Culinary and Pastry Arts

Food, Wine and Tourism

Culinary & Pastry Arts - APPLY NOW for Fall 2016

               
Okanagan College serves up courses and programs in the Culinary Arts that allow students to carve out a niche for themselves in a variety of specialties. With a focus on farm to table programming, students become skilled at taking local offerings and transforming them into delectable sought-after regional cuisine. 

Study in modern kitchens and benefit from hands-on learning that includes preparing a wide range of food offerings for Infusions Restaurant.

Career opportunities are abundant. As the variety and number of fine dining establishments and winery restaurants grows, Okanagan College graduates have a wealth of future options. Whether you dream of establishing an award-winning restaurant, scaling the heights of food artistry as a chef, or creating magnificent pastries for special moments and occasions – an Okanagan College Culinary Arts education is the place to start.

Click here for program intake dates.

Contact culinarychair@okanagan.bc.ca for more information.

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an Okanagan College Culinary Arts student is like?

In this video, Culinary Arts Manager and Chef Bernard Casavant takes viewers behind the scenes of Okanagan College's teaching kitchens, classrooms and Infusions dining room to shine a light on what students can expect from an education in culinary arts at OC.

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Infusions Restaurant

Infusions Restaurant on the Okanagan College Kelowna campus showcases the exceptional talent of Culinary Arts students. Indulge in dishes like pecan-crusted rack of lamb with minted apple and potato gnocchi, or cornmeal apple cake with warm caramel sauce and mascarpone ice cream. Visit the Infusions Restaurant website to view all the delicious menu choices offered at reasonable prices at either the lunch buffet or dinner. 

Infusions is open to the public, students and staff. Reservations are recommended.

Employer Information

Do you have a job opportunity for an Okanagan College Culinary student?
Complete our online form here: OC Culinary Employment Opportunity Form
Or contact culinarychair@okanagan.bc.ca for more information.

Sponsorship and Donations

Okanagan College believes in providing our Culinary Arts students with real-life learning experiences and opportunities to give back to the local community. We are often asked to contribute our time and talents in ... dinners. Due to the sheer number of requests, we have implemented a procedure that includes a brief questionnaire that will be reviewed by a committee that meets on a monthly basis.

If you wish to have your request reviewed by our committee, please complete the following online form: OC Culinary Sponsorship and Donations Form.

While we would like to support all requests, it simply is not possible for us to do so. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks, it is likely we cannot accommodate your request.

Only online requests will be reviewed. Please allow approximately three weeks to process your request.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.



 


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