Culinary Management (Co-op)

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Program description - January 2025

Does food excite you? It excites us, too. Whether you want to be a head chef, a cook, or manage your own food business, our program is the perfect fit for you. Through live-action demonstrations, lectures, and immersive hands-on practice, students are provided with the solid foundational skills of classic and emerging culinary trends and techniques. Students will learn what it takes to run a kitchen, as well as the entrepreneurial side of running a business. You will be pushed, challenged, and above all else, supported by experienced faculty who are committed to your success. The two-year Culinary Management program has been designed to offer you a unique opportunity to apply the cutting-edge skills learned in labs and classes on a paid four-month co-op work term. Conestoga College is the only Canadian college with a membership to the Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse) Alliance Network in France. The Alliance is the leading global educator in the profession of culinary arts management, hospitality, and food service. Let us inspire you to be your own trendsetter in the industry. The possibilities are endless.

Program details

Code: 1026C
Start: January 2025
Campus: Waterloo
Delivery: Hybrid
Length: 2 years
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2024-2025 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$2696.00
$14588.00
Ancillary Fees
$4142.94
$5248.04
Total Fees
$6838.94
$19836.04

Canadian fee details

Description Winter 2025 Spring 2025
Full-time Program Tuition $1348.00 $1348.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $221.10 -
CSI Legal Care Fee $20.10 -
CSI UPass Fee $118.97 $118.97
eText Fee $186.00 $154.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
HST $111.80 -
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Program Services Fee $143.50 $143.50
Program Supply Fee $600.00 $600.00
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Supply Fee (Taxed) $860.00 -
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $4076.97 $2761.97
Year Total   $6838.94

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International fee details

Description Winter 2025 Spring 2025
International Program Tuition $7294.00 $7294.00
Administration Fee $25.00 $25.00
CSI Advocacy Fee $8.00 $8.00
CSI Association Fee $102.00 $102.00
CSI College Int'l Health Insurance Plan (CIHIP) $355.10 -
CSI Extended Health & Dental Plan Fee $221.10 -
CSI Legal Care Fee $20.10 -
CSI UPass Fee $118.97 $118.97
eText Fee $186.00 $154.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.00 $20.00
HST $111.80 -
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $7.50 $7.50
Program Services Fee $143.50 $143.50
Program Supply Fee $600.00 $600.00
Student Services $86.00 $86.00
Supply Fee (Taxed) $860.00 -
Technology Enhancement Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - Student Welcome Kit Fee (optional) $70.00 -
CSI Student Club & Society Fee (optional) $4.00 $4.00
CSI Student Events Fee (optional) $30.00 $30.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Term Total $10753.07 $9082.97
Year Total   $19836.04

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.
  • In order to participate in a WIL experience/Co-op work term, students must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Delivery sequence - January 2025 - Waterloo

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