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Red Seal Examination Certificate

Red Seal Examination Certificate

100 Hours – 5 Weeks (Full Time)

​​​This course is designed for working chefs who have completed, or almost completed, the 6,000-hour experience requirement needed to sit for the Red Seal examination and who need to review the theory essential to successful completion of the exam. This is not a diploma course, nor do the hours count towards Red Seal or other certifications. The Red Seal preparation course is, however, a very efficient and effective tool to prepare for writing the Red Seal examination and will increase the potential for success significantly.

Note: This is not a Diploma Course and these hours do not count towards your Red Seal. This is a preparatory course for the Red Seal Exam. The exam is with the Ontario College of Trades.

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005


Program Highlights

Sanitation, Safety and Equipment
Bake Theory
Basic Nutrition
Culinary Techniques - Basic
Communications - Basic

Techniques of Baking
Kitchen Management
Food Theory - Basic
Quantity Food Preparation

Download the Top Toques Red Seal Examination Certificate Outline

Upcoming Class Dates

All classes start on the same date.
April 11th, 2023
May 15th, 2023
August 8th, 2023

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Top 10 Reasons to Train at
Top Toques Institute of Culinary Excellence


Hands-on practical training with Red Seal Chefs, Chef de Cuisines, Certified Culinary Educators, and World Master Chef Society members.


Continuous start dates. Top Toques has new programs starting every 5 to 10 weeks. Why wait to start your future? Ask us today about our next upcoming start dates.


Career Action Plan Services (CAPS). Students learn the necessary skills to complete job searches, interviews, and other career-building skills.


Small class sizes. Get the attention you deserve with our personalized boutique-style instruction. Students work directly with our top trained chef instructors.


Flexible class schedules. Earn while you learn! We offer both part time and full time studies. Most full time programs are only 4 hours a day, leaving you time to work.


97% employment rate. Our graduates are actively working in the food service industry locally and globally. We take pride in our students success.


As a graduate of Top Toques you can always come back for placement assistance and course refreshers. We are always here to help our students anyway we can.


Red Seal Exam Review Privileges


Comprehensive & Accelerated Programs. All our programs are offered in an accelerated time frame and can be completed in as little as 15 weeks, with programs designed to offer 70% practical training and 30% theory-based.


Flexible payment plans. Top Toques offers flexible in-house payment plans. We will also direct you towards any government funding when available.

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