Food Services

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Everyone loves getting a tasty treat from a bakery or restaurant, but have you ever wondered how a real kitchen works? There’s a lot that goes on in a kitchen. Ingredients need to be stored correctly and at the right temperatures. Utensils and surfaces need to be cleaned and maintained properly. Sales need to be rung up on the cash register. Last but not least, the food needs to be prepared and served!

There is a lot to learn, and every task and team member is important. It all comes down to presenting the customer with great-looking, delicious food! Creating great food is all about the details, and at VTEC, we teach students how each part contributes to a great customer experience.

VTEC’s Food Services program is designed to introduce students to the many aspects of the Food Services industry. Students will work as part of a team in a real working bakery. You’ll learn firsthand how to create a variety of baked goods and treats right alongside other students. Each student will be provided their own uniform, footwear, and textbook full of the latest information on the industry.

Here is a small sample of what you can learn in our twelve-week program:

• Food Preparation
• Food Handling Safety
• Packaging and Assembly
• Sales and Cash Register Operation
• CPR and First Aid

In today’s job market, having the right skills is only one aspect of success. Not only will you learn skills needed for Food Services, but you will also learn the professional and personal skills you need to pursue a job in your chosen field.

• Interview Skills
• Time Management
• Personal Budgeting
• Creative Problem Solving
• How to Write a Professional Resume
• Decision Making
• Conflict Resolution


Students will be awarded a certificate of skills mastery upon completion of the course. This certificate lets employers know that you have the skills needed to excel. Students will also earn certification through ServSafe, the leader in food preparation education, as well as CPR and basic first aid!

Opportunity Awaits

At VTEC, we connect education and opportunity—giving our students the best chance for success! After completing your course, we can get you in touch with employers looking for qualified individuals just like you!

How to Get Started

Now that you know what the Food Services program at VTEC is all about, it is time to take the next step! Just click the “More Information” button to get in touch with our staff. Enrolling in VTEC is easy, and in many cases, our students qualify for tuition assistance to get them on the fast track to their future! We may even have transportation options available in your area! So don’t wait. Click below to get in touch with our staff today!

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