Food and Beverage Hospitality Courses Offered in January
December 16, 2005

Learn the skills needed to work in the hospitality industry by taking bartending, bar management, food service, purchasing and food safety courses being offered this January by Wor-Wic Community College.

“Applied Food Service Sanitation” covers topics such as contamination, food-borne illness, pest control, quality assurance, and personal, facility and equipment sanitation. The class will meet on Tuesdays, Jan. 17 through April 25, from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at the college’s Berlin-Ocean City Instructional Center in Berlin.

Gain an understanding of how to manage a bar or beverage operation by taking “Bar and Beverage Management,” which is being offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 17 through April 25, from 12:45-2:15 p.m., at the college’s Berlin-Ocean City Instructional Center.

“Purchasing and Menu Planning for Profit” can help owners, managers and those interested in the restaurant business improve their profitability and market niche by learning about the principles of menu design, price determination, selection and procurement, quality concepts and forecasting. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 18 through April 26, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Students have the option of attending class either at the college’s Berlin-Ocean City Instructional Center or at the college campus on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

Learn about commercial restaurant operations, customer relations, suggestive selling and quality dining by taking “Food Service Management,” which is being offered on Thursdays, Jan. 19 through April 27, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at the college’s Berlin-Ocean City Instructional Center.

“Bartending and Mixology” is designed to help students who are interested in entry-level employment in the restaurant and club management industry gain skills in bartending principles and techniques. The class will meet on Tuesdays, Jan. 24 through March 14, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., at the college’s Berlin-Ocean City Instructional Center.

Food service professionals interested in obtaining food safety certification by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) can take “Serving Safe Food,” which covers topics such as sanitation, food flow procedures and information from the Food and Drug Administration’s food code. A certificate from the NRA will be awarded to students who satisfactorily complete the course and receive a passing grade on the examination. The class will meet on Thursdays, Jan. 26 through March 23, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the college campus in Salisbury.

For more information, call (410) 334-2815 or (410) 641-4134.