Professional Cook

Already working in the cooking and food preparation, and want to pursue a career as a Professional Cook?  NLC offers the levels 2 (institutional entry) and 3 (direct entry) of technical training for indentured Professional Cooks.

Use this page to see the technical training schedule, discover prerequisites, learn about costs, and much more.

Interested but not an apprentice yet?  Check out the Foundation program.

Being a Professional Cook Apprentice

Professional Cook apprentices complete three levels of technical training and work-based hours that can lead to a Red-Seal certification.

Why NLC?

At NLC we have both industry recognized chefs and a real hands-on learning environment.  Our great kitchen and classrooms provides the technical training you need, when you need it.

What next?

To explore taking your technical training at NLC, review the Registration Checklist to make sure you've got everything you need!