Class Descriptions

Kitchen Production: Students will learn, through demonstration to prepare, plate and present foods in a professional working kitchen. This practical learning lab provides the opportunity to practice and develop the fundamental skills, methods of cookery and presentation of dishes suitable for a variety of foodservice settings. The students will have many opportunities to practice knife handling and familiarize themselves with basic kitchen equipment. Students will learn safety, sanitation, and hygiene in food preparation areas.

Baking Techniques: This course will provide the student with an understanding of all practical basic preparation methods and general terminology related to the pastry department. The student will prepare basic pastry and pies, cookie dough, sponges, custards, pudding, meringue, and bread.


  • Uniforms provided
  • Knife roll provided
  • Students will need non-slip CSA Blue Rectangle safety footwear
  • Classes include a demo session and a lab (kitchen) session


September – December (subject to change)

9:00 – 12:00


Campus Information

Waterloo Campus

    • Waterloo Campus 108 University Ave East in Waterloo.
    • DRIVING: You can park in any of the 3 parking lots (East off Marsland, West off Weber, or South off University)
    • TRANSIT: the closest stop is University/Conestoga College.  Check transit routes and times.
    • Mileage & parking or bus costs are covered