Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Language and Culinary Arts Program

Language and Culinary Arts

Our four-week program allows you to experience Western cuisine and hospitality from a Canadian perspective. Learn working side by side with Red Seal chefs to learn Western food preparation and service. We also introduce you to the variety of cuisine in Western Canada.

Our professional chefs take you on an exciting culinary voyage of discovery each day in the TRU Culinary Arts building. Learn about food preparation, products and presentation reflecting the distinct flavours and cooking styles that Canada is famous for.

Sample week


Introduction to baking: 9 a.m. to noon
Language studies 1 - 3 p.m.


Seasonal Canadian cooking: 9 a.m. to noon
Indoor rock climbing: 1 - 3 p.m.


Downtown farmers market: 9 a.m. to noon
Language studies: 1 - 3 p.m.


Secrets to grilling food to perfection: 9 a.m. to noon
Language studies: 1 - 3 p.m.


Day at North Barriere Lake Resort barbecue and picnic: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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