At The Culinary Institute of Canada (CIC), we take pride in providing first-class, industry-based training in Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Operations, and Tourism, Travel, and Event Management.
As a Culinary Arts student, you'll gain valuable hands-on experience in various culinary settings. You'll have the opportunity to work in The Dining Room, a contemporary à la carte restaurant; The Marché, an upscale cafeteria-style food service; and our retail production kitchens, where food is prepared for our Grab & Go onsite market. These real-world environments will allow you to sharpen your skills and apply what you've learned in a practical setting.
At The Culinary Institute of Canada, we provide state-of-the-art facilities for your learning journey. From modern kitchen spaces to cutting-edge equipment, we ensure you have access to the best resources to enhance your culinary expertise.
During your internship, you'll have the chance to put your newly acquired skills to the test, gaining invaluable insights into the industry and further honing your abilities.
Located in the Tourism and Culinary Centre
The CIC is situated in the Tourism and Culinary Centre, located on the edge of the Charlottetown Harbour, providing a vibrant and inspiring environment for your culinary education. Immerse yourself in a community of like-minded individuals, passionate about the world of culinary arts, hospitality, tourism, and events planning.
Your Culinary Journey Begins Here
Join us at The Culinary Institute of Canada and embark on a rewarding journey towards a successful career in the culinary world. Whether your passion lies in creating delectable dishes, managing hospitality operations, or crafting delightful pastries, we are here to support your dreams and help you achieve excellence in your chosen field. Explore our programs, meet our experienced instructors, and take the first step towards a bright future in the culinary industry. We can't wait to welcome you to our family!
Take a virtual tour of the Tourism and Culinary Centre here.
Earn a diploma in Culinary Arts in our two-year diploma program. You will learn all you need to know, from basic knife skills to advanced food preparation. Our on-site training restaurants ensure you are prepared for an exciting career in this fast-paced industry, and you earn apprenticeship hours while you are learning.
Study Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management and learn how to manage all the details that make a restaurant, resort, hotel, or nightclub a great experience for customers. Our business courses complement specialized training for food service, catering and hotel operations, and you will participate in practicums in our dining room and at local hotels during this two-year program.
Take the one-year Pastry Arts program and become a pastry chef or baker. Learn to bake bread, pies, cakes, cookies, creams and pastries. Perfect your pastry skills by creating desserts for customers of our on-site restaurants each day.
Prepare for an exciting career in the Tourism and Events Management industry with this two-year program. Spend your first year studying introductory courses to tourism, hospitality, and events coordination, and in your second year, choose between two areas of specialization, Tourism and Travel Coordinator or Events Coordinator.