Okanagan College is your destination for learning that will feed your passion for food, wine and tourism. Our programs in Culinary and Pastry 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. Okanagan College delivers quality education that ensures rewarding careers for graduates and a rich and sustainable future for the region and its communities.
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.
Culinary and Pastry Arts
Grow your culinary career in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Programs focus on a farm-to-table approach, exploring fresh local products. Commercial kitchen spaces allow students to learn the latest techniques from Red Seal-certified chef instructors. Opportunities are plenty for students as they take on a co-op placements and work in Infusions, Okanagan College’s on-campus restaurant.
Viticulture and Wine Studies
Okanagan College Continuing Studies Viticulture and Wine Studies programming was developed in conjunction with wine industry experts and is specifically designed to serve the needs of the wine industry. Instructors are experienced and respected practitioners, and students learn in the heart of B.C. wine country with opportunities to gain hands-on skills at local vineyards and award-winning wineries throughout the region.
Tourism and Hospitality
The Tourism and Hospitality Management specialty program has some of the best professors anywhere. They know the business world inside out and bring their real-world experience into the classroom. Learners acquire a solid grounding in all areas of business, along with knowledge and skills specific to the tourism sector.
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