Cooking and Catering Training Program Set for May

March 12, 2021
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – Looking to spice up your career?

Training Program Cornwall

The Eastern Ontario Training Board is recruiting for a Cooking and Catering training program, scheduled to begin on May 3, 2021.

“The objective of the program is to offer a hands on experience for students to gain fundamental knowledge of basic kitchen practices in order to help them become confident and competent in the workplace,” says Kimberly Hamilton, Operations Manager at Eastern Ontario Training Board.

The training program will run for 8 weeks. Classes will take place in a local commercial kitchen and will be delivered by St. Lawrence College. Students will develop the knowledge and applied skills to enter into employment in a restaurant, hotel, caterer or institutional food service. Classes focus on food and key cooking techniques and will include

  • Safe Food Handling
  • Smart Server
  • First Aid / CPR  / AED

EOTB will work with participants while in training to ensure successful transition to job placements as well as support participants in securing employment with a wage subsidy for 12 weeks. Eligible candidates will receive free tuition as well as other supports as needed (e.g. transportation, child care, accommodations, etc.)

EOTB is currently recruiting for two streams:

Jobs Now

  • self-identified disability
  • not in receipt of or eligible for EI
  • unemployed
  • ready, willing and legally entitled to work in Canada (Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee)

JobsNow – YOUTH

  • 15-30 years old
  • unemployed, not in full time education or training
  • experiences a barrier to employment (could be a wide range of barriers but might include, no high school diploma, in receipt of social assistance, precarious housing, visible minority, etc)

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to contact Job Zone d’emploi for more information. Please call 613-933-9675.

About the Eastern Ontario Training Board

The Eastern Ontario Training Board (EOTB) was established to play a leading role in labour force development. It undertakes a number of projects throughout the year, and publishes the TOP report on local labour force issues. More info can be found online:

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