St. Charles Adult and Continuing Education
Mountain Campus, Culinary Arts Education

Cooking and culinary arts classes available in two formats:

10 month program

Teaches both practical and theoretical knowledge and techniques of professional cooking. Includes 32 weeks in-class and an 8 week work placement. Students can earn up to 8 secondary school credits upon completion.

Sep 3 2019-Jun 26 2020

Jan 31 2020-Jan 30 2021 (No class July or August)

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-1:30 pm

Fees: $700 includes chef uniform, set of chef knives, textbooks, workbook, and food safety certifications

6 week program Focuses on kitchen instruction: food preparation, storage, and safe handling, cooking techniques, and knife skills. A secondary school credit provided upon completion.

Oct 21 2019-Dec 4 2029

Mar 26 2020-May 12 2020

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-1:30 pm

Programs operated through the Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) and funded through the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

150 East 5th St
Hamilton, ON
L9A 2Z8
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Dates: Contact for details
Phone: 905-577-0555 Press 5


Age 18 years and older; Adults no longer attending secondary school. Must have successfully completed at least 16 secondary school credits. Proof of Canadian citizenship or landed immigrant status. Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 6 or higher.


Call to make an appointment. For 10 week class complete the application form Required documents: passport or birth certificate, proof of Ontario residency, immigration documentation (for landed immigrants or refugees)


Program - fees vary depending on program


Fully Accessible



Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit