Culinary Arts | Commonwealth College | Culinary Colleges Winnipeg
Course Description

Sharpen your culinary skills and become a professional cook.

Learn the art and delivery of an exceptional culinary experience. Gain knowledge and skills in classic cooking fundamentals as well as current industry trends, taught by passionate chef-instructors.

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.


$25,748 – $52,701


Theory 722 hours
Practicals 418 hours
Practicum 210 hours
Total 1350 hours

Course Schedule

Dec 2nd, 2019



Financial Aid

We have a dedicated team of Student Funding Administrators who can discuss all the available options with you and help you in qualifying for a funding.

Course Fee
Registration Fee : $ 225.00 CAD
Tuition Fee : $ 10,000.00
Books & Supplies Fee : $ 230.00 CAD
Training Completion Fund (TCF) : $ 100.00 CAD
Other Fees : $ 110.00 CAD
Total Payment of Program : $ 10,665.00 CAD
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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

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
Career Opportunities

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
Funding Options

Student may be eligible, if qualified, for Federal and Provincial loans, grants or awards. Students may also qualify for EI, Band Funding, MMF Funding or even loans facilitated by us.
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Students Speak

CWC helped me realise my dream of becoming a professional chef. The Culinary Arts Program here is extensive and the staff was very welcoming and friendly which was what helped me grow and give it my best shot confidently in a new country. They were excited to help me start my future.

Surjit Bhalla
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