Culinary Training Academy:
An Introductory Food Service & Hospitality Course

Our Culinary Training Academy provides students with the culinary and life skills training needed to pursue a sustainable career in the food industry. The comprehensive course covers: food safety and sanitation; culinary math; scientific principles in cooking; knife skills; preparing stocks, soups and sauces; baking and fermentation; recognizing quality; working in the front and back of the house; meeting customer needs; professional ethics and much more. There is also a hands-on learning component to the course where students work in a real-world setting and learn how to plan, design and execute a menu, work within a budget, and master all aspects of customer service.

Upon completion of the curriculum, students sit for certification in ServeSafe Food Manager and American Culinary Federation Certified Fundamental Cook. These certifications are issued with passing marks on the national accredited testing.

TCFB’s Culinary Training Academy students also teaches students essential soft skills: writing a resume, mock interviews, working in a team, stress relief, and time management. We also provide students with tours of local, professional kitchens and have built relationships with local employers to help place students in paid positions and internships. Our goal is for 100% of students to graduate with the knowledge and credentials they need for promising careers in a rapidly growing field.

Upcoming Courses:

Class 1: March 27 to June 16, 2023
Class 2: July 10 to October 6, 2023
Class 3: October 23, to January 19, 2024

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