Chefs are managers who plan, direct and participate in food preparation and cooking activities in restaurants, hotels, institutions and other food establishments. (Adapted from ALIS.ca)
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U of M Academic Calendar
The University of Manitoba does not offer any specialized educational programs leading to a career as a Chef. Please view the links below for more information about training programs in North America. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique goals, speak with a Career Consultant.
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Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained Chefs
Canadian Culinary Institutions (Canadian Federation of Chefs and Cooks)
Culinary Schools (U.S.A)
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Date modified: March 16, 2018