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Food & Beverage Operations Certificate

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Prepare yourself to enter the workforce with a Food & Beverage Operations Certificate!  

This certificate will focus on preparing you to work in the Food and Beverage Industry (Restaurants, Food Trucks, Bakeries, Catering, etc..)

Total Certificate of Training Units:     15.5-17

Proposed Class Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

HOSP 53 Intro. to Food & Beverage  (3 units) HOSP 58 Safety & Sanitation (3 units)
HOSP 63 Hospitality Supervision (1.5)
HOSP 64 Customer Service (3 units)
Elective HOSP 70 Cost Control  (3 units)
*HOSP 20 Catering (2)   *COOP 91.21 Work Experience  (1-2 units) 

Electives (Choose 1-1.5 units)

HOSP 21 Urban Ag -Culinary
HOSP 77 Bakeshop: Yeasted and Non-Yeasted Breads
HOSP 84 Chocolate I: Introduction to Chocolate
HOSP 22 Sustainable Cooking
HOSP 78 Bakeshop: Basic Baking Techniques
HOSP 87 Bakeshop: Regional French Desserts
HOSP 40 Wine  Fundamentals
HOSP 81: Bakeshop: Pies and Tarts
HOSP 88 Chocolate II: Chocolates and Confections
HOSP 56 Hosp. Sales & Marketing
HOSP 82 Cakes, Tortes & Decorating Techniques

HOSP 61 Introduction to Professional Meeting Planning
HOSP 83 Bakeshop: French Pastries & Rest. Style Desserts

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Questions? Contact Molly Jansen at (831) 646-4123,