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Continuing Education

Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage Industry

(For more information, phone Trades & Technology, Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or email

Bartender Training

Bartending is a job unlike any other. In this hands-on course, based on standards set by the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council, you will gain the skills and knowledge you will need to enter the world of bartending. Topics include: setting up the bar, stocking and bar management, terminology, LCB rules and your responsibilities, and customer service. ​Tuition includes course materials.

Prerequisite: Serve it Right (Server) certificate; must be 19 years of age.

2019W TTCE 667V 001 • Apr 29 - May 4 (6 sessions) • Micheline Ouimet
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat • 9:00am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $595

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Professional Cook: Practical Challenge Assessment

Camosun College conducts practical assessments for Professional Cooks working in the culinary industry and looking to achieve the practical assessment component of the Certificate of Qualification for Professional Cook-1, 2, or 3 (PC-1, PC-2, PC-3).  Pre-requisite: candidates must first apply to, and have been approved by the Industry Training Authority (ITA). For information on the challenge process, visit, click on Apprenticeship and click on Professional CookHow to Challenge.
Contact us at to enquire about having your assessment completed with us.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Cooking Classes

Cooking classes include both hands-on and demonstrations to help students learn proper culinary arts techniques while enjoying a fun and creative kitchen environment.

Cooking with Curry New

Unlock the flavours of authentic Indian cuisine! Inspired by Chef Heidi’s travels in India and her lifelong love of Indian food, this class is perfect for those who love curry but can never make their curries taste "right". In class, she will focus on the key techniques that make vibrant, full-bodied Indian food. Clarify the world of Indian spices and learn how to make delicious food at home! Tonight’s menu includes homemade curry powder, fresh mint chutney, pappadum, spiced cauliflower, and traditional North Indian curry (either vegetarian or meat) with basmati rice.

2018F TTCE 511G 001 • Nov 22 (1 session) • Heidi Fink
  • Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Interurban
  • $85+GST

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Cooking: Mexican Taco Party

Back by popular demand! A fun cooking class devoted to producing authentic Mexican flavours. Learn to use traditional ingredients to make a variety of mouth-watering dishes. Students will work in groups of two to create a taco party meal. The focus in class will be on preparing soft masa tacos with several deliciously authentic fillings and condiments, including grilled flank steak, spiced beans, and homemade green and red salsas. Learn how easy it is to make homemade corn tortillas, and try various brands of store-bought tortillas to compare.

2019W TTCE 510G 001 • Apr 25 (1 session) • Heidi Fink
  • Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Interurban
  • $85+GST

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Join celebrated Chef Heidi Fink for a taste of Thailand as she guides you through the flavours and aromas of one of her favourite cuisines.  Thai cooking seems complex, but many delicious Thai dishes are simple and accessible to the average home cook.  Learn how to get the most out of basic ingredients and techniques. During the class, we will make and eat foods such as Thai street food lettuce wraps, hot and sour shrimp soup, red coconut chicken curry, and mango-coconut sticky rice.  Sparkling with vibrant flavours, these recipes are easily made at home.  Allergy Alert - Menu contains shrimp and peanuts. Please bring a 10" chef's knife, a vegetable peeler, a paring knife and an apron to class.  Class size is limited and early registration is recommended!

2019W TTCE 526G 001 • Jan 31 (1 session) • Heidi Fink
  • Thur • 6:00pm-8:30pm • Interurban
  • $80+GST

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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