Food, Wine and Tourism

Food, Wine and Tourism

Food, Wine and Tourism Programming 

 
 

Okanagan College is your destination for learning that will feed your passion for food, wine and tourism. Our programs in Culinary Arts, Tourism and Hospitality and Viticulture and Wine Studies reflect the Okanagan Valley’s natural environment and focus on a quality learning experience that connects you with the people and places that make the Okanagan one of the leading food and wine destinations in North America.

The Okanagan College learning model delivers industry-relevant real-world education from day one. Mixing a sound theoretical foundation with practical hands-on applied learning gives students the skills and savvy to hit the ground running. Okanagan College delivers quality education that ensures rewarding careers for graduates and a rich and sustainable future for the region and its communities.

CULINARY ARTS 

Chef 


Programs:

Culinary Arts Certificate
Culinary Management Diploma
Professional Cook Apprenticeships 1, 2, 3

Red Seal Exam Refresher - Spring 2019 
Dual Credit Culinary Arts at Mount Boucherie Secondary


Contact:

e: culinarychair@okanagan.bc.ca
ph: (250) 762-5445 ext. 4426
toll free: 1 (888) 862-5610

Grow your culinary career in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Our programs are taught by industry-experienced Chef Instructors and feature the hands-on learning and support you need to get started and succeed in your culinary arts career.


PASTRY ARTS

Pastry



Programs:

Pastry Arts Certificate


Contact:

e: culinarychair@okanagan.bc.ca
ph: (250) 762-5445 ext. 4426
toll free: 1 (888) 862-5610


This program focuses on the wealth of farm-to-table opportunities afforded by the Okanagan region, emphasising the use of local products including premium wines, beers and spirits, both as ingredients and as beverages paired with the finished dessert or baked good.


VITICULTURE AND WINE STUDIES

Wine


Programs:

Viticulture Technician Diploma
Viticulture Certificate Program
Winery Assistant Certificate Program
Wine Sales Certificate Program
Workshops & Courses


Contact:           

e: feedyourpassion@okanagan.bc.ca
ph: (250) 762-5445 ext. 3402
toll free: 1 (888) 862-5610

Graduates from our programs are exposed to the dynamic environment of wine and viticulture and develop a range of skills and knowledge from canopy management to sensory evaluation. Many of our graduates have gone on to become award-winning winemakers and vineyard managers with national and international experience. Today, our alumni can be found in many of the province’s bustling vineyards and wineries.


TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

Tourism



Programs:

2-year Business Administration Diploma
4-year Bachelor of Business Administration Degree



Contact:


e: businessadvising@okanagan.bc.ca
ph: (250) 862-5610
toll free: 1 (888) 862-5610


Experiential learning in the internationally renowned Okanagan will give you a foundation in general business and an applied understanding of business management within the global tourism and hospitality sector. 


If you are an international student and have questions regarding your studies at Okanagan College, please direct your inquiries to our International department.

Infusions Restaurant a la carte, at Kelowna campus.

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