Food Services

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Have you ever wondered how a commercial kitchen works? There are a lot of moving pieces, and every task and team member is important. Success in food services depends on many factors, such as storing ingredients properly, maintaining clean utensils & surfaces, and customer service skills.

Creating great food is a detailed process, and at VTEC, we teach students the skills that contribute to a great customer experience.

VTEC’s Food Services course is designed to introduce students to the ins and outs of the Food Services industry. Students will work as part of a team in a commercial bakery, learning firsthand how to create a variety of baked goods and treats. Each student will be provided with a uniform, proper footwear, and textbook full of the latest industry information.

Our twelve-week course includes:

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

In today’s job market, having the right skills is only one aspect of success. In addition to learning food service skills, VTEC students also learn the professional and personal skills needed to pursue a job, including:

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


Students will receive a VTEC skills mastery certificate and an industry accreditation certificate upon completion of the course. Along with CPR and basic first aid training, these certificates prove that you have the skills needed to succeed. Career possibilities in the Food Services field include:

• Food Service Associate

• Counter Clerk

• Dishwasher

• Line Cook/Prep

• Food Service Technician

Opportunity Awaits

At VTEC, we provide education that creates opportunity – giving our students the best chance for success. After completing the course, we can assist in your job search by connecting you to employers looking for qualified individuals like you!

How to Get Started

Now that you know what the Food Services course at VTEC is all about, it is time to take the next step. Contact us today to begin your future career! Our staff guides you through the enrollment process, including eligibility for tuition assistance through Vocational Rehabilitation. Transportation is also available in certain areas. We’re with you every step of the way!

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