Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Kimberly Johnstone

Name: Ms. Kimberly Johnstone
Affiliation: Culinary Arts
Phone: 828-5356


Honours diploma, Culinary Arts S.A.I.T., Inst. Dip. British Columbia; is Trade Certified and is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary. Provincial Instructors diploma.


Provincial Training learning guide revision 1999, 2005.
Editor for Culinary Arts Open textbook

Employment History

Kimberly brings 30 years of industry experience and positions in first class kitchens of Canada and varied international experience having traveled throughout Asia and Australia to the Cook Training Program. Previous to joining the TRU Culinary Arts Instructional Team she instructed the Provincial Apprenticeship Program through OC in Kelowna. Most recently, she was involved in a Provincial wide revision of the Culinary Arts Program Curriculum.
Culinary Arts program chairperson Thompson Rivers Univerisity.

Courses Taught

Meat, poultry and seafood cookery
Vegetable cookery
Garde manger Cold kitchen
Baking and desserts
Hotel and restaurant management 1210
"Chef for a day" continuing education course

Professional Affiliations

- Provincial Articulation chair for the Cook Training programs of British Columbia.
Certified Industry Training Authority Assessor for the cook trade. Working with the ITA for well over 15 years, I have been involved with multiple forms of assessment including development of the Multiple Assessment Pathways project (MAP). This nationally recognized program was accredited by the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship.
Member of the development team for establishment of a standardized test bank for Culinary programs in British Columbia.