Culinary Arts - W.C. Miller Collegiate

Where can you learn how to cook your way to success? The W.C. Miller Collegiate Culinary Arts program in Altona. Learn in what is arguably the best equipped teaching kitchen in all of Manitoba. Large food preparation areas, industrial grade equipment and experienced professional staff allow you to learn the basics of the commercial food industry while completing a high school diploma. When you’re done you’ll be confident and prepared to join the hospitality industry; one of the fastest growing industries in Canada today.

The Culinary Arts program is a two section, eight credit program that teaches the basics of commercial cooking. Students will have the opportunity to learn the skills and attitudes necessary to find employment in entry-level positions in a variety of food service areas such as cafeterias, dining rooms, institutions, and restaurants.

You can also take our third section in Commercial Baking to learn more about a fascinating and delicious sub-trade in the culinary arts industry. No good meal is complete without dessert and neither is our program!

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The Culinary Arts program is accredited by Manitoba Apprenticeship and lets you get your start on a Red Seal (your professional certificate) in the cook trade. If a student completes theCulinary Arts Miller image first two sections of the Culinary Arts program and achieves an accumulated average of 70% or higher, they may be eligible for their first level of technical training in the Cook Trade. Additional Practical training hours can be acquired through the High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) -a high school, evening/weekend/summer work practicum recognized Apprenticeship MB.

Some time is spent each day studying theory through assignments, tests, and instructional packages. The majority of the day is spent in the kitchen applying this theory and preparing food for service. This is the only program where you have an exam every day - Lunch! The Culinary Arts program serves a spacious 300 seat cafeteria at Miller Collegiate and you get to see the success of your efforts each day.

Culinary Arts courses include:

Section 1 Section 2
8791 Cooking Principles 20S   8794 Veg, Fungi, Starches & Farinaceous Products 30S
8792 Garde Manger 30S  8796 Breakfast and Dairy 40S
8793 Patisserie and Baking 30S             8797 Menu Planning and Food Costing 40S
8795 Stocks, Soups & Sauces 40S  8798 Meats, Poultry, Fish & Seafood 40S

Section 3 
8324 Intro Baking & Pastry Arts 20S
8338 Quick Breads, Cookies, Doughnuts, Pies 30S
8339 Yeast Dough Products 30S
8998 Advanced Baking & Pastries 40S

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W.C. Miller Collegiate Institute
Culinary Arts Instructor:
Christopher Alexander
181 - 6th Street SE
Altona, MB   R0G 0B3

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