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Free Culinary Arts & Hospitality Classes


Starts on April 1st, 2016 and occurs every year on the same day.




Holyoke, Springfield, Ware, and Northampton


Milissa Daniels 413-552-2042 Sheila Kelly 413-552-2027 Bob Griffin 413-552-2086



Need a job? Need an even better job? Free professional development training can jumpstart or advance your career. Learn skills that will help you get a job, do a better job, get promoted and earn more money. Classes include… ? Core skills for all food & beverage employees ? TIPS and ServSafe certifications ? Food & wine pairing, upselling ? Food prep skills ? Customer service for the hospitality industry ? Management & supervision ? Plus much more (see other side for complete list) The classes will be held at Holyoke Community College and in Northampton, Springfield, and Ware. Classes are being offered by Training and Workforce Options, a joint venture of Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. The classes are being paid for, in part, by a rapid response grant from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education; and course selections were developed with assistance from members of The Greater Springfield Convention and Visitor Bureau. Preferred Qualifications: Desire to get a job or to advance your career. For unemployed workers, high school diploma or equivalent, English language ability, a clean CORI. and/or a good work history are helpful. For current employees, all you need is the recommendation of your employer. Hurry, classes start in April and end in June. Space is limited. For more information or to sign up, contact: Milissa Daniels, 413-552-2042, mdaniels@hcc.edu Sheila Kelly, 413-552-2027, skelly@hcc.edu Bob Griffin, 413-552-2086, rgriffin@hcc.edu www.hcc.edu/freetraining