International Service and Sommelier Training

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International Service and Sommelier Training

ITHQ Signature program - Service de la restauration 5293 (DVS) and Sommellerie 5314 (AVS)

Admission application periods

  • January 12 to March 1 (for August class start)
  • September 15 to November 1 (for January class start)

International applicants:

  • November 2 to February 1 (for August class start)
  • March 2 to June 1 (for January class start)

Online information session (In French only)

French is the language of instruction for this program.


Quench your thirst for knowledge

Are you passionate about the world of wine and gastronomy? Do you love to taste, smell, learn, discover and also share your passion with others? This exclusive ITHQ program combines high-level service techniques with knowledge of the fascinating world of wine and spirits. With this comprehensive training, you will become a professional steward/sommelier who is ready to work in the world’s best restaurants!

Sharpen your senses and expand your knowledge through:

  • Passionate instructors who are involved in the wine industry in Quebec and around the world
  • Visits to producers and meetings with specialists in the field
  • Practical courses at the ITHQ's teaching restaurants
  • Varied culinary events and prestigious competitions
  • An internship outside Quebec
  • An internship at a vineyard
  • A skills development internship in France or Italy
  • An internship at a Michelin-starred or Relais & Châteaux restaurant in Europe

You can also reach us at 514-282-5110 or toll free at 1 800 361-5111, extension 5110, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NOTE : The information on this page is subject to change.

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