Prepare for mid-level positions in the culinary industry. This diploma blends professional cook level 3 with business, financial, marketing and leadership skills. Gain work experience in the vibrant campus-based Café and Bistro settings and connect with employers through co-op opportunities.
Check out our quick guide to NIC's Culinary programs and watch our new highlight video.
Watch our interview with NIC Culinary instructor Chef Xavier Bauby.
Campbell River (domestic students) and Port Alberni (domestic and international students)
Priority Admission is available for Indigenous students.
Complete the Indigenous Priority Admission form as part of your application.
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By sharing my knowledge and experience with students and apprentices I am able to follow in the footsteps of my mentors. My dream as an instructor is for my students to surpass me.
Chef Xavier Bauby, NIC culinary instructor