Workplace and Social Integration

Paid restaurant training and socio-professional support

A paid professional training and personal support program allowing participants to successfully enter the labour market and develop careers in the restaurant industry.

The Program

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday - Entrance every Monday

27 weeks of kitchen training

Practical and theoretical training in professional kitchens


Supervision and support from experienced chefs

70 hours of personal and social support

Support in achieving your objectives to improve your quality of life


Group workshops on a variety of subjects related to social and practical skills

6 weeks of job integration training

Internship with support


Job searching with support

Interested in the program?

Complete the form by clicking on the button below and we will contact you!

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Program Details

Successfully executing a recipe and becoming an assistant cook requires time, precision, knowledge and science! You’ll get all of that from Resto Plateau in its integration program.

27 weeks of kitchen training

Theory and Practice

  • Culinary vocabulary and terms
  • Kitchen implements
  • Knife skills
  • Cooking methods
  • Culinary production modules
  • Hygiene and health codes (MAPAQ)
  • Hazardous materials used in the workplace (WHMIS)
  • Prevention program for workplace health and safety (SST)

Kitchen Brigade Training (Central Kitchen)

  • Pantry
  • Vegetable / Soup
  • Roast / Sauté
  • Pastry
  • Maintenance and Dishwashing
  • Cash Register
  • Customer Service

Catering Training

  • Sandwiches
  • Salads
  • Platters
  • Small bites
  • Hot Trays
  • Pastry
  • Maintenance and Dishwashing

70 hours of personal and social support

Personalized Support

  • Individual meetingswith psychosocial support workers and career coaches
  • Educational support French language, mathematics, computers

Group Workshops

  • Personal and social training workshops e.g., budgets, communication, self-awareness, etc.
  • Career workshops dynamic methods for job searching, CVs, interview skills, etc.

6 weeks of job integration training

Job Integration

  • Supporting in finding an internship and throughout its duration
  • Internship
  • Job search with support
  • Personalized supportfor 24 months after program completion

Eligibility Criteria

Must meet the criteria from Emploi-Québec

Be 18 years or older
Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have a recognized refugee status
Be available full-time for 8 months

Required Conditions for Participation

Good oral and written French comprehension
Mastery of basic mathematics


Have any questions? Want to register?

Call us

514 527-5997, poste 2311

Write to us by filling out this form



The first step is to fill out the form found on this page. Next, we’ll invite you to a meeting for more information, and if you are still interested, we’ll interview you.

The integration program is recognized by Emploi-Québec and the Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

We offer personalized support: that means that we’ll evaluate your journey during the weeks that you participate. This will allow us to get an idea of where you are in relationship to your objectives and to weigh the different options out with you.

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