You want to really learn Italian cooking? Join this specialized Italian food and culture program, learn from the experts here in Canada and live, learn and work in Italy too! Acquire the techniques that make Italian cuisine famous around the world. Experience the special connection between food and life in Italy. Embrace the kitchen experiences and courses in Italian art and culture that will deepen your understanding of this great tradition. The Culinary Arts – Italian postgraduate program delivers this and more.
Through this program, you will:
- Experience hands-on learning in both Canada and Italy with the pre-eminent Italian chef professors in the country.
- Build your knowledge of Italian culinary traditions and embrace emerging trends in Italian cuisine.
- Benefit from our exclusive partnership with ALMA, the world-famous Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana, near Parma, Italy, which is one of Italy’s finest chef schools.
- Experience the vineyards, cheese producers and local markets of Italy as your open-air classroom.
- Study in some of the best restaurants and hotels, where you will get attention, training and an inspiring experience.
You will put theory into practice as you are showcased alongside Italian top talent and serve discerning urban diners in the heart of Toronto’s culinary scene.
After your experiences in Italy, showcase what you’ve learned through events and placements at this city’s top Italian restaurants. This program has a long-standing reputation for excellence among Italian restaurateurs in Toronto and beyond, which will make you a sought-after employee when you graduate. “Che bello.”
To get a taste of this exciting program, check out our interactive Italian Culinary Arts flipbook
Part Time Study Options George Brown College also offers evening courses in Culinary Arts. For the Continuing Education Course Guide, visit the Culinary Arts section at
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