Food Service

​Food Service Program is a two-part course that prepares individuals with disabilities to work in the food service industry.

Tier 1 is a 12-week program that covers all of the basics of food service.

Tier 2 will be an additional 4 weeks that includes an advanced curriculum for qualified students to learn: food prep skills, basic operation and care of kitchen equipment, and earn ServSafe Certification.

Training Includes:

  • Customer service
  • Basic food handling & preparation
  • Portions
  • Weights & measures
  • Utensils
  • Food service terms
  • Safety & sanitation procedures
  • ServSafe instruction

Program Requirements:

  • ​Be tactful and work well with others
  • Follow verbal instructions
  • Have a negative PPD/tuberculosis test
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Lift and carry heavy trays and food containers
  • Stoop, bend and stretch
Two food services students holding trays of desserts. 

WTC food service students get hands-on experience in customer service and food prep in the WTC cafeteria and kitchen.

Food services students listening to the cafeteria manager give instructions. 

Food Service Training Handout

Food Service Training Handout PDF

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