5183 Trussler Road
Ayr , ON N0B 1E0
Chef training facility - Our difference is in our rural location, the time spent in the field to cultivate fruits and vegetables, our small class size, and a flexible, part time schedule that each student can customize to meet their own personal needs and goals. Click below to find out more about the unique opportunity of studying at the 1909 Culinary Academy.
Learn about: Sanitation, Safety & Equipment * Basic Nutrition * Basic Communications * Basic Calculations * Kitchen Management * Basic Food Theory * Bake Theory * Basic Culinary Techniques * Techniques of Baking * Quantity Food Preparation * International Cuisine * Cheese Making * Dietary Restrictions * Butchery * Brick Wood Fired Ovens * Authentic Southern BBQ Techniques * Horticulture * Charcuterie & Sausage Making * Food, Beverage & Labour Cost Controls * Advanced Communication * Advanced Calculations * Advanced Food Theory * Pastry, Desserts & Related Theory * Advanced Culinary Techniques * Cuisine-A La Carte *
Hours of Operation
Hours: • Tue-Fri 4 pm–8 pm and Sat-Sun 12 pm–8 pm
No reservations are needed at the 1909. When you arrive at the schoolhouse, place your order, find a table on the patio or a picnic table around the property and enjoy the sights and sounds of the countryside.
Dogs are permitted but not encouraged. Service dogs are always welcome. Pets must be on a leash, must be cleaned up after, and are not to interact with other guests.
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Payment Methods: Cash, Debit
Other / Notes
Eligibility: Admission Requirements
Ideally, candidates will be at least seventeen (17) years of age and have completed high school, but we recognize that all students learn differently. If you haven’t graduated or completed a GED equivalent program, let us know. With twenty years of teaching experience, our Executive Chef, Murray Zehr has trained thousands of students, many of whom are better suited to the kitchen than the classroom.
Application: How to Apply
Fill out an Application submit the administration fee (this will be deducted off your tuition once you are accepted)
Send us a copy of your high school, college, or university transcripts
An Offer of Admission will be sent to you once you are accepted to the program
A Deposit of $3,000.00 will be required to secure your position.