Top Canadian culinary schools include International Culinary Schools at the Art Institute of Vancouver, Niagara Culinary Institute, the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts and Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa. Others include the Stratford Chefs School, the Northwestern Culinary Academy of Vancouver and the Constellation College of Hospitality in Toronto.
International Culinary Schools is a highly regarded program that offers training in a range of international cuisines and professional techniques. It is the only United States-based program found in Canada. Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa is a branch of the extremely esteemed curriculum based on the original Parisian model and boasts a faculty of world-class instructors. The Culinary Institute of Canada at Holland College is one of Canada's most famous home-grown programs and hosts Canada's chef competition team.
Elliot House Restaurant and Chef School, or Mississauga Chef School, in Mississauga Ontario caters to both professional and amateur students and offers a small-scale, intimate learning environment. Niagara Culinary Institute, on the other hand, offers large, state-of-the-art facilities, on-site dining room training and access to a wide range of relevant professional internships. The Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver also has a highly professional focus, offering students degrees in culinary arts, pastry and baking as well as restaurant management. The school also affords exposure to some of the very best dining establishments in the highly cosmopolitan city.