Monday, May 25, 2015

Is a career in Food and Nutrition Management right for you?

Centennial College’s Food and Nutrition Management program is ever-growing and shows great promise for both employment and student satisfaction. As t he longest established two-year program of its sort in the Greater Toronto Area, Centennial’s Food and Nutrition Management has been the recipient of numerous awards for its approach to preparing students to pursue challenging careers as managers in the dynamic and growing healthcare and food service industry. With such recognition, Centennial is the obvious choice for prospective students.

The program will build your skills in the areas of food, nutrition and management. Students will be able to secure careers in hospitals, long-term care facilities, community agencies and catering services.

Our program

During your time in the School of Community and Health Studies, you will learn to combine food service administration and healthcare to interpret and apply nutritional needs and principles to promote health. Among the specific knowledge and areas of practical application in food labs will be:
  • Nutrition
  • Food service
  • Business
  • Human relations
  • Human resources
  • Financial management
  • Sanitation of food
  • Menu planning
  • Large quantity cooking
  • Menu design
  • Medical nutrition therapy
Putting Nutrition on the Menu

Students will learn how to develop menu plans, the fundamental elements of nutrition and compose recipes for specialized diets.

Get hands-on experience

During the fourth semester of the program, students will embark on a field placement to develop the managerial skills required to fulfill an entry-level position in the health care food/nutrition industry upon graduation.

Nationally Accredited

The Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM) accredits the Food and Nutrition Management program. As a graduate, you will be eligible for membership in the CSNM and the Ontario Society of Nutrition Management. CSNM membership is a requirement of the Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to work in a long-term care facility and many acute care facilities.

What students are saying

"The Food and Nutrition Management program was pivotal in my success in the field - it equipped me with valuable knowledge and practical skills to succeed in a highly competitive industry. Teachers are very informative and highly connected to the vast partners in the field - allowing for valuable insight, input and education which open doors to great career opportunities".

-Nancy Au, Food and Nutrition Management Graduate, 2013

As a student of one of the highest regarded programs, you will feel confident knowing that Centennial is the right choice to help you get closer to the career you always wanted.