About the program

Professional Cooking is a fast-paced and hands on program that readies you for an exciting career in the food industry. Home cooks, food lovers, or aspiring chefs learn the latest cooking techniques at the premiere Quebec Centre of Expertise for the culinary cooking arts.

You will work with our seasoned chef instructors in our state of the art facilities. Through hands-on and collaborative learning you discover how to translate your passion for food into a professional career. Our professional cooks gain the knowledge and ability to manage all facets of food preparation, from mise en place, to service, to food preparation and menu creation. We guide you step by step through our easy to learn cooking modules. You will have the opportunity to cook for guests in our Le Saucier dining room, as well as train in some of the top Montreal restaurants as part of our student placement program.

Skills you will learn:

  • Blending a range of ingredients and food types
  • Different styles of international cooking
  • Professional skills to work in or start up your own food related business

A career as a chef
The food industry is highly creative and artistic and will enable you to work worldwide. Chefs are in high demand and many of our graduates work in top food establishments in Montreal and internationally.



After years of dreaming of becoming a professional chef, PACC has moulded & nurtured those dreams into a wonderful reality.




Aramark is an American food service company. We provide all the food service at the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays. I am now the lead cook. I started at ARAMAK as a 2nd cook, 2 months later I was employee of the month then I got promoted to lead cook because of my culinary knowledge from Pearson and my work ethic