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Bachelors in Culinary Management

Duration

3 Years B.Sc Culinary Degree at Chitkara University

Key Dates

September 2020

Transfer Option

Enroll in 3 year of B.Sc in Culinary Degree at Chitkara University with an option to transfer after two years of study in India to George Brown College, Canada and graduate with a B.Com degree in Culinary Management from George Brown in Canada after 4 years (2+2) of total study

Academic Mentorship in Culinary Management

AT CHITKARA UNIVERSITY INDIA

Our commitment to being one of India's best culinary schools has led us to associate with the best Culinary School of Canada, George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario. From this Fall of 2020, we will be offering Academic Mentorship from George Brown College in our Bachelors of Culinary Management degree. Our students will have an access to a world-class culinary degree curriculum from George Brown College, which will set them up for success in the global hospitality sector.

Our students will also be exposed to the visiting faculty and chefs from George Brown College who are masters of the global culinary landscape. Students will have an option to ladder into the 4-year Bachelors of Commerce degree in Culinary Management at George Brown College in Toronto after two years of their study with Chitkara University and based on eligibility, and other statuary transfer conditions. As a graduating student from this program in India or in Canada, you will be ahead of your league with skills in culinary education that is most sought after in the hospitality industry.

The only four-year Culinary Management honours bachelor’s degree in Canada.
Develop the knowledge and techniques necessary to succeed as a chef, cook or culinary manager in our Culinary Management degree program. Through a blend of theoretical and practical education, students will gain the skills and knowledge to achieve a successful career in today’s culinary and food industry. We are anchored in the heart of the Canadian culinary industry with global reach and influence.

George Brown College offers a wide variety of programs in art and design, business, community services, early childhood education, construction and engineering technologies, health sciences, hospitality and culinary arts, preparatory studies, as well as specialized programs and services for recent immigrants and international students.
The college offers 160+ programs, as well as eight degree programs and is one of the leading community colleges of North America.

Study in Downtown Toronto

Our location provides you with access to top employers for field education opportunities.

Expert Instructors

Many faculty members have industry experience and will share their real-world knowledge with you.

Hands-on Learning

Our facilities, including The Chefs' House and WAVE Clinics, simulate real-world work environments and provide opportunities for experiential learning.

Real-World Experience

98 per cent of our career-focused programs include at least one experiential learning opportunity.

Informed by Industry

We work with industry leaders to ensure the skills you learn in class are the ones you'll need on the job.

Applied Research

Gain hands-on experience working alongside industry professionals to develop and test new products.

Study in downtown Toronto

Expert instructors

Hands-on learning

Real-world experience

Informed by industry

Applied research

Why choose George Brown College?
Toronto is home to many major industries in Canada and one of the most important economic hubs in North America. As such, the city becomes a living lab for our students. We have three main campuses and several other locations that place students in the heart of downtown Toronto — St. James Campus, Casa Loma Campus and Waterfront Campus.
Deciding where to pursue your post-secondary education is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. George Brown College helps you develop the technical skills needed to launch your career and the people skills that will help you succeed in the workforce. We’ve taken advantage of our location to give our students an edge in the job market. We partner with companies and organizations that play a role in the academic life of our students by advising course curriculum, providing field education and employment. By helping us develop curriculum, these companies nurture our students to meet industry needs and gain skills that are highly sought after in the current job market.
George Brown has an 84 per cent graduate employment rate, six months after graduation.*
*Ontario Colleges Key Performance Indicators, Ministry of Colleges and Universities, 2018-2019

Program Framework at Chitkara University

Year 1

SEMESTER 1

Introduction to Restaurant
Management Culinary Skills I
Gastronomic Theory I
Business Communications
Food and Beverage Cost Control
Emergency First Aid/Heartsaver CPR
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 2

Baking and Pastry for Cooks
Butchery & Café Production
Culinary Skills II
Gastronomic Theory II
Principles of Marketing

Year 2

SEMESTER 3

Food for Special Events
Fundamentals of Accounting
Patisserie Production
Management
Research
Fundamentals
Catering and Menu Management
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 4

Essential Flavours of the Modern Kitchen
Concepts of Customer Service
Managerial Accounting
Macroeconomics
SCHEDULED BETWEEN SEMESTERS 2 & 3 Culinary Internship

Students who opt to take the pathway to George Brown College’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce Program in Culinary Management at their Toronto Canada campus (subject to meeting transfer conditions ) will take the following courses in the subsequent semesters at George Brown College, Canada campus to get the 4-year degree from George Brown College in Canada

Program Framework at George Brown College

Year 3

SEMESTER 5

Finance
Market and Feasibility Research I
Strategic Managerial Communications
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 6

Food Science and Nutrition
Market and Feasibility Research II
Human Resources Management
Statistics
Lower Liberal Studies Elective

Year 4

SEMESTER 7

Restaurant Risk Management
Beverages and Sensory Evaluation
Advanced Food Science and Nutrition
Strategic Revenue Management
Upper Liberal Studies Elective

SEMESTER 8

Research and Development
Strategies for the Black Box
Capstone
Upper Liberal Studies Elective
SCHEDULED BETWEEN SEMESTERS 6 & 7   Co-op Work Term

Students who continue in the 3rd year of B.Sc in Culinary Management at Chitkara University will focus on advanced culinary skills in Indian cuisine and internship in top-rated hotels and restaurants in the 5th and 6th semester respectively at Chitkara University. These students will graduate with B.Sc degree in Culinary Management from Chitkara University.

*Chitkara University and George Brown College are continually striving to improve their programs and their delivery. The information contained in this framework is subject to change without notice.

Program Highlights at Chitkara University

  • One of its kind unique Culinary program articulated around North American applied pedagogy that is sharply focussed on culinary and cooking skills than a generic hospitality education,
  • Study and apply your education in superlative infrastructure and kitchens that are created on par with world standards
  • Exposure to George Brown College faculty and chefs while studying at Chitkara University.
  • 100% transferable credits for those students who opt to pursue Honours Bachelors of Commerce Culinary Management Degree at George Brown College in Canada after two years.
  • Now pay almost 1/3 of International fee for a similar program in Canada while you study at Chitkara University and save huge costs on boarding and lodging when you start closer to your home
  • Conditional Letter of acceptance from George Brown College for those who choose to, and become eligible to transfer to Canada after two years of their study at Chitkara University.
  • Access to online learning resources/library of George Brown College.
  • Preparation of IELTS at Chitkara University during the first two years of your education in our B.Sc Culinary Degree
  • Distinguish among and apply current practices from industry and scholarship relating to accounting, marketing, customer service, human resources, supply chain management, health, and safety, costing and pricing, hospitality, and risk management.
  • Identify, appraise, and/or apply various methods, skills, tools, and systems used in a variety of disciplines related to culinary practice and study.
  • Research and analyze societal, environmental, cultural, economic, culinary, and/or market demands at local, regional, and international levels.
  • Collaborate effectively as part of a diverse culinary management team in order to develop strategies to realize organizational objectives in a variety of food service environments.
  • Drawing on fields of study and practice, develop and manage strategic partnerships, customer service, and relationships.
  • Plan and execute fundamental contemporary cooking techniques that reflect an advanced knowledge of food theory and practice, nutrition, and professional systems used in the culinary industry.
  • Use management theories and methodologies in order to provide recommendations for realizing organizational objectives specific to different kinds of culinary operations.
  • Develop a new food product, business, and/or event, in order to facilitate market realization.
  • Apply advanced management techniques and theories to support large-scale, multi-unit culinary operations.
  • Monitor changing practices and evolving knowledge related to culinary management to select strategies for lifelong learning and professional advancement in the field of study.
  • Examine personal strengths, weaknesses, and knowledge limitations in order to develop strategies that promote growth and build leadership potential.
  • Communicate information and concepts using advanced verbal and written skills that reflect disciplinary norms.
  • Use qualitative and/or quantitative information to develop cogent arguments, make sound judgments, and apply concepts, principles, and techniques that inform or enhance diverse types of culinary operations.

Learning Outcomes

Career Opportunities

A world of opportunities awaits you when you graduate. Completion of this program will demonstrate your level of commitment to cuisine thus differentiating you from other chefs. The culinary skills you learn in this program are in demand by employers across Canada and the world, and you will have the training to build a successful career at home or around the world. While some degree graduates may start their careers in an entry-level position, they will have the knowledge and skills to expedite their career pathways.

Depending on the graduate’s focus and level of experience, possible career pathways include:

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.

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

Fee Structure at Chitkara University

You will save almost close to 1/3 of the international tuition fee for a similar program at George Brown College, Canada in culinary management when you will study first two years at Chitkara University. Our students have an option to transfer to George Brown College anytime after successful academic completion of their first two years with us and based on other conditions as laid in the “Transfer to Canada” section.

program

B.Sc in Culinary Management

fees per semester (1 to 4)

Rs. 2,15,000/-

  • Students need to pay Rs.15,000/- towards Knife set charges and Rs.15,000/- towards Uniform charges at the start of the 1st Semester.
  • Students who will continue in the 3rd Year of the program at Chitkara University campus will be required to pay a nominal examination fee of Rs.10,000/- and will graduate with B.Sc degree in Culinary Management from Chitkara University.

Fee Structure if you transfer in the 3rd year to George Brown College in Canada

Estimated fees for International students in the first and 2nd semester at George Brown College, Canada

Tuition $17,160.00
Material Fees $444
Administration Fees $482.90
Student Activity Fee $225.14
Student Levy $25.00
Canadian Federation $17.12
Health Insurance $694.42
TOTAL DUE $19,048.58
  • All amounts are in Canadian dollar (CAD).
  • Amounts listed are the total of annual tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in fall 2020. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2021 and at later dates.
  • The fees can be paid in two equal instalments , one in advance for the first semester and the balance through a post-dated cheque of six months, prior to the start of the second semester of the year.
  • Fees for this program do not include the cost of the books which a student has to procure on their own

How to Apply

You can visit our website or download application form or visit us at our admission office in Chandigarh or speak to our representative. Once you meet the eligibility conditions below, you can deposit the application form with required documents and application fee to receive your letter of admission. The eligibility conditions are :

  • Successful completion of Class XII in any stream with a minimum 60% aggregate and 65% in English
  • Or
  • Achievement of a minimum score of 6.5 bands on the IELTS English proficiency test with no band less than 6
  • Or
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – score of at least 570 (or 230 if computer-based score), plus a minimum TWE (essay) score of 4.0, or IBT score of 88 with no section below 20.
Mandatory personal Interview with our Academic Team.

Toronto

Toronto is the biggest city in Canada with a population of over three million people. It produces almost one-fifth of Canada’s GDP and it’s the centre of the country’s financial community. It is quickly emerging as one of the safest and fastest growing commercial cities across America and Canada, and has recently seen an explosion of American and multinational companies setting up their operations in Toronto who see Toronto as the city of future .
 

George Brown College has its campus right in downtown where the students are exposed to multiple opportunities for internships, and careers with industries like leading hotel chains who are all around the centre of downtown Toronto

Transfer to Canada

You have an option to apply for transfer to George Brown College in Canada after studying and demonstrating academic success (with a requisite GPA) and other statutory requirements while studying two years of Bachelor of Sciences in Culinary Management at Chitkara University. You will be eligible to transfer into the third year of Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree of Culinary Management at George Brown College in Toronto with all transfer credits from the first two years of your study at Chitkara University where you will spend another two years of study to get a 4 year Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree of Culinary Management from George Brown College in Canada. You will also be eligible to apply and receive a three year of work permit after successful graduation.

However, apart from demonstrating academic success in the first two years at Chitkara University, you have to secure a study permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada or IRCC, the only Canadian government visa granting authority, and other conditions include but not limited to

  • Valid IELTS Score of 6.5 cumulative with no band less than 6.0
  • No prior refusal of any visa for Canada on your passport
  • Have demonstrated academic success while studying first two years of your culinary degree education at Chitkara University and secured minimum GPA.
Please note that IRCC has the sole right to grant or refuse any kind of visa to Canada and no external factor or entity has any say, control or influence on their decision. For more information visit
https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees- citizenship/services/studycanada/work.html.

Work in Canada

International Student Permit Information