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Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Culinary Management)
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Culinary Management)

Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Culinary Management)

  • ID:GBC010071
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$95.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$17,160.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$694.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$3,505.00
  • Application Fee:$95.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$17,160.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$694.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$3,505.00

* Incidental Fees (Materials, Student Association etc.), Public Transportation, Books and Supplies,etc

Estimated Total/program:
$133,816.00
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Accept letter
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Visa
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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with six Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses, or equivalent, including: Grade 12 (U) English and any Grade 12 (U) Mathematics.
  • A grade of 60% or higher in English and Math
  • An overall average of 65% in six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses.
  • Recommended courses: basic computer software applications.

English requirements 

1. Provide proof that their secondary and/ or post-secondary studies were completed at a recognized institution where English is the primary media of instruction. The studies must be relevant to the admission requirements for the specific program (s) applied to (e.g. an advanced diploma or degree is required for certain postgraduate program)

or

2. Applicants with transcripts from an institution where the language of instruction is not English may meet English language proficiency requirements with one of the following proofs of language proficiency. The minimum test scores that are acceptable are listed below (as applicable). Please note: For admissions purposes, some programs require a higher score than the minimum stated below.


 

GBC DEGREE PROGRAMS*

George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program

Level 9

IELTS (Academic)

6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band

TOEFL

84 (online) minimum 21 in each skill band

MELAB

85

PTE (Academic)

60, overall minimum
55 in each skill band

CAEL

70 overall (writing 60)

Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency)

176 or more (with no individual skill below 169)

George Brown Admissions Test (Mature applicants only)

Not Available

*NEW Duolingo English Test

115

Course Information

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Culinary Management) meets industry demand by preparing students with the depth and breadth of knowledge commensurate with an honours level, undergraduate commerce degree specializing in culinary management. Combining commerce, food studies, and externship experiences, this degree program prepares graduates for a kitchen, operations management or food development positions. Through our culinary management courses, students will gain an understanding of eight key areas:

  1. Culinary Proficiency
  2. Culinary Theory
  3. Accounting and Finance
  4. Marketing and Communications
  5. Human Resources and Risk Management
  6. Specialized Business
  7. Research
  8. General Knowledge (Liberal Studies)

Your Field Education Options

Take part in a unique and robust externship. George Brown works with employers and industry partners to identify potential work experience opportunities. Students are also strongly encouraged to pursue self-directed industry work experience opportunities they believe would provide the learning experiences they value and meet the learning outcomes of the program. This valuable work experience can in turn be added to your resume.

 

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COURSES

Required Courses

SEMESTER 1

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF1266 Introduction to Restaurant Management (Smart Serve Certificate included)
HOSF1267 Culinary Skills I
HOSF1269 Gastronomic Theory I (Sanitation Certificate included)
HOSF1275 Business Communications
HOSF2305 Food and Beverage Cost Control
HOSF1146 Emergency First Aid/Heartsaver CPR (weekend course)
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 2

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF1281 Baking and Pastry for Cooks
HOSF1283 Butchery & Café Production
HOSF1293 Culinary Skills II
HOSF1295 Gastronomic Theory II (WHMIS Certificate included)
HOSF2406 Principles of Marketing

SCHEDULED BETWEEN SEMESTERS 2 AND 3

Scheduled between semesters 2 and 3

CODE COURSE NAME
HCOP1011 Externship Work Term 1

SEMESTER 3

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF2303 Food for Special Events
HOSF1277 Fundamentals of Accounting
HOSF2307 Patisserie Production Management
HOSF2309 Research Fundamentals
HOSF2311 Catering and Menu Management
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 4

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF2402 Essential Flavours of the Modern Kitchen
HOSF2404 Concepts of Customer Service
HOSF1299 Managerial Accounting
HOSF2313 Macroeconomics: Canada in the Global Environment

SEMESTER 5

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF3604 Finance
HOSF3505 Market and Feasibility Research I
HOSF3507 Strategic Managerial Communications
Lower Liberal Studies Elective
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 6

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF3602 Food Science and Nutrition
HOSF3603 Market and Feasibility Research II
HOSF3501 Human Resources Management
HOSF3605 Statistics
Upper Liberal Studies Elective  

SCHEDULED BETWEEN SEMESTERS 6 AND 7

Scheduled between semesters 6 and 7

CODE COURSE NAME
EXTN2011 Externship Work Term II - Management

SEMESTER 7

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF4703 Restaurant Risk Management
HOSF4705 Beverages and Sensory Evaluation
HOSF4707 Advanced Food Science and Nutrition
HOSF4709 Strategic Revenue Management
Upper Liberal Studies Elective  

SEMESTER 8

semester courses

CODE COURSE NAME
HOSF4804 Research and Development
HOSF4806 Strategies for the Black Box
HOSF4808 Capstone
Upper Liberal Studies Elective  
 
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

OODSERVICE EMPLOYMENT AREAS POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS
Multi-unit Foodservice
  • Director of Operations with culinary experience requirements
  • Corporate/Menu Development Chef
Retirement Facilities and Chains
  • Director of Foodservice
  • Executive Chef
  • Director of Food & Beverage
Hospitality and Tourism
  • Director of Food & Beverage
  • Positions with various types of organizations such as attractions, convention centres, hotels, off-premise catering, etc.
Contract Foodservice Management
  • Corporate or Regional Chef
  • District Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Regional Vice-President
Food Processors and Brokers
  • Development Chef
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Manager
Distributors
  • Corporate Chef
  • Executive Chef
Business Consulting
  • Foodservice Logistics
  • Food and Beverage Consulting
  • Food and Beverage Market Research
Entrepreneurship
  • Media work
  • Event Chef
  • Owning a restaurant, catering services

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Mandatory Health Insurance

$694.42 for one year coverage (Sep-Aug)
$488.70 for 8 months coverage (Jan-Aug)
$262.32 for 4 months coverage (May-Aug)

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