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Top five reasons to study culinary arts ESL at VCC

Posted on July 23, 2015

Get skilled in Culinary ESL.


Top chefs get their start at VCC. Train with the best culinary instructors while advancing your English. Here are the top five reasons to get skilled at VCC:

  1. You're welcome here
    Learn English while you train to become a professional chef; VCC accepts those with a lower intermediate English level: Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 in Listening, Speaking, and Reading, and CLB 4 in Writing.

  2. It's the real thing
    Receive hands-on training from professional chefs and learn to work with industrial kitchen equipment. Produce real food to be sold in the VCC cafeteria and Seiffert Market.

  3. You get connected
    Gain industry experience on culinary practicums at top restaurants and hotels. Instructors work with industry partners to ensure student success.

  4. Your hours count
    Go on to get your Red Seal certification. Hours in the VCC kitchens and practicum go towards your apprenticeship with the ITA.

  5. Grads get jobs
    VCC graduates are in demand and are hired by leaders in the hospitality field - 85% of our students are hired during or a few months after program completion.

Tour our kitchens and learn about how you can further your English while training for a career in the food and hospitality industry. Sign up now for a free information session.