
  • Vegetables, Fruits, Starches And Farinaceous
  • Meats, Fish And Poultry
  • Breakfast Cookery
  • Hot And Cold Beverages
  • Dairy Products
  • Garde Manger
  • Flavors And Seasonings
  • Principles Of Baking
  • Basics In Baking
  • Desserts
  • Menu Planning, Food Costing, Math & Culinary Math
  • Computer Applications
  • Life, Employability Skills & Communication
  • Work Experience
Course Fee:
Registration Fee : $ 275.00 CAD
Tuition Fee : $ 11,400.00 CAD
Books & Supplies Fee : $ 340.00 CAD
Training Completion Fund (TCF) : $ 57.00 CAD
Other Fee : $ 1,500.00 CAD
Total Fees : $ 13,572.00 CAD
Upcoming Start Dates:
Start Date End Date
April 1, 2024 March 1, 2025
April 29, 2024 April 5, 2025
May 27, 2024 May 10, 2025