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Management Skills for Commercial Kitchens

Management Skills for Commercial Kitchens

Program Overview

This program is an up-skilling opportunity that grants current or future kitchen owners and managers the skills and insight to manage a professional kitchen in any setting, ranging from food trucks, to long term care facilities. Develop practical skills you can implement immediately to create a high functioning and profitable kitchen. Gain a broad understanding of human resource management, inventory control, menu planning and marketing in our interactive online environment.

You will learn

  • To create a functional kitchen layout
  • To understand recipe conversions and portion sizes, and identify price points
  • Human Resource skills, including staff recruitment and retention, and conflict resolution
  • To develop a social media presence for your business and engage in social media marketing
  • Time management, budget planning, and inventory control skills
  • To recognize regulations regarding the Workers' Compensation Board, Occupational Health and Safety, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Program Format

  • Online, asynchronous (available 24/7)
  • This program is made up of 4 individual courses:
    • Introduction to Professional Kitchen Management
    • Professional Kitchen Management Operations
    • Menu Planning in Professional Kitchens
    • Human Resource Management in Professional Kitchens
  • Complete courses in any order to tailor training to your career goals
  • Each course includes instructional videos, PowerPoint presentations, case studies and assignments

This program qualifies for funding! Enroll one or more employees in the program and pay only one-third of the cost with the Canada-Alberta Job Grant! Apply at least 30 days in advance.

How to Register

Registration is available online 24/7. Both Visa and Mastercard payments are accepted. If you are a business or organization looking to register one or more employees, ce [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca (subject: Company%20Profile%20Request) (contact us )for information on setting up a Company Profile. 

  1. Click to view all course offerings open for registration
  2. Find the course you want and "add to cart"
  3. Create an account
  4. Click "Checkout"
  5. Pay online with a credit card


You have questions, we have answers. Contact us by ce [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca (email) or call 403.356.4900

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Red Deer Polytechnic Inquiries

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca

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