|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 1 work placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,414 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,452), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$375 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Dormitory fee||CA$12,000 per year
The above fee is an estimated amount for during the two academic semesters.
There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
Note: This program is available for if the applicant meets all academic requirements other than English.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter the English for Academic Purposes certificate program, offered by Humber’s English Language Centre, is an intensive, full-time academic pathway program.
Humber’s Culinary Management diploma program teaches you the skills you need to excel as a chef in the culinary industry. Work in the world’s finest dining establishments, and take advantage of international study opportunities. Kick your career up a notch by competing in on-campus, national and international skill competitions.
This program will also prepare you to design, organize, implement, serve and execute your own dinner event in the “Chef’s Table” course. Using a market-related themed menu, mise en place and à la carte cooking, students will showcase classical and contemporary techniques and skills.
The Charcuterie and Advanced Garde Manger courses involve students using contemporary level food presentation, styling techniques and becoming proficient with various butchery processes on a wide range of meats. The Emerging Trends course is unique among Ontario colleges, providing students with the opportunity to work alongside local guest chefs.
Students also have the opportunity to experience preparing meals in The Humber Room (our full-service fine dining restaurant) and on the Humber Food Truck, Humber’s “classroom on wheels”.
In addition, students work alongside great culinary leaders, and they receive unmatched time spent with several industry chefs current in today’s restaurant scene and food industry.
Note: A fast-track program is implemented for the January start. The first semester (January to April) is immediately followed by the second semester (May to August), resulting in a short summer break. The third semester begins in September, allowing students to complete the two-year program in just 16 months.
Qualified students will complete work placements in the kitchen of a leading hotel, restaurant or golf course of their choice for seven unpaid weeks in the fourth semester (40 hours per week). Students are also able to apply for placements across Canada and internationally, which has jumpstarted many successful careers.
The demand for passionate, well-trained chefs around the world is constant, and with more than 7,000 restaurants reflecting a wide variety of cultures and cuisines, Toronto is the ideal place to launch your culinary career.
The creative culinary and management skills you’ll gain at Humber will put you in high demand in hotels, restaurants, golf clubs, resorts, hospitals, corporate settings and more. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll be inspired by the potential to start your own business in the future.
Food service is a constantly evolving industry that has never been more in the spotlight, and culinary management at Humber is your gateway.
Professional Accreditations & Recognition
World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS)
Humber has been approved by the Worldchefs – WACS as a college delivering Quality Culinary Education programming that meets or exceeds the WACS standards of quality culinary education. This WACS approved program allows our culinary graduates to fast track to the prestigious Certification for the Commis de Cuisine. This global certification recognizes the skills and experience of graduates learning and working in the culinary field and helps employers attract and retain trained employees.
Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.