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Are you passionate about the culinary arts and eager to embark on a journey into the dynamic world of food service and hospitality?

Our "Introduction to the Foodservice and Hospitality Industry" course is your gateway to a thrilling career in this thriving field. This comprehensive program is meticulously designed to provide you with a strong foundation in fundamental culinary concepts and methods while immersing you in the multifaceted realm of food service operations.

In This Course You'll Learn To:

  • maintain a safe and sanitary workplace environment
  • obtain a ServSafeĀ® Food Handler Certificate
  • explore food preparation and presentation techniques, refine flavors and demonstrate knife skills
  • create a professional resume for future employment ventures
  • obtain a Connecticut Tourism Coalition CHAT certificate
  • obtain TIPs certification for safe alcohol service and intervention strategies
  • have knowledge of the basics of restaurant and lodging operations

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • GED or high school diploma

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