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Culinary Arts - Cooking at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) at Main

The NAIT Culinary Arts program provides students with relevant, high-quality culinary training. Graduates of this program are in demand for a variety of career opportunities in leading hotels, restaurants and catering facilities. The students in this program get real-world experience through

  • hands-on training in the state-of-the-art Hokanson Centre for Culinary Arts
  • preparing the dishes served in Ernest's, NAIT's acclaimed fine dining restaurant
  • participating in work experience placements

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

The first year of the program focuses on a sound knowledge of kitchen fundamentals and core culinary theory, including making stock and preparing meats, poultry, seafood, cold foods and desserts. These practical courses are complemented by training in nutrition, sanitation, trade math and personal and professional management.

The second year emphasizes culinary finesse for students aspiring to become chefs and kitchen leaders and introduces the principles of gastronomy and culinary management. Courses include international cuisine and culture, contemporary cuisine, menu management and purchasing management.

Level Diploma
Discipline Hospitality and Tourism
Duration 24 months
Intakes Jan, Sep
Application Fees CAD 0
Tuition Fees CAD 21930
Campus Main
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Admission Requirements
Language proficiency (minimum)
PTE 58
Duolingo 115
Exam proficiency (minimum)
SAT Not Required / Waiver
ACT Not Required / Waiver
GRE Not Required / Waiver
GMAT Not Required / Waiver

Minimum GPA - 50%

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