Offered as work-study training, this program lets you master all of the foundational techniques you need to be a professional cook. Consisting of mainly workshops and internships, this learning format is ideal if you want to get into the action of the kitchen right away.
Continue your learning with a team of talented and experienced instructors. In addition to communicating technical knowledge, they will also share their work philosophy, values and leadership to help you grow in a profession that is both demanding and exciting.
A unique approach
The ITHQ is the only specialized institution in its field that uses a skills-based approach that integrates in-depth knowledge of the 4 basic food groups:
Want to keep learning? The Cuisine and Gastronomy ITHQ Signature program is an excellent foundation for the Advanced Culinary Arts (AVS), Contemporary Pastry Arts (AVS), Plant-Based Food and Cooking (ITHQ Diploma) and Kitchen Management (ACS) programs.
For more information and admission (French only)
French is the language of instruction for ITHQ programs, with the exception of WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Level 3 Award in Wines (English only), Montréal Tourist Guide and Applied Bachelor in Hospitality and Hotel Management (bilingual: French and English).